Friars Leaders: Callie Crossley

We're pleased to welcome Callie Crossley to Simmons.

Starts:  3/22/2017  4:30 PM
Location: M501/M502

We are proud to welcome Callie Crossley to Simmons for our 2016/17 Friars Leaders Program speaker series.

Callie Crossley is the host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, on WGBH. Her weekly commentaries air Mondays during Morning Edition. Crossley is also a public speaker and television and radio commentator for national and local programs, including CNN’s Reliable Sources, the PBS NewsHour and PRI’s The Takeaway. She also appears weekly on WGBH­TV’s Beat the Press, examining local and national media coverage, Basic Black, focusing on current events concerning communities of color, and Fox 25 Boston’s Morning Show.

A former producer for ABC News 20/20, Ms. Crossley is a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, guest­ lecturing at colleges and universities about media literacy, media and politics and the intersection of race, gender and media. She has two Harvard Fellowships­­ from the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Crossley was a producer for Blackside Inc.’s “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years,”which earned her an Oscar nomination, a National Emmy, and the Alfred I. DuPont­Columbia Award (Gold Baton). For Boston Public Radio, Crossley has earned the AP, Edward R. Murrow and Clarion awards.

Please Note:

This event is open to the Simmons College community. If you're not a Simmons student, alumna/us, faculty or staff member and would like to attend, please contact us to see if space is available.