Journalism

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Students interact with industry professionals such as Katie Couric, pictured.

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Journalism faculty members have an average of 15 years of pro industry experience.

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Students can gain hands-on experience from day one on the Daily Update news show.

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Journalism offers a B.A. as well as specialty tracks in business and in fashion media.

Robert Hart

Robert Hart

Adjunct Lecturer

Robert Hart has worked as a photojournalist, editor and corporate media executive for over 35 years. His photographs have been published in every major newspaper in America as well as several national magazines.

Hart is the former director of online content at Belo Corp., where he and his team were responsible for publishing local and national breaking news coverage and feature content to 19 Belo websites in 14 U.S. markets. Hart’s Web team received the 2001 Editor & Publisher award for Best Special Section in a Newspaper Online Service for DallasNews.com's “Toxic Traps.” He won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting for his work on The Dallas Morning News team project, “Violence Against Women.”

He is currently a member of the journalism faculties at Southern Methodist University and Texas Christian University.

Hart works for media, corporate and advertising clients throughout the United States. 

Education

B.S. Journalism/Communications, University of Texas at Arlington

Professional Experience

Thirty-five years as a Web and newspaper editor, manager and executive. Hart started publishing news on the Web in 1997 and later became director of online content for Belo Interactive’s 19 websites in 14 markets.

Teaching

CCJN 3357: Digital Photojournalism

Publications

People magazine, TIME magazine, The New York Times, Financial Times, TexasTribune.org, Texas Highways, Fort Worth Weekly, The Dallas Morning News, DallasNews.com

Distinctions

1994 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting

Recipient of the 2001 Editor & Publisher award for Best Special Section in a Newspaper Online Service for DallasNews.com's “Toxic Traps.”

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