J. Elliott Lewis

J. Elliott Lewis

  • Professor of Practice

    Broadcast and Digital Journalism

Before coming to Newhouse, J. Elliott Lewis was an assistant professor of journalism at Purchase College, State University of New York. He has worked as a video content producer for The Associated Press and has held positions as a reporter, fill-in anchor, newscast producer and Washington correspondent for television stations around the country. While at KPTV in Portland, Oregon, he produced “Heat in the Shade,” an award-winning documentary on interracial families that was honored by the National Conference for Community and Justice for “outstanding contributions to better human relations.”

Lewis is the author of “Fade: My Journeys in Multiracial America.” He holds a J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law and currently serves on the New York State Bar Association’s media law committee.