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