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Northern Arizona University
Research and teaching interests
The evolving role of journalists in today’s social media frenzy and how news organizations utilize social media conduits to effectively gather and disseminate information; the codependency of media and politics and its profound effect on society; sports journalism.
COM 131: Writing for Communication Channels
JLS 131: Media Writing and Reporting
JLS 208: Journalism Fieldwork Experience
JLS 328W: In-Depth Reporting Topics, Sports Journalism
JLS 328W: In-Depth Reporting Topics, Social Media
Representative research and creative activity
Rory has worked professionally in print, online, and broadcast journalism for more than a decade, earning statewide and national honors as a reporter and editor. He has a diverse journalism background, having worked as a reporter, columnist, copy editor, sports editor, web editor, and color commentator for media outlets in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Arizona. Rory continues to serve as a correspondent for The Associated Press.
MA, Political Science with emphasis in Media and Politics, East Stroudsburg University, 2006
BS, Journalism, Northern Arizona University, 1999