• Interviewing Convention Co-Chair Joe Thompson

    by  • August 14, 2013

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    I don’t normally get nervous interviewing people. I have done broadcasts for ESPN and have asked questions to some of the most celebrated sports figures in the country, such as Steve Spurier. But this interview was different. The Medal of Honor Convention is a big deal for Knoxville, so telling stories about it is...

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    Behind the scenes: Interview with Knox County Mayor

    by  • July 25, 2013

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    Relaxed. I can’t think of a better word to describe the man who asked for a fist bump rather than a handshake when I first met him. I didn’t think he was unprofessional. Actually the opposite. It felt like he was greeting a friend and was excited to talk about something important to him....

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    Introductory Meeting

    by  • April 5, 2013

    We will have our first meeting on Monday, April 8th at 5:00 p.m. in the Scripps Lab Theatre. This will be an introductory meeting and everyone is welcome. If you haven’t already, please fill out the form on the student participation page before the meeting. During the meeting, I will give a general overview...

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    Call for Student Participation

    by  • March 13, 2013

    The School of Journalism and Electronic Media has agreed to participate in a collaborative journalism project with the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. The Medal of Honor Project will be an ongoing educational initiative by students, faculty and staff who will document the stories of those whom have been awarded America’s highest military decoration....

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    Medal of Honor awarded to SSG Clinton Romesha

    by  • February 14, 2013

    On February 11, 2013 President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Clinton L. Romesha. The award was earned on October 3, 2009 for action in Afghanistan. Romesha is the seventh Medal of Honor recipient from the war in Afghanistan and the fourth living recipient, since Vietnam. After the jump you...

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