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Remembering Dr. Lorraine E. Branham, Dean Of Communications School At Syracuse University

On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents a 2005 interview with Dr. Lorraine E. Branham, who was then director of the School of Journalismat the University of Texas at Austin.

She went on to become dean and professor of journalism at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications

Branham died in April at 66.  

Branham and her UT Austin colleague Dr. George Sylvie talk about journalism education and the next generation of newsroom leaders.

John L. Hanson is the producer and host of the nationally syndicated radio series In Black America. It’s heard on home station KUT at 10 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 a.m. Sundays — and weekly on close to 20 stations across the country. The weekly podcast of IBA, the only nationally broadcast Black-oriented public affairs radio program, is one of KUT’s most popular podcasts.