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Media Fellows Speakers

Bringing the World . . . to DePauw!

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The Media Fellows program sponsors an ongoing Speakers Series which highlights various aspects of the media while also giving our students the chance to interact with working professionals first-hand. 

Media Fellows Fall,1996 to Spring, 2013 Speakers

C-Span founder Brian Lamb speaks to Media Fellows April 1, 2014


Patrick Kessler '98
Operations and Managing Partner
Threeview, Munich, Germany
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
11:30 a.m. in Watson Forum

Drew Powell '98
Actor, TV and Film 
"From 'Malcolm in the Middle' to
'The Mentalist:' Finding a 
Career in Hollywood"
Thursday, November 21, 2013
4:15 p.m. in Watson Forum


Robert Adler
Vice Chairman of the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
"From Professor to Regulator: Trials and Tribulations of Public Service,”
Monday, November 4, 2013
8 p.m. in the Union Building Ballroom


Ben Solomon '10
Video Journalist and New York Times
Middle East Correspondent
"Stories from Far-Away Places" 
Sunday, November 3,2013
7 p.m. in Watson Forum 

Dr. Nafhat Nasr
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
"Crisis in the Middle East:
Beyond the American Media" Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Bess Evans '07
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
"Six Years with President Obama:
A Perspective"
Monday, April 29, 2013


Dr. Lisa M. Pratt
Provost Professor and Chair,
Department of Geological Sciences,
Indiana University
Chair, NASA Mars Exploration
Analysis Group
"The Scientific Imperative for 
Seeking Evidence of Life On Mars"
February 26, 2013 

Dr. Glenn Gass
Provost Professor of Music
Indiana University
"45th Anniversary of Sgt. Peppers"
December 3, 2012 

Jacob Coy '03
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ,
Previously UK Financial Services Authority, London
"Is there a Case for Regulating the Press - Perspectives from the UK"
Monday, November 19, 2012

Richard Eric Pound '72
CIA Chief of Station
 VP, Strategic 
Intelligence Group
"Looking Back, Moving On"
November 15, 2012 


Samuel Freedman
Journalist and Professor
"Dirty Knees on the Campaign Trail:
Religion in the 2012 Presedential Election"
October 23, 2012 

Chinonye Chukwu '07
Writer, Film Director
"Alaskaland" screening and discussion
October 9, 2012 

Aaron Lucchetti '96
Reporter, Wall Street Journal 
Recipient, "Young Alumni Award"
Old Gold Weekend
October 5, 2012 

Bill Rasmussen '54
Founder, ESPN
175th Alumni Lecture
October 4, 2012 

(shown with President Casey 

Angie Hicks '95
Founder, "Angie's List"
September 28, 2012 


Candy Crowley
CNN Chief Political Correspondent
Media Fellows Class
September 25, 2012 

"Super Tuesday, 2012 - Polling Accuracy in the Digital Age"
Christine Matthews, Bellweather Research, Washington, D.C.
Fred Yang, Garin-Hart-Yang, Washington, D.C.
Brian A. Howey, Editor and Publisher, "Howey Politics Indiana"
March 6, 2012 

Dr. Geri Strecker
Asst. Professor of English
Baseball Historian
Ball State University
"Black Baseball in Indiana"
February 16th, 2012

Bill Rasmussen '54
Founder, ESPN
February 14th, 2012

Greg Weaver
Business Editor, The Indianapolis Star
"The Power of Public Records" 
December 7, 2011 

Will Carroll, Sports Writer, author of
"The Juice"
December 1, 2011 

Andrew Tangle '03, Reporter, 
The (Bergen) Record and
Fall Kilgore Counselor for
The DePauw
November 16, 2011 

Scott MacGregor '95, Director of
Communications, Lilly, USA
"From the Locker Room to
the Board Room: Why
Storytelling Matters in Business 
and Life"
November 15, 2011 

Mary Leonard '70, deputy managing editor,
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and 
Media Wall of  Fame Inductee
October 28, 2011 

 Carolyn Ryan, metro editor,
"The New York Times"
October 27, 2011 

C-SPAN Bus Visits Campus! 
September 30, 2011 

Mark Tatge
Pulliam Distinguished Visiting 
Professor of Journalism 
September 6, 2011 


Media Fellows Fall,1996 to Spring, 2013 Speakers