UB Today Alumni Magazine Online - Fall 2002
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People of Note
Pamela S. Benson, B.A. 1976
Gary D. Lessord, M.F.A. 1979
Margaret I. Wooster, M.U.P. 1988 & Ph.D. 1978
Clotilde Dedecker, Ed.M. 2000


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Pamela S. Benson, B.A. 1976

Pamela S. Benson, B.A. 1976, is senior producer for national security issues for CNN, where she is responsible for reporting news on terrorism and increased weapons of mass destruction. Her work can be seen on CNN and CNN International. With CNN for 22 years, Benson has helped to produce such news stories as “U.S. Not Prepared for Domestic Terrorism” in December 2000, and “U.S. Officials Deny Report of Bin Laden” in October 2000. Before joining CNN, she worked for local Buffalo television stations, including WKBW and WIVB, and has done radio broadcasting in Buffalo on the former WEBR, an all-news station. Benson serves on the board of directors of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association, as well as Health Volunteers Overseas, a nonprofit organization. She is also a member of the International Women’s Media Foundation. She lives in Alexandria, VA.

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