Department of Journalism and Media Studies presents: Keynote Speaker Leon Dash

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Keynote Speaker Leon Dash

Pulitzer Prize winning writer Leon Dash is the inaugural speaker in the first annual event, which will feature an honorary speaker and a student speaker.

Dash is an investigative and Special Projects reporter at The Washington Post. He won the Pulitzer in 1995 for Rosa Lee's Story which told the story of a woman who rose above the negative surroundings of her upbringing. Dash currently teaches at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Research by Mike Colapietro


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