Sep 20, 2016

NBC correspondent Kerry Sanders coming to HSU's Journalism Department for lecture series

NBC News Correspondent Kerry Sanders is coming to Humboldt State University as part of the Journalism Department's Hadley Lecture Series. Sanders is fresh off the campaign trail covering Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at their party national conventions.

Sanders, who is based in Miami but travels the world, reported on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, San Bernardino shooting, Boston Marathon bombing, Trayvon Martin killing, and countless hurricanes. Sanders was on the first U.S. cruise boat to Cuba, and has been running from bulls, swimming from sharks and wrestling crocodiles in his lighter news pieces.

Sanders contributes regularly to "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," "Today," MSNBC, and occasionally to "Dateline NBC." He has won multiple awards for his coverage.

He will be speaking to the HSU community at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27 in the Kate Buchanan Room. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served after the discussion.

You can read Sanders’ biography here.

The Hadley Lecture series has been going since 1984 and has brought many famous journalists to HSU, including White House correspondent Helen Thomas and Michael Pollan.

Photo Caption: Kerry Sanders at a Donald Trump rally earlier this year.

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