The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication announced its lineup of speakers for the 44th annual Murrow Symposium, Wednesday–Thursday, April 3–4, on the WSU Pullman campus.
The event brings together influential journalists, producers, strategists, advertising and public relations executives, and educators to discuss the most important and emerging trends in the communication industry.
“The Murrow Symposium is consistent with WSU’s pursuit of an outstanding educational experience for its students,” said Bruce Pinkleton, dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. “This event, rich with industry leaders, provides a unique, out-of-the-classroom opportunity for students to develop applicable skills and cultivate important industry relationships.”
Key speakers include:
NPR special correspondent
2019 Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award winner
AMS sealed meteorologist
710 ESPN Seattle
KING5 TV news anchor
Master Classes and Workshop speakers include:
Chief privacy officer
Manager, Senior Consultant Team
Community and design lead
Additionally, Murrow Symposium has an all‑star lineup of panelists representing diverse areas of the industry, including broadcast media, digital media, corporate communications, branding, public speaking and public relations. See a lineup of all speakers at the Murrow Symposium website.
Also notable is a special performance by the Pullman Stand Up Comedy Club, noon–1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 3.
“The communication industry is evolving rapidly, and we are committed to preparing our students to hit the ground running once they graduate,” said Corrie Wilder, marketing director and clinical assistant professor at the Murrow College. “We’ve added a career fair, increased our one‑on‑one coaching opportunities and included additional hands‑on production workshops to make this a premier event for networking and student development.”
Symposium registration is now open and there are media passes available upon request. For questions regarding media credentials, queries or scheduling interviews, contact Wilder at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow @murrowcollege or #Symposium44 on Twitter for the latest news and updates.