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The Last Word With Chelsea Fuller

Chelsea Fuller (BSJ, 2011) founded the West Virginia University student chapters of the NAACP and the Association of Black Journalists, which are both still active today. Now, she’s the deputy communications director for Blackbird, a ‘high-impact, low-ego’ movement-building agency that supports campaigns like the Movement for Black Lives, #MeToo and others.

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Ken Ward

The Last Word With Ken Ward

Ken Ward Jr., an investigative reporter at the Charleston Gazette-Mail, is one of the newest recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “genius grant.” He is the only West Virginia University alumnus and fourth native West Virginian to receive the honor, and the only journalist among the 2018 class. With more than 25 years at the Gazette, Ward has earned a national reputation for reporting on the coal mining industry’s exploitation of Appalachian communities.

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Jane Schachtel

Jane Schachtel

Jane Schachtel has lead marketing teams for companies like Microsoft, Intuit, and now, Facebook.

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