CAU Gets Tuned In With NBCs Stay Tuned
ATLANTA, GA -- October 23, 2018 – This week, Clark Atlanta University welcomed hit Snap Chat news show “Stay Tuned” to campus. The NBC news outlet landed at CAU during their 5 campuses college tour, excited to tackle the political views of today’s millennials. Clark Atlanta University had the honor of serving as the only school in Georgia to be included on the tour as well as the only Historically Black College or University. Host Lawrence Jackson holds an intimate roundtable discussion with Georgia Libertarian candidate for Governor, Ted Metz, and three CAU students: SGA Undergraduate President Warren Hawkins III, a Social Work major; Aleemah Ali, a
The conversation engaged today’s young voter on a host of topics and allowed the candidate to hear first-hand some of the concerns of millennials. Students were not only able to gain insight
“Although Clark Atlanta University is nonpartisan and does not endorse any political candidate, we always welcome opportunities to provide unique experiences for our students to engage the political process and amplify their own voice,” said Omar Torres, Dean, Student Services and Campus Life.
“Stay Tuned has hit the social world by storm. becoming a trendsetter in their innovative approach to disseminating news. Our goal was to invent a show for a generation of news watchers NBC News generally does not reach on more traditional platforms,” said Nick Ascheim, senior vice president of digital for NBC News, in a statement. “Using our considerable resources and expertise, and drawing on deep insights from the Snap content team, we’ve hit the mark. While we admittedly did not expect to amass such a vast audience so quickly, we could not be more thrilled that we are reaching so many young news consumers, and helping them stay on top of a complicated world, and—in many cases—introducing them to NBC News.”
This event is the latest in a series of campus political activities during this political season, including the Forward Forum at Martha’s Vineyard, with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams and TV Host
The episode will air on Tuesday, October 23,
About NBC Stay Tuned
NBC official Snapchat show, STAY TUNED is a twice-daily news show where our anchors Savannah Sellers, Gadi Schwartz
About Clark Atlanta University
Established in 1988 by the consolidation of Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is one of the Nation’s foremost research institutions, offering students from around the United States and several foreign countries the opportunity to engage in 38 exciting areas of study at bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Located in the historic heart of Atlanta, one of the world's great international cities, CAU’s nearly 4,000 students enjoy access academic and co-curricular experiences, from forensic
Visit www.cau.edu to learn more about Clark Atlanta University.