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”
CCI Auditorium named in honor of JEM alumnus
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alumnus Larry Patrick was recently recognized for his generous support to the College of Communication and Information. During the fall Board of Visitors meeting on Nov. 8, the college named its auditorium the Patrick Auditorium.
Patrick has given $1 million to CCI, the largest single cash gift in the college’s history, to establish a distinguished professorship to honor a longtime professor and administrator. Patrick also increased his estate gift to the college to $5 million.
The initial $1 million will establish the Herb Howard Distinguished Professorship in Media Management and Law, named for Journalism and … Read more “CCI Auditorium named in honor of JEM alumnus”