April Brown

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April Brown is an award-winning journalist and Assistant Professor at California State University, Los Angeles.  Previously, she was a Producer and Special Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour where she focused on education and foreign affairs, but also covered science, technology and innovation. Before that Brown was based in London, working for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Independent Television News (ITN), covering both British and international stories, including the Civil War in Sri Lanka, Iran’s Green Revolution and first television interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.  She has also worked as a freelance producer for ABC News and NBC News. Brown transitioned to full-time teaching in 2016. She holds a Master’s degree in International Broadcast Journalism from Birmingham City University in the United Kingdom.

M.A., Birmingham City University (U.K.)

B.F.A., University of Arizona