Broadcast Lecturer

College/University: B.A. Spelman College

301-405-0491 2100G Knight Hall

Cassandra Clayton teaches broadcast writing and reporting courses at the Merrill College. She has also served as director of the Capital News Service Broadcast Bureau.

Hired as an NBC News correspondent in 1983, over the next two decades she reported from their Atlanta, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C., bureaus. She co-anchored a nightly news and talk program on CNBC called “The Real Story,” and substitute anchored Nightly News Weekend Edition, Sunrise and the Today news segment. Prior to coming to the University of Maryland, she most recently reported and anchored for MSNBC and taught broadcast journalism at Howard University.

Photo: John Consoli