Journalist in Residence
School of Communication
Additional Positions at AU
Lynne Perri is a journalism professor and managing editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a nonprofit news organization based at the School of Communication at American University.
She teaches reporting, visual journalism and online news production, and took students to New Hampshire to cover the primary in February 2016.
She is a former deputy managing editor for Graphics and Photography at USA TODAY, where she conceptualized illustrations, graphics, maps and photo packages 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.
Bachelor of Arts, University of South Carolina; Master's degree, Medill School of Journalism