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Newhouse School, Hillel to host ABC News' Charles Lustig Nov. 10

November 03, 2008

Wendy S. Loughlin
(315) 443-2785

Wendy S. Loughlin

Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and Hillel will host Charles Lustig, director of foreign news for ABC News, on Monday, Nov. 10. He will speak on "Reporting from the World: International Reporting in the Online Age" at 7 p.m. in the Tirico Classroom, Room 250 of Newhouse 3.

Lustig's remarks will focus on the international influence of the U.S. election, the role of international reporting in network news, and the impact of the Internet on reporting. He will also discuss the challenges and opportunities of international journalism and provide advice for students who wish to enter the field.

Lustig has served in his current role since 2001, guiding all international news coverage for ABC, including for "World News Tonight," "Nightline" and "Good Morning America." He has covered such events as the international reaction to Sept. 11, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the 2004 Indonesian Tsunami and the death of Pope John Paul II.

Lustig has won several awards for his work at ABC, including three Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award and two DuPont Awards.

For more information about the event, contact Hub Brown at (315) 443-4177 or

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