Cheryl Reed

Cheryl Reed

Assistant Professor

  • Magazine, Newspaper and Digital Journalism

Contact Information

Office Location

363 Newhouse 2

Shortly before joining the Newhouse faculty, Cheryl Reed spent 10 months in Kyiv, Ukraine as a Fulbright Scholar 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, including Harvard's Goldsmith Award for Investigative Reporting.

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.”