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Christopher Young Assistant Director, Student Involvement School of Communication

Degrees
MA Journalism and Public Affairs, American University BA Journalism, Duquesne University

Favorite Spot on Campus
The Bridge
Bio
Chris Young advises student media and arts groups as a member of American University’s Student Activities staff. He also teaches media writing as an adjunct instructor in the School of Communication. Chris joined the university in October 2016 after spending nearly 10 years as a full-time journalist. He previously worked as a reporter for Pittsburgh City Paper, the Steel City’s alternative weekly newspaper; the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C.; and inewsource, a San Diego-based investigative news outlet. His work has been published by NPR, NBC News, Slate and dozens of other news organizations nationwide.
For the Media
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