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Kevin GrievesKevin Grieves

Associate Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3774
Fax: 509.777.4512
Office Location: Lindaman Sem.Center 116


Ph.D. Indiana University

M.A. University of Utah

B.A. University of Montana

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Video and audio journalism production; news writing & reporting; international journalism and global media systems, U.S. and European broadcast journalism history.

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications include:

Books: Author, Journalism Across Boundaries: The Promises and Challenges of Transnational and Transborder Journalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Co-authored with R. Steinmetz, A. Zöllner, S. Lax, & G. Newton: Digitale Leuchtturmprojekte des lokalen und regionalen Hörfunks und Fernsehens: Social-Media-Programmfeedback in Deutschland, Großbritannien und den USA (Vistas-Verlag, 2014).

Articles: “Our Troubled Neighbour Across the River”: Transborder Journalism in a Canadian-U.S. Border Region (Journal of Borderlands Studies, 2015); “A New Age of Diplomacy”: International Satellite Television and ‘Town Meeting of the World’ (Journalism History, 2014); Journalists and Regional Imagination: Constructing Saar-Lor-Lux (Aether: The Journal of Media Geography, 2013); Transnational Journalism Education: Promises and Challenges (Journalism Studies, 2011).

Presentations include:

“The defeat is a total one!”: East German Press Coverage of America’s Space Setbacks (AEJMC annual conference 2015); co-authored with M. Conway: “The Necessary Restraints of National Security”: Cold War U.S. Government-Journalism Negotiations and the Communist Reaction (ICA communication history pre-conference 2015); co-authored with G. Newton: Towards Broadcasting 2.0? Interactivity and User-Generated Content in Local Radio and Television Programs (AEJMC annual conference 2014); ‘Our Troubled Neighbour Across the River’: Cross-Border Journalism on the U.S.-Canadian Border (ICA annual conference 2014); “Digitale Leuchttürme? Ergebnisse einer Vergleichsstudie lokalen Rundfunks un den USA, Großbritannien und Deutschland” (Sächsische Landesanstalt für privaten Rundfunk und neue Medien, Leipzig, Germany, 2013); An Uneasy Encounter: Global Perspectives and American Journalism Ideals on Town Meeting of the World (AEJMC annual conference 2012); Expanding Boundaries of Understanding? The Mental Maps of Transnational Television Journalism (AEJMC annual conference 2011); Reaching across national barriers: Transborder journalism collaborations in Europe (ICA annual conference 2011); Transborder journalism: Bypassing the nation to engage Europe (AEJMC annual conference 2010).


  • Member of U.S. team awarded grant for project "Local and regional radio and TV landscapes in Germany, USA, and UK" by Verein zur Förderung der Medienforschung und –ausbildung (Leipzig, Germany).
  • Selected for participation in RIAS Berlin Kommission Germany exchange program for American broadcast journalists, 2007.
  • Recipient of 2006 Joseph Hasek Student Award by the SVU Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences for paper "An Uncertain Image: U.S. Television News Coverage of Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia."
  • Chancellor Fellowship, Indiana University, 2004.