Whether reporting on candidates and campaigns, providing a platform for debate and discussion, or educating voters, the media has a profound effect on public opinion in an election year. The Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series will bring together notable alumni experts from across the communications industry to share their perspectives on the media’s role and responsibility covering political campaigns and elections.
Jackie Nespral, A.B. '89, journalist, NBC 6
Distinguished Alumni Speakers:
The Honorable Alex Ferrer, J.D. ’86, attorney, retired Florida Circuit Court judge, former host of the nationally syndicated court show Judge Alex, and legal commentator on Fox News, CNN, Headline News, and MSNBC
Cynthia Hudson, A.B. ’85, M.A. ’97, senior vice president and managing director, CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S.
Chuck Todd, Hon. ’14, political director, NBC News, moderator, NBC’s Meet the Press, and host, MSNBC’s MTP Daily
Maribel Perez Wadsworth, B.S.C. ’93, president, News at Gannett Media, and publisher, USA TODAY