As part of our commitment to provide students with exposure to top-flight professional journalism, we frequently invite guest speakers to share their expertise. Guest speakers have included:
- David Albright, Editor, ESPN.com
- Lisa Billingsley, former Corporate Diversity Recruiter, New England Sports Network
- Rob Bradford*, Editor of WEEI.com, former Red Sox beat writer for The Boston Herald, and author of Chasing Steinbrenner and Deep Drive: A Long Journey to Discover the Champion Within (with Mike Lowell)
- Ron Chimelis*, Sports Columnist, The Republican
- Kerri Fleming*, Freelance Writer, and former Sports Editor of The Brattleboro Reformer (Brattleboro, Vt.)
- Anna Grearson*, Assistant Sports Editor, The Times-Argus (Montpelier, Vt.)
- Tony Massarotti, Sportswriter for The Boston Globe and former Red Sox beat writer for The Boston Herald; frequent radio and television contributor, both nationally and in Boston; author of A Tale of Two Cities: The 2004 Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry and the War for the Pennant, and Big Papi: My Story of Big Dreams and Big Hits (with David Ortiz)
- Jack McCallum, Senior Sports Writer, Sports Illustrated
- Jessamyn McIntyre*, ESPN Radio
- Paul Singley*, Staff Writer, The Waterbury Republican-American
- David Scott, nationally prominent Sports Media Critic and Freelance Writer; former Reporter for Sports Illustrated for Kids; former Senior Writer/Editor for Sport; Author of forthcoming Bounce Back (with John Calipari)
- Joe Sullivan, Sports Editor, The Boston Globe
- Dan Wetzel, Sports Columnist for yahoo.com, Screenwriter, and Author of Sole Influence, Glory Road, and Runnin’ Rebel
* Denotes a Springfield College graduate.
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On Campus Media
Springfield College Assistant Professor of Communications Jody Santos recently took her students on a documentary shoot in New York City, where they got to participate in a real-world production. Professor Santos is a producer/director for the public television series "Visionaries," which is hosted by Law & Order's Sam Waterson.
At right, communications/sports journalism senior Ralph Garcea with Sam Waterson.