San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg (MAC '01) delivered the 2018 Gerbner Lecture, entitled "Be a Better Neighbor: The Education of a Mayor." In the talk, he details his path from Communication graduate student to being the mayor of the seventh largest city in America.
George Gerbner Lecture Videos
Annenberg alumnus Paul Waldman (Gr '00) delivers the 2013 George Gerbner Lecture in Communication. The title of his talk was "You're Doing it Wrong: What Academics Can Learn From Journalists; and Vice Versa.
Alumnus Itzik Yanovitzky, Ph.D. (Gr '00) delivered the 2011 George Gerbner Lecture in Communication. The title of his talk was "Rules to Live By: On the Value of Studying Social Norms from a Communication Perspective."
Erika Falk, Ph.D. (Gr '01), Program Director of the Master's Degree in Communication program at Johns Hopkins University, delivered the George Gerbner Lecture in Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication on Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Dr. Falk is the author of Women for President: Media Bias in Nine Campaigns (Second Edition, University of Illinois Press 2010). The second edition is updated to examine Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign. The book was the subject of her lecture.