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Apply to Become UAA's Atwood Chair

Applications for the 2016-17 Atwood Chair of Journalism are being accepted through Jan. 31, 2016.  

Send a resume and letter of interest that includes ideas for reporting projects that include student collaboration to Associate Professor and Chair Paola Banchero at

The Atwood Chair of Journalism is one of the most prestigious temporary faculty appointments in journalism education. Previous Atwood Chairs include Pulitzer Prize-winning Investigative reporter Gary Cohn, Pulitzer winner and juror Richard Murphy, journalism educator Carole Rich, and Mark Trahant, whose multimedia career includes books, daily Tweets, reporting projects, and speaking engagements about the digital media revolution.

The ideal candidate will teach foundation courses in reporting and writing as well as hold seminars on broad issues in the profession. They engage with UAA students and faculty The Atwood Chair of Journalism also works with Alaska journalists and is active  in representing the journalism profession in the community.

If you have questions, contact Paola Banchero at 907-786-4194.