Dean recalls working with ABC News’ Charlie Gibson, looks forward to welcoming him to Mount Carmel Campus

Here, School of Communications Dean Lee Kamlet smiles with Charlie Gibson at the Democratic National Convention in 2008 in Denver.

By Lee Kamlet
Dean, School of Communications

In 1979, I was sent to Washington, D.C. to be the reporter for a small television station in Wyoming.  I was what they called a one-man band.  I had a camera, a set of lights, and a tripod, and I roamed the city shooting interviews with members of Congress and government officials, doing stories of interest to the West.

Soon after arriving in the Capitol, I met a guy named Charlie Gibson, who was the congressional correspondent for ABC News.  He knew I was alone trying to navigate the labyrinth of the federal government, and whenever he could, he would slip me wire copy on a story just to make sure I didn’t miss it.

I look forward to his visit to our Mount Carmel Campus on Thursday, Sept. 20.

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