Broadcast & Digital Journalism

Melanie Hicken '09 & Blake Ellis, senior writers, CNN Investigates

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, 6 p.m. Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium
140 Newhouse 3

CNN senior writer Melanie Hicken ’09 and her reporting partner, Blake Ellis, will visit Newhouse Sept. 18 to discuss their new book, "A Deal With the Devil: The Dark and Twisted True Story of One of the Biggest Cons in History." Their investigation includes French psychics, shady characters, elderly abuse and nearly $1 billion in mail fraud that took years to shut down. Hicken and Ellis will also talk about how to be prepared as a reporter in the current political climate.

For more information, contact:
Jessica Tarrats
jtarrats@syr.edu
315-443-1944