NBC News correspondent talks at CLU
Miguel Almaguer has received Emmy, Murrow awards
(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Feb. 17, 2011) An award-winning national correspondent for NBC News will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7, in Samuelson Chapel at California Lutheran University.
Miguel Almaguer will discuss his experiences as a journalist and how he worked his way up to his current position as a correspondent for the "Today" show and "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams." He will answer audience questions at the end of his presentation.
Almaguer became an NBC News correspondent in 2009. Based in Burbank, he contributes to all NBC News shows. His assignments have included reporting from Arizona on the recent shooting in Tucson, from Port-au-Prince on the Haiti earthquake and from Mexico on border violence.
Prior to joining NBC News, Almaguer was a general assignment reporter specializing in breaking news coverage at WRC in Washington, D.C., for three years. He received an Emmy Award for his coverage of the San Diego wildfires in 2007. Before joining WRC, Almaguer was a reporter for KCRA in Sacramento for three years, during which time he received an Edward R. Murrow Spot News Award. His first job in television was with KSBW-TV in Salinas.
A native of Berkeley, he graduated with high honors from San Francisco State University with a degree in broadcast communications. The National Association of Hispanic Journalists has honored Almaguer with awards and scholarships.
The chapel is located south of Olsen Road near Campus Drive on the Thousand Oaks campus.
CLU's Communication Department is sponsoring the free presentation. For more information, contact Jannette Jauregui at firstname.lastname@example.org or (805) 625-2545.