- B.A., Marshall University
- Digital Journalism
- Social Media and Journalism
- Social Media and Public Relations
- Women in Media
- Writing for New Media
Christy PerryAdjunct Faculty Broadcast & Digital Journalism
Christy Perry is an adjunct professor of broadcast and digital journalism. For seven years she was web content producer for the Newhouse website and served as web content manager in 2012-13: http://newhouse.syr.edu.
Perry brings 17 years of broadcast journalism experience to her work, having worked as a TV news reporter and anchor in multiple markets, including Charleston/Huntington, W.Va.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio. She also hosted and reported for a nationally-syndicated health show, “Life Choices with Erie Chapman,” in the early '90s. She has written for multiple websites, magazines and newspapers, including The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Perry’s recent projects include designing and managing Democracy in Action, the website of an annual Newhouse School Election Day project that includes more than a hundred journalism students from broadcast, print and photography classes. The election reporters visit 50-plus Central New York polling places and gather stories from voters, poll workers and candidates.
Perry has taught radio and television news reporting, broadcast operations and journalism ethics courses since 2006.
Her areas of expertise include TV news reporting and anchoring, health reporting, social media management and web content management.
Perry is married to Newhouse broadcast and digital journalism professor Chris Tuohey and they live in Syracuse with their two children.