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Journalist Ylan Mui '02 is leaving The Washington Post to join CNBC, where she will be a Washington, D.C., correspondent.

Mui, who most recently served as the White House economic policy writer at The Washington Post, has covered the Federal Reserve, the economy, subprime lending, consumer finance, retail and education for The Post. She has covered international stories such as the Greek financial crisis and Great Britain's exit from the European Union as well as natural disasters such as the BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina.

NEW ORLEANS (July 5, 2016) – Parkway Partners today announced that Dr. Bob Thomas will receive the organization’s annual Green Spirit Award at its Feast With Leah gala on Oct. 9, as two legends and a legendary event join forces.

Sonya F. Duhé, Ph.D., director of the prize-winning School of Mass Communication at Loyola University New Orleans, is serving as the 2017-18 President of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, ASJMC.

ASJMC is a non-profit, educational organization, composed of some 190 journalism and mass communication programs from colleges mostly in the United States and Canada.

Raven Richard is back home in Little Rock, Arkansas, as a news and weather anchor at THV11.

Richard graduated from the SMC in 2014 and worked in Kennewick, Washington, as a reporter, anchor, and weather anchor. She is also a member of the first African American sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

She is thrilled to be living and working in her hometown. Richard has had an interest in weather from an early age and she knows all about the weather Arkansas experiences throughout the year.

The Bateman Case Study Competition is the Public Relations Student Society of America's premier national case study competition. For the fifteenth time since the year 2000, our 2016 team was chosen as one of three finalists from 70 total entries. The team will compete for the title and present their campaign to a panel of judges on Wednesday, May 18th in Chicago. The SMC congratulates students Morgan Ballard, Shea Hermann, Sophia Masone, Leanne Reisz, Edward Wroten, and as adviser Jeffrey Ory on their tremendous accomplishment.

Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication professor Andrew Nelson has been named Editor-at-Large for National Geographic Traveler and its attendant digital and social platforms.

"Andrew's made vibrant contributions and has been for many years an all-around exceptional representation of the National Geographic Travel brand, voice and values," said Traveler Editor-in-Chief George Stone. "We are honored to work with him and proud to recognize his words, talent and ideas."

Mass Communication alumna Kiran Chawla '06, lead investigative reporter at CBS station WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge, was recently named a winner of a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting for her reporting that exposed potential safety violations at an area apartment complex that might have contributed to the electrocution of a toddler.

Telemundo anchor and Emmy award-winning journalist Maria Celeste Arrarás '82 recently returned home to Loyola University New Orleans, on April 8, 2016 to film a future segment for Telemundo celebrating her 30 years in television. The Times-Picayune featured the visit on the front page of its April 14 edition.

The Maroon, Loyola’s 93-year-old student newspaper, wins SPJ’s Mark of Excellence for “Best All-Around Non Daily Student Newspaper”

Loyola Student News Service wins award for General News Reporting

Maria Celeste Arrarás '82, an anchor at Telemundo, co-moderated the CNN-Telemundo's Republican debate Thursday, February 25, 2016.

This was Arrarás' second time hosting a presidential debate. She previously moderated a 2004 Democratic presidential debate. Arrarás focused on issues facing Texas and southern states as well as the Latino community.


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