Emmy Award-Winning Journalist
An Emmy Award-winning journalist and Simmons alumna, Joyce Kulhawik has been an integral part of New England's cultural landscape since 1978. As WBZ-TV's (CBS BOSTON) long-time arts and entertainment anchor/critic, she's covered local and national events from Boston and Broadway to Hollywood. She also co-hosted the nationally syndicated movie review show Hot Ticket with Leonard Maltin and was a continuing co-host on Roger Ebert & the Movies. Kulhawik is currently president of the Boston Theater Critics Association as well as a member of the Boston Society of Film Critics and Boston Online Film Critics Associations, delivering her reviews on arts, entertainment, and life at JoycesChoices.com. A three-time cancer survivor, she has been the honorary chairperson for the American Cancer Society's (ACS) spring fundraising campaign since 1983 and continues to raise millions of dollars for the ACS's Hope Lodge in Boston. Among her numerous awards are an honorary doctorate in communications from Simmons, induction into the Mass Broadcasters Hall of Fame, and the Governor's Award for her distinguished career from the New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.