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Liberal Arts Education, Journalism and New Media focus of March 21 lecture

Wednesday, March 13, 2013  
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For Immediate Release – 3/14/2013
Contact – Director of Communications, Rita Elliott (815)226-3374

Randi BelisomoRockford, Ill. – Rockford College welcomes journalist Randi Belisomo on Thursday, March 21 at 4 p.m. in the Fisher Memorial Chapel on the Rockford College campus, 5050 East State Street, Rockford. The The lecture titled Liberal Arts Education, Journalism and New Media, is part of the spring 2013 Forum Series and is sponsored by the College’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter.

Randi Belisomo is an accomplished multimedia journalist currently serving as a general assignment reporter at WGN-TV in Chicago and as a contributor to Chicago Public Radio, WBEZ 91.5 FM. She holds a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Notre Dame. She is an Emmy Nominee and a 2012 Peter Lisagor Award winner for best in-depth series, "Journey to Haiti."

Belisomo will speak about her work as a journalist, how a liberal arts education enhances her career, and where she sees media and journalism going in the future.

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