Sada J. Reed, Assistant Professor

Office: Room 380
Phone: 602.496.5263

Curriculum Vitae

Sports Reporting, JMC 302

Assistant Professor Sada J. ReedSada J. Reed is a veteran sports reporter and editor who specializes in teaching and researching sports journalism practices.

Reed’s research examines sports journalism practices and processes. Her dissertation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill analyzed American sports journalists’ conflicting roles as journalists, community members and sports enthusiasts and how these roles influence sports journalists’ interactions with whistleblowers. She has published refereed articles in several leading academic journals on sports media, including the International Journal of Sport Communication and the Journal of Sports Media.

Reed has presented at numerous conferences across the country, including the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference and the International Association for Communication and Sport Summit.

As a journalist, she served on sports desks at the Jacksonville Journal-Courier in Illinois, the South Washington County Bulletin in Minnesota and the Beaufort Gazette in South Carolina. She also was the features editor and digital specialist at the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel in Maine.

She has taught as a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Minnesota in sports journalism and media ethics.