Rachele Kanigel (Program Director) is a professor and former chair of the Journalism Department at San Francisco State University. She was a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years as well as a freelance correspondent for TIME Magazine. She has written for U.S. News & World Report, Health, Reader’s Digest, San Francisco Magazine and other magazines and websites. She is the author of The Student Newspaper Survival Guide and The Diversity Style Guide. In 2019 she spent 10 weeks as a Fulbright Specialist teaching and training faculty at Royal Thimphu College in the Himalayan nation of Bhutan. She has directed ieiMedia programs in Urbino, Perpignan and Jerusalem.
Deni Chamberlin (Photojournalism/ Multimedia Professor) is an associate professor of journalism at Iowa State University, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and the Director of Photography at the Food & Environment Reporting Network. She has worked for publications such as TIME, The New York Times Sunday Magazine and National Geographic. Most of Deni’s professional career was spent living in Eastern Europe, where she covered the fall of communism and reintegration of Europe for many international publications over a 15-year period. Deni has spent most of her career shooting slide film but is now a strong advocate of the power of multimedia as a storytelling tool, and focuses her work and teaching on multimedia storytelling.
Laird Harrison (Reporting/Writing Professor) has written for magazines (TIME, Audubon, Reader’s Digest, People, Health), newspapers (San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press); and Web sites (Reuters, Salon, MSNBC, CNN.com). He has produced video for Web sites of Smithsonian Magazine and WebMD, and audio for KQED and WUNC public media stations. He has taught journalism at San Francisco State University and the University of California, Berkeley Extension. His award-winning novel, Fallen Lake, was published by Verdant Books in 2012. Laird was a student abroad in Bordeaux. After teaching with the ieiMedia program in Perpignan, Laird is returning once again to share his enthusiasm for France with a new generation of students.
Arles à la carte
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