March 10, 2011

ABC, NBC Vet Kamlet Named Dean of Communications at Quinnipiac University

Lee Kamlet First reported by TV Newser, Lee Kamlet, a 35-year broadcast journalism professional and veteran of NBC News and ABC News, has been named Dean of Communications at Quinnipiac University. 

Kamlet was a producer for “Dateline NBC” until 2008 when he left to become Head Writer for the ABC World News with Charlie Gibson, which he continued with anchor Diane Sawyer. 

Previously, Kamlet worked for ABC News “Primetime Live” and other ABC News specials.

While a producer at “Dateline NBC”, Kamlet won three Emmy Awards for stories on Elizabeth Smaert, Flight 93 and the shooting at Columbine High School.  In 2010 Kamlet won a Writers Guild of America Award for television news scripts. 

Kamlet, a native of Pelham, NY, will begin his new position on April 4.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in political science from Colorado State University. 

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City, which enrolls 5,900 full-time undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students.  (Mediabistro’s TV Newser)


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