Making the News


André Gonzales

My Summer in Phoenix with iHeartRadio

An only at SMPA experience on the other side of the country, André Gonzales had an exclusive summer internship at the iHeartRadio and NBC News Radio headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.
Jack Johnson and Cheryl W. Thompson

Mini Documentary Features Professor Cheryl W. Thompson

Professor Cheryl W. Thompson is featured in the latest "Chasing Corruption" Facebook video series episode about the power of local investigative reporting.


GoING Beyond the Classroom

Subscribe to News and Events at the Forefront of Media and Politics 



Conversation Series

Sean Spicer and Frank Sesno


The Conversation Series brings prominent decision-makers and journalists to campus for discussions on current events, politics, the media and their take on the world around us.

The series is moderated by Frank Sesno, the SMPA director and a former CNN correspondent, anchor and D.C. bureau chief.

Recent speakers include Chuck Todd, Sean Spicer and Nancy Pelosi.


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