Professor Benavides receives national journalism award

Yvette Benavides, MFA, professor of English and creative writing, received an award from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated, for her commentary, “Sexual Harassment in Plain Sight,” which aired on Texas Public Radio. Awards were presented at a ceremony on June 23 in Philadelphia.

Professor Benavides is a 2018 Scripps Howard Fellow in Entrepreneurial Journalism with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.