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Teniola Ayoola

SMPA Awards 2017 White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarship

Senior Teniola Ayoola will attend this year’s dinner alongside some of the country’s most renowned journalists.

SMPA Updates

SMPA Town Hall Examines Changes in Media, Politics

September 18, 2017
SMPA co-hosted a town hall on media and politics with the GW College Republicans and GW College Democrats. Students guided the discussion and asked questions to a panel of media and politics experts including a member of Congress.

SMPA Announces New Fellows

September 18, 2017
The new class of SMPA fellows includes a member of Congress and distinguished journalists, diplomats and media executives.

Conversation Series

Sean Spicer and Frank Sesno


The Conversation Series provides a unique and exciting public platform where prominent politicians and leaders in the media discuss current events, public life, politics, the media and their personal take on the world around us. Host Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs and former CNN correspondent, anchor and Washington Bureau Chief, brings a topical eye and a quest for contextual understanding to these events reflecting 30 years of experience interviewing and reporting from around the world.

These events give students the opportunity to ask questions and learn from leaders from down the street at the White House and State Department as well as thought leaders in media and policy from around the world.

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