April 26, 2021
Jan Yanehiro, Gamma Lambda-Cal State, Fresno, is no stranger to breaking barriers. Jan was one of the first female native-born Japanese-American broadcast journalists, she is also an Emmy winner and Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award recipient, as well as an Academy of Television and Radio Hall of Fame inductee. As the long-time host of the "Evening Magazine" on KPIX TV-CBS5 in San Francisco she shared stories of extraordinary people with her work taking her all over the globe. Jan is currently the Director of the School of Communications and Media Technologies at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, a role that she has held since 2008.