School of Communication
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Jill Olmsted is a full-time professor of Journalism and the former Journalism Division Director. She worked as an on-air television and radio news anchor, reporter, and editorialist as well as a producer, editor, photographer, and news manager for stations around the country. She covered local, national and international news events on issues that included national political conventions, the Pope’s U.S. visit, U.S. Open Golf Championships and a terrorist attack in Israel. She also worked as a Washington, D.C. correspondent for nationally syndicated programs, covering the White House and federal agencies. She also provides media training for law enforcement and government agencies and writes about media issues.
BA Journalism, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; MA Journalism and Public Affairs, American University
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