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Sue Weakley

Posted on: July 27th, 2010 by No Comments

Title: Instructor
Phone: 662-519-7159

Sue Knox Weakley earned her undergraduate degree in journalism from Ole Miss and her master’s degree in journalism with an emphasis on print from the University of Memphis. She worked as a columnist for the Memphis Commercial Appeal, an editor for Horse & Rider magazine, a copywriter for a Memphis advertising agency, a freelance writer and in public relations in the high-tech and health-care industries. She has taught journalism classes at the University of Mississippi, the University of Memphis and Northwest Community College in Senatobia, Miss.

Weakley’s passion for travel took her and six journalism students to Buenos Aires, Argentina, in June 2010 to learn about multimedia reporting in a diverse culture. She hopes to take more trips with students to South America and other foreign countries. Read the blog from their trip.

Weakley volunteers for an international horse association where she serves as a director on the board and as editor for the association’s magazine. She combines her love of travel and horses with frequent trips to Portugal to take riding lessons in upper-level dressage.

Samir A. Husni

Posted on: July 20th, 2010 by No Comments

Title: Director, Magazine Innovation Center, Professor and Hederman Lecturer
Phone: 662-915-1414, 662-832-6247

Samir A. Husni is “the country’s leading magazine expert,” according to Forbes ASAP magazine; “the nation’s leading authority on new magazines,” according to min:media industry newsletter; and “a world-renowned expert on print journalism,” according to “CBS News Sunday Morning.” The Chicago Tribune dubbed him “the planet’s leading expert on new magazines.” Husni holds a doctorate in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of North Texas.