Frank Sesno & Ted Turner

CNN Gift Will Increase Public Understanding of Environmental Issues and Honor Ted Turner

May 04, 2021
A $500,000 gift from CNN will help achieve the goal of creating a Ted Turner Professor of Environmental Media and support GW's focus on sustainability through an endowment in honor of Ted Turner, founder of CNN.
SMPA Awards Celebration. Congratulations to all winners!

2021 SMPA Award, Scholarship and Prize Recipients

April 21, 2021
Congratulations to all of the 2021 award, scholarship and prize winners!

Director's Message of Solidarity with the Asian Community

March 19, 2021
At SMPA, we denounce any form of hate, racism, misogyny and xenophobia, and remain committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and tolerant community of learning.
Jake Sherman

Press Pass: Alumnus Journalist is Eyewitness to Congress

February 16, 2021

Veteran Politico reporter Jake Sherman, BA ’08, has covered Capitol Hill scoops from budget battles to the recent riot. Now he is breaking news with the start-up Punchbowl News.

SMPA Building

A Statement From Director Waisbord

January 11, 2021
Now more than ever, your passion to learn and to develop analytical and practical skills in the fields of journalism and political communication is vital.