Q&A With IRTS Fellow Ford Sanders
As part of his journey to becoming a news anchor after graduation, senior journalism and electronic media major Ford Sanders has gained experience with news stations on the local and national level. During his time as a UT student, he has worked with WVLT-TV and the UT Today program in Knoxville and with CBS’ New York City-based programs.
Sanders was among an elite group of students who had the opportunity to be part of the International Radio and Television Society (IRTS) Fellowship Program, a prestigious program for 30 to 40 students from a nationwide pool of more than 1,000 applicants. … Read more “Q&A With IRTS Fellow Ford Sanders”
Alumnus Larry Patrick Named Giant of Broadcasting
CCI alumnus and Honorary Board of Visitors member Larry Patrick was honored as one of the 2019 Giants of Broadcasting and Electronic Arts by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation.
Patrick and his fellow honorees, Connie Chung, Peter Dunn, Lester Holt, Paula Kerger, Alfred C. Liggins III, Mark Pedowitz, Mark Richer, and Julie Talbott, were recognized at an awards ceremony in New York City on November 14, 2019.
Patrick is founder and managing partner of media brokerage Patrick Communications and radio group Legends Communications. He earned his master’s degree in communications from CCI in 1973 and has been a strong … Read more “Alumnus Larry Patrick Named Giant of Broadcasting”