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LESTER HOLT TO RECEIVE THE EDWARD R. MURROW LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

LesterHolt headshotThe Edward R. Murrow College of Communication is pleased to announce Lester Holt as the keynote speaker and recipient of the 2020 Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism at the 45th Murrow Symposium.

Holt, news anchor for the weekday edition of NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC, will receive the Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism and will give the keynote speech at the 45th Murrow Symposium at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, in the Compton Union Building Senior Ballroom at Washington State University’s Pullman campus.

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Murrow College announces two promotions for the start of spring semester

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The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University announces the promotion of two current staff members.

Stacey J.T. Hust will serve as the new Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and College Operations and Sara Stout will become the new Assistant Dean of Student Services.

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The Murrow Symposium

Virtually every spring since 1973, the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University has hosted the Murrow Symposium, an event that brings prominent media figures to the WSU Pullman campus to discuss contemporary issues facing the communication professions and offers current students the opportunity to interact with and seek valuable advice from alumni and communication professionals from across the state of Washington and beyond.

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About the College

Edward R. Murrow is known for taking his audience places they had never been and allowing them to experience things they could never imagine. True to our legacy, the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication is dedicated to providing students—the communications professionals of the future—this same level of inspiration, experience, and real-world education.

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Student Work

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Murrow students partner with Pullman SD
Coursework gets students career-ready through real-world experience Read more News, Student Work
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Student journalists connect with rural communities in the region.

Murrow College improves rural news coverage one small town at a time
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Murrow College to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy collegiate wind competition
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Society of Professional Journalists recognizes Murrow, WSU students
The Society of Professional Journalists honored more than a dozen WSU student journalists with its regional 2019 Mark of Excellence awards. Read more Journalism and Media Production, News, Student Work

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Degree Programs

Undergraduate

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication has three distinct academic fields of study in our undergraduate program: Communication & Society, Journalism & Media Production, Strategic Communication.

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Graduate

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication Graduate Studies Program offers master’s and doctorate degree programs.

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