Associate Faculty

The adjunct faculty at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication represents the best and brightest of the journalism community across the Phoenix metropolitan area, which is one of the largest media markets in the country. The part-time faculty includes current and former editors, reporters, designers, producers and public relations specialists from the region’s top newspapers, TV and radio stations, magazines, websites, PR firms and corporations.

Each year, one adjunct faculty member is recognized as the outstanding faculty associate of the year. Past winners include:

2019-2020 - Shanna Hogan
2018-2019 - Al Macias
2017-2018 - Maureen West
2015-2016 - Tom Fergus
2014-2015 - Greg Boeck
2013-2014 - Elvia Diaz
2012-2013 - Allysa Adams
2011-2012 - Gilbert Zermeño
2010-2011 - Tom Blodgett
2009-2010 - Richard Ruelas
2008-2009 - Jennifer Johnson and Andrea Decker
2007-2008 - Wilma Mathews
2006-2007 - Norm Ginsburg

The associate faculty are:

Margie Albert
President, Focus on Customer Success

Robert Anglen
Reporter for consumer investigations, The Arizona Republic

Tyler Bassett
Digital content director, &

Jay Bennett

Greg Boeck
Former sports writer, USA Today

Hector Bosch
Editor, Future Tense

Rian Bosse
Project manager, Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism

Scott Bourque
Reporter & producer, KJZZ News

Sonia Bovio
Cronkite doctoral student & former senior vice president, Brodeur public relations

Joseph Camporeale
Cronkite doctoral students & freelance photographer, USA Today

Bradford Cesmat
Founder, CEO & host, Sports360

Roy Dabner
Photojournalist, European Passport Agency

Mark Dalton
Senior vice president, Arizona Cardinals Football Club

Luige Del Puerto
Associate publisher and editor, Arizona News Service/Arizona Capitol Times

Kaci Demarest
Web content editor, & KTAR News

Rebecca Dyer
Digital producer/copy editor, The Arizona Republic

Isaac Easley
Content producer, Phoenix Suns

Heather Eaton
Journalism teacher, Tolleson Union High School District

Chuck Emmert
Video production supervisor, City of Phoenix

Allison Forbes
Cronkite doctoral student; Sports ethics instructor

Joseph Fortunato
Business consultant

Lynn French
Instructional designer, College of Law at ASU

Joseph Garcia
Director of public policy, Chicanos Por La Causa

John Genovese
Reporter, ABC15

Laura Gomez
Reporter, Arizona Mirror

David Gordon
Copy editor, USA Today

Jordan Hamm
Multimedia reporter & producer,

Christopher Harris
Project manager, Nitti Builders

Rebecca Hasulak
Owner, Quotable PR & Content

Denise Hawken-Collins
Box operator and stage manager, Fox Sports Arizona

Chelsey Heath
News SEO strategist, News Dashboard

Kristin Hege
CEO & founder, Convey Communications
William Hill
Former sports editor,

Sean Holstege
Founder, CEO, WordSlinger LLC

Amber Hutchins
Associate professor, Kennesaw State University

Weldon Johnson
Reporter, The Arizona Republic/

Michael Kiefer
Former reporter, The Arizona Republic/

Steve Kilar
Director of brand management and communications, ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy

Syleste Knudson
News anchor, Fox 10

Nicole Koester
Former TV news reporter & producer

Carli Krueger
Graphic designer, Alliance Residential

Kailey Latham
News producer, ABC15

Christine Lavelle
Director of meeting content, Winsight LLC

Jane Lee
Copywriter, ASU Enterprise Partners

Carl Lemon
Freelance videographer

Morgan Loew
Investigative reporter, CBS 5

Ilana Lowery
Arizona regional director, Common Sense Media

Al Macias
News director, KJZZ Radio, Phoenix NPR affiliate

Peter Madrid
Owner, MadridMedia

Amanda Mahrle
Earned media specialist, EdPlus ASU

Ian McGibboney
Page editor, USA Today Network

William Mcknight
Producer, videographer, editor & owner at McKnight Creative Media

Todd Merkow
Principal, Merkow Media

Holliday Moore-Past
Reporter, KJZZ Morning Edition, Phoenix NPR affiliate

Craig Morgan
Vice president for marketing, Tree of Joy

Rodmanned Nikpour
Production coordinator, KUER, Utah NPR affiliate

David Nobs
Managing director, LAVIDGE advertising & PR

Edward Olsen
CEO, Line Drive Sports Marketing

Lisa Olsen
Communication instructor, American Public University

Christine Post
Senior director, creative partnerships & brand experiences, Hypergiant

Jascelyn Quick
Founder, BNQ Digital Services

Catherine Reagor
Senior journalist, The Arizona Republic/

Gail Rhodes
Cronkite doctoral student

Kelly Roach
Communications instructor, American Public University

Richard Ruelas
Reporter, The Arizona Republic/
Tresa Rusnac
Sports Reporter, CBS 5/3 TV

Jeffrey Schneider
Executive producer, 12 News-KPNX-TV

Tiffany Sellwood
Chief strategy officer, MetricsEdge

Celeste Sepessy
Editor, News Co/Lab, ASU

Jason Snavely
Host/producer, Breaking Par

Nisha Sridharan
Cronkite doctoral student

Michael Sunnucks
Senior communications advisor, Rose + Moser + Allyn Public & Online Relations

James Teeple
Former duty editor, Voice of America

Brian Turner
Multimedia specialist, Maricopa County

Dominic Valente
Freelance photojournalist

Kristina Vera-Phillips
Independent journalist

Jamie Warren
Multimedia journalist, ABC15

Ryan Woodcock
Director of communications, Waste Management Phoenix Open

Bob Young
Freelance writer, The Athletic

Jamar Younger
Editor Associate, Cronkite School