2013 University of Illinois Board of Trustees
<i>Title: </i><b><i>Illinois International</i>: International Reporting</b><br/> <i>Host: </i><b>Nicole Tami</b>, <i>Director for International Student Integration, IECP</i> <i>Guest: </i><b>Nancy Benson </b>, <i>Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Illinois </i> <br/><br/> <i>Description: </i>During her more than 30-year career in broadcast journalism at various television and radio stations across the Midwest, Nancy Benson has won numerous awards for reporting, including being nominated for a DuPont Columbia award. <br/> Since 1998, Benson has done annual journalism training workshops throughout Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia, including workshops for journalism faculty. She has worked with radio stations in Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic and Bosnia-Herzegovina to develop station identity and news product. <br/> Professor Benson has taken cohorts of students in her International Reporting course to Peru, China, Romania, Italy and most recently Turkey, in an effort to help them gain first-hand experience as on-the-ground correspondents. <br/><br/> <i>Sponsor: </i>International Programs and Studies, University of Illinois
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