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West Virginia University Reed College of Media’s podcast begins third season

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media’s “Marketing Communications Today” podcast is airing weekly beginning on May 9, 2019, entering its third successful season.

The syndicated show highlights emerging or current trends impacting marketerstoday and airs live on Thursdays at 1 p.m. ET. Key topics include how data impacts the creative process, data-driven marketing strategy, telling a story with data and emerging social trends. Past episodes can be found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, YouTube and Podbean.

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Barbara Sayre Casey inducted into WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Barbara Casey and other WVU Distinguished Alumni inductees

Barbara Sayre Casey, a 1959 journalism graduate, received one of the highest honors awarded to West Virginia University graduates when she was inducted into the WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni on May 17.

Casey has distinguished herself as a leader in public relations, branding and professional advancement for women. While ajournalismstudent at West Virginia University, Casey was also a reporter for the Parkersburg News and a contributor at a local radio station before moving to Los Angeles to pursue what would become a lifelong journey in public relations.

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WVU Reed College of Media professor releases new book

Digging deep and uncovering the truth is second nature to veteran investigative reporter John Temple.

And now, the West Virginia University Reed College of Media journalism professor is releasing his fourth nonfiction book, "Up in Arms: How the Bundy Family Hijacked Public Lands, Outfoxed the Federal Government, and Ignited America’s Patriot Movement.” The book chronicles Cliven and Ammon Bundy’s 2014 standoffs with the federal government over land-grazing fees in Nevada.

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Martinelli named dean of the WVU College of Media

Diana Martinelli

Diana Martinelli, who has played a critical role in adapting and expanding curriculum at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media, was named dean of the school today (May 1).

Martinelli, who has served as associate dean since 2012, succeeds Maryanne Reed, recently named WVU’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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