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Leigh Wright

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Leigh Wright
216A Wilson Hall
270.809.4741
ewright@murraystate.edu


Education:
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

Biography:
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

Courses:

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


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