Columbia Journalism School

June Cross

Expertise: BROADCAST

June  Cross


June Cross is an award-winning filmmaker, producer and writer. She recently completed Wilhemina's Warwhich premiered at DOC NYC, screened at the Pan African Film Festival, and aired on PBS in February 2016 Her reporting for NewsHour on the US invasion of Grenada won the 1983 Emmy for 'Outstanding Coverage of a Single Breaking News Story'. Secret Daughter, an autobiographical film which examined how race and color had affected her family, won an Emmy in 1997 and was honored that same year with a duPont-Columbia Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. She is also the author of a memoir, Secret Daughter  published by Viking in 2006.  She was an executive producer for This Far by Faith, a six-hour series on the African-American religious experience, that was broadcast on PBS in 2003. Professor Cross received her B.A. from Harvard, and was a fellow at Carnegie-Mellon University's School of Urban and Public Affairs, and the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for Afro-American Studies at Harvard. She has been a professor at Columbia Journalism School since 2006. 

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