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Brett Kurland is an expert in journalism, multimedia and sports journalism.

Kurland is an assistant dean and a professor of practice at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication. As assistant dean, Kurland oversees the school’s 11 capstone professional immersion programs, Cronkite’s signature faculty-led, student-powered experiences in which students learn by doing. These hands-on experiences include daily news and sports operations, a strategic communications agency, a content creation studio, and an innovation and entrepreneurship lab. 

Before joining the Cronkite School, Kurland was an Emmy Award-­winning sports producer & multimedia entrepreneur with more than 16 years of experience producing content across various platforms, ranging from mobile phones to broadcast television networks.  

Kurland has won a National Sports Emmy Award, four Telly Awards and a W3 Award, as well as receiving Webby Award and Emmy Award nominations.   

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I think journalism is a wonderful career path because of all the opportunities that come before us in our career.

— Brett Kurland, Downtown Devil