Imagery of Regent people and campus

CNN Copy Editor John DeDakis Speaks at Regent University

| March 13, 2008

Book signing with CNN's John DeDakis

Regent University's School of Communication & the Arts recently hosted CNN copy editor John DeDakis, who discussed his journalism career and how that lead him to become a novelist. DeDakis, described as a "writer's writer and editor" by Michael Patrick, dean of the School of Communication & the Arts, previously worked three years for CBN News.

Currently an editor and writer for CNN's "The Situation Room" anchored by Wolf Blitzer, DeDakis addressed writing tips for aspiring journalists: keep writing tight and to-the-point, and understand that a journalist's job is to inform, not persuade. Following the discussion, DeDakis signed copies of his new novel "Fast Track..

Back to Top

Mindy Hughes, Public Relations

Phone: 757.352.4095 Fax: 757.352.4888

Latest News

University Chapel.

Glenn Reynolds Encourages Students to Broaden Vision

by Veronica Cook | October 8, 2015

Wait Until Dark.

Regent University Theatre Presents: Wait Until Dark

By Brett Wilson Tubbs | October 7, 2015

Good Fridays.

Regent University's Campus Ministries Volunteers Serves Local Community

By Brett Wilson Tubbs | October 7, 2015

Regent University Celebrates its Foundation at Faculty Retreat

By Brett Wilson Tubbs | October 6, 2015

Caring for Sexual Assault Survivors

By Brennan Smith | October 1, 2015

Saluting Teachers

By Brennan Smith | October 1, 2015