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War reporter Alex Crawford in university talk.

AWARD-WINNING war reporter Alex Crawford will be visiting Coventry next month. The four-time winner of the Royal Television Society Journalist of the Year award, will deliver a talk at Coventry University The expanding main campus is situated on the east side of Coventry city centre, which boasts one of the most innovative (and unusual-looking) university libraries in the UK. The university is particularly noted for its world-renowned automotive design and engineering degree courses as  for the Coventry Conversations programme. Ms Crawford's talk - Travels with my Camera Crew - will take place on Wednesday, May 9, at 2pm in the Ellen Terry Dame Ellen Terry, GBE (February 27 1848 – July 21 1928) was an English stage actress. Terry became the leading Shakespearean actress in Britain. Life and career
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The Sky News reporter, who is based in South Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. , won widespread acclaim for her bravery reporting on the ground amid the Arab Spring uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East.

She was the first reporter to broadcast live from Green Square in August 2011 as rebel forces occupied the area during the Battle of Tripoli, and became the only journalist to penetrate the besieged town of Zawiyah when it was being attacked by pro-Gaddafi forces.

In 2010 she was named Woman Journalist of the Year by Women in Film and Television.

John Mair, senior lecturer in journalism at Coventry University, said: "We are honoured that Alex has chosen Coventry University as a stage."


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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Apr 26, 2012
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