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Carole Simpson


After 24 years, three-time Emmy-award winning anchor and senior correspondent, Carole Simpson, retired from ABC News in 2006 to become Leader-in-Residence at Emerson College's School of Communication in Boston. She is a member of the full-time faculty and teaches courses in public affairs reporting, political communication, broadcast journalism, and serves as writing coach for Journalism students. Currently Simpson serves on the board and was a founding member of the International Women's Media Foundation, which provides journalism programs for foreign women journalists, particularly from developing countries. She has also served on the board of the Freedom Forum's Newseum, was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Commission on Working Women, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation (RTNDF), a member of the Reporters Committee on Freedom of the Press, and a member of the University of Michigan Alumni Board.