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Olivet College

320 South Main Street
Olivet, MI 49076

General Phone: 616-749-7000
Financial Aid Phone: 616-749-7645
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Website: www.olivetcollege.edu

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Liz Walker - CBS4

After twenty-five, highly-acclaimed years at the CBS4 News anchor desk, most recently as a news anchor weekdays at 12:00 Noon on CBS4, Walker decided to focus her journalistic expertise, creativity, and passion for the community on her new show. Walker joined CBS4 in April 1980 and went on to anchor the stationís evening newscasts for almost 20 years before moving to the dayshift in June 2000 to spend more quality time with her family. In the summer of 2001, Walker traveled to war-torn Sudan with a group of local ministers including Rev. Ray Hammond, Gloria White Hammond, Gerald Bell and Harvard student activist Jay Williams on a fact-finding mission on the controversial slave trade in southern Sudan. Walker and her group were guests of Christian Solidarity International, a European-based organization that has evoked international controversy with its efforts to buy back slaves who have been traded in the bitter 20-year Sudanese Holy War. She has since been back twice, most recently visiting the region of Darfur, where 250 thousand people have been killed and 1.8 million displaced in what is considered to be the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Walker, who shot her own footage during her trips to - more available