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Hadas Gold

Alumna Hadas Gold to Join CNN as European Reporter

August 09, 2017

The SMPA alumna and National Council member will join CNN to cover a new beat on European politics, media and global business. She spent the past five years at Politico covering media and politics after graduating from the Journalism and Mass Communication and Media and Public Affairs programs at SMPA.

Ellie Smith

My Road to the 'Running of the Interns'

July 13, 2017

From the National Press Club to the Supreme Court plaza, my road to joining “Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace“ as an intern is a journey only an SMPA student could experience.

Cheryl W. Thompson

Cheryl W. Thompson Named National Association of Black Journalists Educator of the Year

May 26, 2017

Thompson says the award is "validation" for the time she spends developing future journalists and mentoring students outside the classroom.

Dana Bash and Frank Sesno address students

SMPA Awards $124,000 to Students in 2016–2017

May 07, 2017

Over $100,000 in was awarded at the Annual SMPA Awards Night which featured remarks from CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash (BA '93). Professors, members of the SMPA National Council, and other friends of SMPA were on hand to celebrate outstanding SMPA students.

Carl Bernstein at White House Correspondents' Dinner

Students Reflect on White House Correspondents' Dinner Experience

May 06, 2017

Sixteen SMPA students were selected to attend the annual First Amendment celebration with CNN, Yahoo! News and as a GW-WHCA scholarship recipient.