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Emmy Award Winning Correspondent to Discuss 'Craft of Global Storytelling'

Join us for an open discussion on global storytelling and the effects of cultural biases led by Emmy Award winning correspondent and producer Mike Cerre.

Cohosted by the College of Communication and Information (CCI) and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) Diversity and Globalization Committee, “The Craft of Global Storytelling” is free for students to attend and will be held Friday, Sept. 30 from 10-11a.m. in Franklin Hall's FirstEnergy Auditorium.

Cerre will draw from his varied journalistic experiences to address topics including guidelines for how to navigate a career in global storytelling, essential skills of a global storyteller and the value of understanding cultural biases and their impact on media reporting and representations. The event will also include a 20-30 minute question and answer period.

Cerre’s career has spanned the range from major broadcast outlets to entrepreneurial outlets, and from news reporting to non-profit advocacy to sponsored content development. He is currently a special correspondent for PBS NewsHour, and he has reported and produced programs for major news networks in more than 30 countries through GlobeTV.

Cerre has also been a guest lecturer and moderator at major forums including the World Economic Forum, United Nations Foundation, World Affairs Council, Stanford Publishing Conference, the Commonwealth Club and Milken Institute Conference.

He is in the process of producing a film to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the events of May 4, 1970.

To learn more about Cerre and his expertise, view his profile on LinkedIn