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Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Lee Hood

Lee Hood, Ph.D. 
Title: Assistant Professor Broadcast Journalism
Office: Lewis Towers 900
Phone: 312-915-8538
Email: lhood1@luc.edu


Lee Hood joined the School of Communication faculty as an Assistant Professor in broadcast journalism in Fall 2009.  She teaches Broadcast News, TV Reporting and Newscasting and Producing.

Loyola News Chicago weekly newscasts, written and produced by students in Hood's Newscasting and Producing class, are posted on the SoC pages of igNation.

Hood has won two Emmys for her work as a television news producer and a faculty teaching award at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

She holds a B.A.  in Journalism from the University of Missouri, and an M.A. in Journalism and Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder. 

She has contributed to and edited a book, written a number of book chapters and published a number of articles.  During her news career she has worked at half a dozen television stations, including three of four of Denver’s network affiliates.  She also has reported for a newspaper and for radio.


In Fall 2010 Dr. Hood presented her research in media studies and cultural geography focusing on how changes in regulation have changed the oversight and production of local news as part of the SOC Faculty Speaker Series: Notes from the Field. Watch her presentation on igNation at: Separating the Local from the News: Practices and Pitfalls.



School of Communication · 820 N. Michigan Ave
Water Tower Campus · Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6548 · Fax: 312.915.6955
E-mail: LoyolaSOC@luc.edu

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