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Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

Emily Thornburg

Class of 2015, Bachelor's

Emily Thornburg joined KRCG as a multimedia journalist in August 2015. She enjoys using all social media to tell a story.

Emily graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism. She anchored and reported for USC's student-run television station, Annenberg TV News. Emily enjoys covering every type of story. Some of the most memorable stories she covered were during the Ferguson protests in Los Angeles.She received an LA Press Club nomination for this coverage. Emily also interned for Dateline NBC and KTLA in Los Angeles.

Besides searching for a great story Emily enjoys reading and volunteering. When it's warm out you can find her soaking up some sun kayaking or fishing. She also loves cheering on the WVU Mountaineers and USC Trojans. After moving to Mid-Missouri you'll find her routing for the Mizzou Tigers too.


What were your duties at ATVN? :

Reporter, News Anchor, Weather Anchor

Taxi Drivers Upset Over Possible Increase In Ride-Sharing At LAX

April 15, 2015

Taxi drivers are upset about a lack of regulation after Mayor Garcetti announced  ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft...

Low Voter Turnout Expected In Elections

March 3, 2015

Some say combining the local elections with those of the governor and president would increase voter turnout. ATVN's Emily Thornburg...

SparkSC Hosts Startup Campus Fair

February 19, 2015

Start-ups are coming to L.A. to expand business, and some USC students are getting the opportunity to be a part...

Obama Signs Bill Aiding Veterans

February 12, 2015

Pres. Obama signed into law an act that aims to lower the number of suicides among veterans. ATVN's Emily Thornburg...

Second Day of Los Angeles Protest Following Ferguson Decision : Protester Reaction

November 26, 2014

Protesters speak out about how night two of LA protests were handled. 

Video From L.A. Protests

November 25, 2014

ATVN's Emily Thornburg was on the streets with protesters Tuesday night, where she shot this video. 

ITMC: Radio Test Run for Next Semester

November 20, 2014

ARN is changing the way they tell the news. 

ITMC: Improving Communication in the Field and the MC

November 20, 2014

Watch how students work to make collaboration happen in the Media Center.

ITMC: Editing Room Challenges and Troubleshooting

November 13, 2014

Behind-the-scenes technical staff assist students in getting their stories together

New Apartment Complex Opens for Veterans

November 10, 2014

An East L.A. apartment complex is offering housing for senior veterans. ATVN's Emily Thornburg has the story. 

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