We're pleased to welcome Callie Crossley to Simmons.
Starts: 3/22/2017 4:30 PM
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.
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.