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A look at WSU's terrific broadcasting legacy

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WSU's Murrow school of communications broadcasting department has long been a crown jewel for the university. As I am an alumni myself, I thought it would be fun to do a top five famous graduates of the program.
1. Edward R. Murrow

Only one of the greatest broadcasters of the 20th century. Seriously, if you haven't already check out the movie Good Night and Good Luck which gives great insight into why Murrow is so revered in the industry. And oh yeah, the school is NAMED after him.

2. Keith Jackson

Considered by many to be the definitive voice of college football during his time behind the mic. It's nice to have two legends come out of the same program. Not too many universities can make that boast.

3.Kathi Goertzen

Goertzen was sadly taken from us too soon as she was a great Cougar. While she was on the air she was considered the pre-eminent news anchor in the Seattle market. She also had a claim to fame as being the first American local news reporter to be at the fall of the Berlin Wall.

4.Cindy Brunson

Former Sportscenter anchor who is now working on Arizona Diamondbacks broadcasts for Fox Sports as well as the Pac-12 networks.

5.Jaymee Sire

The up and comer of the group who is making her mark as a current anchor on Sportscenter as well as working on ESPN's NFL and college football shows.

Who do you guys think is tops from the Murrow school? Anybody I left out who should be on the list? Do you see local talent like Mary Nam or Ian Furness showing up on this list eventually?



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