David Boardman is Dean of the School of Media and Communication at Temple University in Philadelphia. Previously, he was Executive Editor and Senior Vice President of The Seattle Times, the largest news organization in the Pacific Northwest.
Under his leadership, The Times won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting, for a series revealing that state policies had led to hundreds of unnecessary drug-overdose deaths. In 2010, The Times won the Pulitzer for breaking news, presented for print and online coverage of the assassination of four police officers. In previous years, Boardman directed an investigation of abuses in the federal tribal-housing program, which won the 1997 Pulitzer for investigative reporting, and coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its aftermath, which won the 1990 Pulitzer for national reporting. He also directed ten other projects that were Pulitzer finalists. (Read more.)
Paul Gluck spent over 30 years producing multi-media content, managing broadcast newsrooms , media companies, television and radio stations before transitioning to the academic world. He has served as Director of News at WCAU-TV, KYW-TV, and was VP/Station Manager for WHYY TV/FM/WEB. In addition to consulting major local and national media organizations, Paul is also a freelance content producer. (Read more.)
Bruce W. Hardy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Strategic Communication at Temple University. Prior to joining Temple in July 2015, he held positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Louisiana State University. His research focuses on political, science, and health communication; knowledge acquisition, opinion formation, and behavior; emergent technologies and society; and advanced research methods. (Read more.)
Bryan Monroe is the Verizon Chair and Professor at Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC). Before joining Temple, he was most recently the Washington Editor, Opinion & Commentary at CNN and the editor of CNNPolitics.com. His work at the network included editorial planning and content strategy across all online platforms for CNN in its Washington, D.C. bureau. He also served as the assistant vice president of news at Knight Ridder Newspapers, where he helped lead journalists at the Biloxi Sun Herald to the 2006 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service for their coverage of Hurricane Katrina. (Read more.)
Karen M. Turner: I always knew I would teach one day. When I had an opportunity in 1992 to teach at Temple, I couldn’t pass it up. I was very familiar and impressed with the Temple broadcast journalism program. While working as a City Hall reporter for Philadelphia’s WPEN-AM, I had worked side-by-side with WRTI-FM (Temple University Public Radio) student reporters. They were covering the same stories as the professionals in the fourth largest media market. I thought any program that gives students this kind of practical experience, has to be good. And it is!!!! (Read more.)
Jim MacMillan manages the Center for Public Interest Journalism at Temple University. Previously, MacMillan led the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, produced War News Radio at Swarthmore College, taught convergence journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, launched video reporting at the Philadelphia Daily News and photographed the war in Iraq for the Associated Press, for which his team was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
Christopher Malo attained a degree in journalism with magna cum laude distinction from Temple University, currently serving as an adjunct faculty member in the department’s capstone class, Philadelphia Neighborhoods. In addition, he is the managing editor of a local magazine, JUMP, which covers the music scene in the city. He also freelances as a journalist, editor and fact-checker while preparing to return to school to obtain a doctorate degree.
Michelle Provencher is a Temple SMC alum (class of 2010) and former adjunct professor for the Philadelphia Neighborhoods program. She spent years as a radio news anchor and reporter in Wilmington, Delaware for WDEL. Prior, she worked in print at The Plaquemines Gazette and St. Bernard Voice in southeastern Louisiana, covering the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill among other local stories. Currently, she lives and works in South Philly as a web content writer.