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Journalism grad teams with NFL players and coaches to raise awareness about ALS

Posted on: March 19th, 2013 by alysia
Alford and Rodgers

Neil Alford (right) with NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Neil Alford, a 1996 Meek School graduate, worked with several NFL players and coaches to produce a public service announcement spotlighting ALS that aired during the Super Bowl. Alford, whose company is Neil Alford Productions, produced and directed the spot as part of a campaign to raise awareness about the debilitating brain disease. Read more at The New York Times and USA Today.  Watch the PSA on YouTube.