Leigh Wright

Leigh Wright
216A Wilson Hall

MFA in creative writing, Murray State 2010
BA in journalism and political science, Murray State 1993
AEJMC/Scripps Howard Social Media Fellow 2013
Kopenhaver Fellow 2013


Leigh Wright, assistant professor of journalism, worked as a reporter and section editor for The Paducah (Ky.) Sun for 16 years before teaching at Murray State.



Research Interests:
Social media usage among journalists
Effects of trauma coverage on reporters
Teaching of writing and reporting in a social media age



JMC 194 - Newswriting
JMC 294 - Advanced Newswriting
JMC 397 - Reporting for Print Media
JMC 597 - Advanced Reporting


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