CBS correspondent Michelle Miller Speaks to SBU Students

Michelle Miller

Michelle Miller, CBS News correspondent and recipient of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Award of Excellence, spoke at Stony Brook University as part of the My Life As… series on November 29. Photo credit: Alison Bernicker.

Michelle Miller, CBS News correspondent and recipient of the National Association of Black Journalists’ Award of Excellence, spoke at Stony Brook University as part of the My Life As… series on November 29.

Miller is a New York-based correspondent and fill-in anchor on programs like the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS This Morning” and “CBS News Sunday Morning.”

She has covered events like Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections and the Los Angeles riots. She also taught Journalism and Mass Communications in New Orleans at Dillard University.

Miller earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1989. She then obtained a Master of Science in Urban Studies from the University of New Orleans before beginning her career as a reporter and anchor at WWL-TV, the CBS affiliate there, in 1994.

Her achievements in both broadcast and print journalism have earned her awards like the Radio and Television News Directors Association’s Edward R. Murrow Award and the National Association of Black Journalists’ Award of Excellence.

Miller has also worked for ABC News Nightline in Washington, D.C., the Los Angeles Times and The Star Tribune in Minneapolis.

Click below to read one of student-run campus publication’s take on the evening:

Award-winning journalist speaks to SBU students


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