Baylor journalism alumnus Pat Dougherty, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor of the Anchorage Daily News who covered Sarah Palin's rise in national politics, will lead a political discussion from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in room 245 of the Castellaw Communications Center on the Baylor campus. The discussion is part of a larger celebration called "Baylor University: A Legacy of Excellence in Journalism Education," which recognizes more than 110 years of educating students for careers in journalism.
Aspiring sports reporters and fans will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of some of the nation's leading sportswriters and commentators during a panel discussion from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 21, in the Baines Room at the Bill Daniel Student Center on the Baylor University campus. The event is hosted by the Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media in Baylor's College of Arts and Sciences.
The Baylor University Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media is celebrating more than 110 years of educating students for careers in journalism on Oct. 20-21 with a special emphasis on the classes of 1958 to 1976, fondly known as the Cheavens-McHam era.