About me

Dr. Kyle Heim is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication/Journalism at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. Previously, he taught at Seton Hall University and worked in the news industry for 15 years at such newspapers as the Chicago Tribune and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. …

bluelineHere are some career highlights. For more details, see my curriculum vitae.

EDUCATION: Ph.D. in Journalism, University of Missouri; M.S. in Journalism, Northwestern University; B.A. in Political Science, Macalester College.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS: Associate professor, Shippensburg University (current); assistant professor, Shippensburg University; assistant professor, Seton Hall University; instructor, Seton Hall University.

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE: Copy editor, Chicago Tribune; copy editor, Minneapolis Star Tribune; assistant metro editor, Sioux Falls, S.D., Argus Leader; copy editor/page designer and regional reporter, Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier; news adviser, The Daily Collegian at Penn State University.

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Social media, big data, political communication, journalism innovation, sociology of news.