Title: Teaching Assistant Professor

Education: B.A., History and American Studies, St. Olaf College, 2002; M.S., Journalism, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, 2004

Involvement:

Professional Experience:

Features reporter for The Associated Press; Producer for Minnesota Public Radio’s “The Writer’s Almanac” and “A Prairie Home Companion”; founding editor for niche publication at the Quad-City Times; freelance writer for New Harbor Group public relations firm, Novus Creative marketing firm, WhatToExpect.com, The Associated Press, Visit California, Real Simple and Time Warner Inc. Clients include Gillette, Gold’s Gym and Comcast.

Professional Organizations:

Association of Women in Communication

Courses Taught: Mass Media Style & Structure, Electronic Communication, Persuasive Writing, Strategic Communication for Web and Social Media

Contact:

hillary.speed@okstate.edu

405-744-6354

206-E Paul Miller Journalism Building