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Murrow Advisory Board

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication enjoys a close professional association with graduates and supporters of the College through The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication Professional Advisory Board. Members of this group are industry professionals representing journalism, broadcasting, public relations, advertising, and other many evolving fields in the communication profession. Professional Advisory Board members are charged with the responsibility of contributing their knowledge, vision, and experience to enable the College to meet and exceed expectations of The Edward R. Murrow legacy and to help the College chart a successful course for the future.

Board Leadership

Bruce Amundson

Chair, Murrow Professional Advisory Board
Retired, Director of Communications for US West and Weyerhaeuser

Cheri Brennan

Vice Chair, Murrow Professional Advisory Board
Founder, Alliance Communications – Bellevue, WA

Sherry Nebel

Past Chair, Murrow Professional Advisory Board
Retired, Director of Communication, The Boeing Company – Seattle WA

Murrow Advisory Board Charter

View the charter (pdf)

Active Members

Deborah “DJ” Wilson
President and general manager of Belo Corporation's KGW Media Group in Portland, Oregon, since 2007. Read more Advisory Board, Our Alumni
Albert Powell Jr.
Dr. Albert Powell is Director of Learning Technologies for Colorado State University, supervising campus Classroom Support Services and the CSU Online Learning Technology Unit Read more Advisory Board, Journalism and Broadcast, Our Alumni
Peter Bhatia
Visiting professor in journalism ethics at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University Read more Advisory Board
Jill Ballo
Jill Ballo
Assistant General Counsel supporting Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division Read more Advisory Board