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Randy Covington
 

Randy CovingtonRandy Covington is on the faculty of the USC School of Journalism and Mass Communications, where he teaches classes in new media as well as media ethics.

For the World Association of Newspapers & News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) , he serves as a consultant and professional trainer, working with news organizations worldwide. Clients include El Nuevo Dia and Primera Hora in San Juan, Puerto Rico; the Korea Press Foundation in Seoul; the Malayala Manorama in Kottayam, India; the Financial Times in London; and many others. Newsplex also provides training for strategic communicators, including Voice of America, the United Nations, the South Carolina Municipal Association and many others.

Covington worked in local television news for 27 years, serving in management positions with television stations in Houston, Louisville, Boston, Philadelphia and Columbia, S.C.

His honors include a duPont Columbia Citation, an Ohio State Award and four Emmys. In 1997, RTNDA/Carolinas recognized him as its news director of the year.

Covington started his career in print with newspapers in his home state of Indiana. He also has worked as a newswriter for the Associated Press and in radio.

Syllabus:
Jour 501 - Freedom, Responsibility and Ethics

 
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