CU News Corps


CU News Corps is made up of graduate students and advanced undergrads in the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Mei-Ling McNamara
Mei-Ling McNamara is a journalist and assistant professor who works in both print and broadcast media, with a focus on human rights reporting, social justice issues and in-depth investigations. She has worked for a number of media outlets, including The Guardian, CNN International and Al-Jazeera English as a writer, producer and filmmaker.

She holds a PhD in Trans-Disciplinary Documentary Film at the University of Edinburgh where her work examined the nexus between liminality, trauma and the experience of survivors of human trafficking. She also holds an MA in Journalism from Goldsmiths, University of London, an MA in American Literature from the University of Essex, and a BA in English from the University of California, Davis. She has produced documentaries and multimedia investigations in the UK, US, Africa and Asia, and holds memberships to the Society of Professional Journalists, the Freedom of Information Coalition, the Foreign Press Association and the ACLU.

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Paul Daugherty
Instructor Paul Daugherty joined the faculty in fall 2005 to teach broadcast production classes. On campus, he directs numerous productions and is the faculty advisor for the Emmy-winning science video podcast series CU Science Update. He teaches Principles of Broadcast Production, NewsTeam and Advanced Video Camera and Editing.

He served for 10 years on the Board of Governors for the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Heartland Chapter. He currently serves on the board for Boulder Community Media.

Daugherty earned a master’s degree in broadcast news and management from CU-Boulder.

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Explanatory multimedia reporting from CU Boulder journalism students