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Lee Hood, Ph.D.

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Office #: Lewis Towers 910A

Phone: 312.915.8538

E-mail: lhood1 AT luc DOT edu

About

Lee Hood joined the School of Communication faculty as an Assistant Professor in Broadcast Journalism in Fall 2009. 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 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.

Degrees

Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder

M.A. in Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder

B.A. in Journalism from the University of Missouri

Courses Taught

Broadcast News, TV Reporting, Ethics and Communication, and Newscasting and Producing.

Publications

Journal Articles

Hood, Lee (2011).  “News Outsourcing: The Producers’ Perspective.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 18:2, pp. 295-308.

Hood, Lee (2010). “Radio Recentered: Local News Returns Home.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 17:2, pp. 151-166.

Hood, Lee (2007). “Radio Reverb: The Impact of ‘Local’ News Reimported to Its Own Community.” Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 51:1, pp. 1-19.

Books

Hoover, Stewart M., Lynn Schofield Clark, and Diane F. Alters, with Joseph G. Champ and Lee Hood (2004). Media, Home, and Family. New York: Routledge. Nominated for Best Book Award, International Communication Association, 2005. 

Chapters:

Hood, Lee. “Fitting in with the Media: The Price-Benoits and the Franzes.”

In Media, Home, and Family (pp. 131-144). 

Hood, Lee, Lynn Schofield Clark, Joseph G. Champ, and Diane F. Alters. “The Case Studies: An Introduction.” In Media, Home, and Family (pp. 69-77). 

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