Cheryl Reed

Assistant Professor Newspaper & Online Journalism

Shortly before joining the Newhouse faculty, Cheryl Reed spent 10 months in Kyiv, Ukraine, teaching immersion journalism and investigative reporting to graduate students who are among the first generation to have grown up with a free press in their country.

She has worked as a reporter and editor for the Chicago Sun-Times, Dayton Daily News, Newport New Daily Press and Florida Today. She has won numerous awards and twice been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

She holds an M.F.A. in creative writing-fiction from Northwestern University and a master’s in journalism from Ohio State University. She also holds dual news/editorial and photography degrees from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

She is the author of “Unveiled: the Hidden Lives of Nuns” and “Poison Girls.”


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