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Lynne Perri

Journalist in Residence
School of Communication

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Managing Editor/Investigative Reporting Workshop
  • Lynne Perri is a full-time professor of Journalism and managing editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a professional news organization focusing on corporate and government accountability. She is teaching The Fundamentals of News Design and Understanding Media in the Spring 2014 and previously has taught Digital News and Social Media, Reporting and Feature Writing. She is a former deputy managing editor for Graphics and Photography at USA TODAY, where she conceptualized illustrations, graphics, maps and photo packages for all sections of the newspaper and website, and wrote occasional features and book reviews. She was a reporter and editor at The Tampa Tribune, the Tallahassee Democrat and the Clearwater Sun. She has been an adjunct professor at Syracuse, Northwestern, the University of Maryland and the University of South Florida, and a visiting lecturer at the University of Iowa, Ohio University and the University of Nebraska. She has led workshops for The Washington Post, the Knight Center for International Journalists, the American Press Institute and the Society for News Design.
  • Degrees

    Bachelor of Arts, University of South Carolina; Master's degree, Medill School of Journalism

  • SOC - School of Communication
  • McKinley - 112

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  • Summer 2014

    • COMM-535 Special Topics in News Media: Visual Strategies for News
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  • Fall 2014

  • Spring 2015

    • COMM-535 Special Topics in News Media: Fundamentals of News Design
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