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Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

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

Cheri Brennan

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

Rick Boyce

Vice Chair, Murrow Professional Advisory Board
Digital pioneer in online advertising

Bruce Amundson

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

Murrow Advisory Board Charter

View the charter (pdf)

Active Members

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Carolyn Sawyer
Entrepreneur, Journalist, Philanthropist Read more Advisory Board
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Maddie Freiberg
Enterprise Customer Success Manager, Esper Read more Advisory Board
Jill Ballo
Jill Ballo
Assistant General Counsel supporting Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division Read more Advisory Board
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Ana Cabrera
Ana Cabrera is based in New York and anchors the weekend primetime edition of CNN Newsroom. Read more Advisory Board
Eric Johnson
A television news anchor, sports director and news and feature reporter at various Northwest television stations, including the last 20 years at KOMO-TV in Seattle. Read more Advisory Board, Hall of Achievement, Our Alumni
Sherry Nebel
A four-decade career in global communication initially took flight with a Murrow degree. 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, Our Alumni
Liz Pritchard
Vice President, Sales Training & Development, Fox Television Stations Sales New York (a division of 21st Century Fox) Read more Advisory Board
Loree Wagner
A communications expert with experience in public relations, corporate messaging, media relations, crisis communication and social media. Read more Advisory Board, Our Alumni