POLITICO reporter discusses politics and online news at Drury University

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Sept. 10, 2012 —Former KYTV and current POLITICO reporter David Catanese will speak at Drury on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. in Clara Thompson Hall as part of the university’s Theme Year series, Voices Unbound: New Media and the Future of Democracy. Catanese will discuss current politics and his experiences on the campaign trail while working for an online-only news organization. This is event is free and open to the public.

POLITICO is a multimedia outlet that delivers American political journalism. Catanese is currently a reporter for the organization, and, combined with his time as a political and general assignment reporter for local NBC affiliate KYTV, he has covered everything from ice storms to Mike Huckabee’s 2008 presidential campaign in Iowa. Catanese has his own blog on the POLITICO website.

Drury University’s 2012-2013 Theme Year series, Voices Unbound: New Media and the Future of Democracy, is devoted to exploring how media and technology are changing the way we communicate and interact, and the implications for journalism and democracy. For more details about speakers visit www.drury.edu/voicesunbound or contact Theme Year Director Dr. Jonathan Groves at (417) 873-7347.

###