About the Scene
Volume XLVII Number 2
The Colgate Scene is published by Colgate University four times a year (autumn, winter, spring, and summer) without charge to alumni, parents, friends, and students.
Jeff Fager ’77 (“60 Minutes turns 50”), an English major at Colgate, is now in his 14th season as executive producer of 60 Minutes, the longest-running primetime broadcast in history. In 2011 he became the first chairman of CBS News and, drawing on the values of 60 Minutes, he led a revitalization of the news division, including the turnaround of CBS This Morning. He returned full time to 60 Minutes in 2015.
Kelly Nirenberg ’20 (“The Big Picture”) — a Washington, D.C., native who started being a shutterbug in high school — studies psychology and creative writing at Colgate.
RaNeeka Claxton Witty (“From Colgate’s hill to Capitol Hill”) is a storyteller. She has taught her craft and done travel writing in various parts of the world, including North West Province, South Africa, and the British Virgin Islands. Witty was also awarded a fiction writing fellowship to Nairobi and Lamu, Kenya. She lives in the Washington, D.C., area with her husband and baby girl.
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Vice President of Communications – Laura Jack
Managing Editor – Aleta Mayne
Assistant Editor – Rebecca Docter
Editorial Director – Mark Walden
Creative Director – Tim Horn
Senior Designer & Visual Brand Manager – Karen Luciani
Senior Designer – Katherine Laube
Junior Designer – Katriel Pritts
University Photographer – Mark DiOrio
Production Assistant – Kathy Owen
Contributors: Gordon Brillon, Web Content Specialist; Daniel DeVries, Media Relations Director; Matt Hames, Communications Strategist; David Herringshaw, Digital Production Specialist; Jason Kammerdiener ’10, Web Manager; Brian Ness, Video Journalism Coordinator; John Painter, Director of Athletic Communications
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