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2006: Patricia Dean

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Patricia Dean (1968) is the Associate Director of the School of Journalism, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. Dean joined USC from Northwestern University where she served as chair of the broadcast news sequence. Prior to academia, Dean was a professional broadcast journalist in Chicago for more than 18 years at stations owned by three major broadcast networks. Her work has been honored with numerous awards, including two Peabody Awards.