Logan Nakyanzi Pollard is Associate Dean of Auburn.
Nakyanzi Pollard’s spent two decades learning how to tell stories, her own and others; in front of the camera and behind the mic, and during some of the key political moments of our recent history. A featured writer with The Huffington Post since 2006, her work is cited in The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging (Simon & Schuster). Her criticism, commentary and reporting is also published at ABC News, The Guardian, and other digital media. Pollard cut her teeth at ABC News’ World News Tonight, and was part of the team of producers awarded (5) Emmys for breaking news coverage.
She has led the production of shows helmed by a number of leading progressive political pundits, including Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Ron Reagan, Rachel Maddow, Cenk Uygur, comic Janeane Garofalo, and Grammy-winning musician, Steve Earle. She’s commissioned stories, guided reporters and edited news for NPR, and managed production processes at various outlets, including Al Jazeera television, where she shaped nightly news production and launched a magazine show. At Al Gore’s Current TV, she worked as a senior producer and on-air contributor, at P. Diddy’s Revolt TV, she helped launch a news department, and at Hayden Studios— co-managed the business and operations side of a multi-studio film, commercial, and HD television production complex in Los Angeles.
She graduated with honors from Amherst College, and married her college sweetheart.