John Wihbey Final

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John Wihbey

Assistant Professor

John Wihbey is an assistant professor of journalism and new media at Northeastern. A technology writer, radio producer and media analyst, he teaches digital storytelling, data journalism and reporting. His areas of interest include social networks, online research and information-seeking behavior, data and access to knowledge issues, and sustainability and climate change. He writes for the Boston Globe, Nieman Journalism Lab and Yale Climate Connections. He has also reported for the Star-Ledger (N.J.), where he covered environmental issues, and was a producer and digital editor for the NPR show “On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” at WBUR-Boston.

He is a graduate of Bowdoin College and holds master’s degrees from the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College, and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in Arlington, Mass.

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