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Alumni in the Media

John Bodnar ’83
John Bodnar is honored as a 2010 Distinguished Alumnus for his extraordinary work as a photojournalist covering the nation’s most important events. His travels have taken him all the way from WIUP FM to Air Force One—and his adventures continue.
Edward Bouchette ’73
Staff Writer for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Meredith Giantsos ’07
“I believe in IUP and the experiences it offered me, and I am inspired to stay connected with IUP because of these strong relationships.”
Jim Krenn ’83
Jim Krenn is honored as a 2010 Distinguished Alumnus for his renowned career as a radio personality and for his commitment to the community through the many charities he supports.
Stephanie Lambidakis '81
An on-air reporter and producer for the Washington Bureau of CBS News since 1994
Almar Latour '94
Almar Latour is recognized as a 2010 Distinguished Alumnus for his extraordinary career in journalism.
Monica Rizzo '87
Senior writer, People Magazine.  She has also written 10 entertainment books.
Jonathan Sinclair ’90
Executive Vice President & Executive Producer, Harpo Studios, Inc. Wilmette, Illinois.
Jenifer Smith '07
While attending Pittsburgh’s Taylor Allderdice High School, Jenifer Smith worked part-time assisting with public relations for the Kingsley Association. As a result, she began her studies at IUP in 2003 as a Journalism major and was soon involved with WIUP-FM as producer and host for Lovelines , a call-in show offer
Susan Snyder '85
Education Reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Pulitzer Prize winner.
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