october, 2020

16oct4:00 pm5:30 pmPanel discussion with CSU grads working on the political frontlines


Event Details

What is it like working as a journalist covering Washington, D.C., during this time of intense political polarization and ongoing protests across the nation as we approach election day? What is it like navigating the nation’s political unrest and ensuing media coverage as a communications professional, or working directly with the country’s lawmakers and power brokers, and activists fighting for change?

As part of its Your Voice. Your Vote. Your Rights. initiative to encourage civic engagement, voting, and informed discourse, the Colorado State University System is hosting a virtual panel — “CSU Grads on the Political Frontlines” — on Friday, Oct. 16, focusing on the lives and work of CSU alumni with established careers in the U.S. political arena as journalists, communications strategists, lobbyists, and legal counsel.

Opening remarks: Tony Frank, CSU System Chancellor
Moderator: Sam Houghteling, CSU Fort Collins Political Science, Straayer Center for Public Service Leadership at CSU

Panelists (all CSU alumni):

The Zoom call is limited to 500 people and prior registration is required.

Once registered, a confirmation email will provide information on how to submit questions in advance of the panel. Attendees also can submit questions for panelists during the event.


(Friday) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm