College/University: Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Edward Alwood is a former CNN correspondent who reported from the White House, the Congress, and various federal agencies. Prior to that, he reported for WTTG-TV (Channel 5) in Washington, D.C. His reporting and documentary work earned six Emmy nominations, the Janus Award for Financial News Reporting, a Broadcasting Excellence Award from United Press International, and an Outstanding Feature Award from the Associated Press. He has also written for the Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, and Hartford Courant.
He is published in several academic journals and has written two books, including Dark Days in the Newsroom: McCarthyism Aimed at the Press which won the prestigious Tankard Book Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. His previous book on the news media was named a “Notable Book of the Year” by the New York Times. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina and has taught journalism and mass communication courses for the past 15 years. In 2010, he was named a Fulbright Scholar and taught at the American University in Bulgaria. He is an Emeritus Professor of Journalism at Quinnipiac University.
Alwood teaches JOUR150 – Introduction to Mass Communication.