Our People | School of Journalism | SIU

Southern Illinois University

Our People | School of Journalism | SIU



College of Mass Communication and Media Arts

SoJ faculty members attend awards program

Our People

The administration, faculty, staff members and advisers in the School of Journalism work together to ensure SoJ students receive a top quality education and the advice and support they need to land a top job in their chosen field after they graduate.

SoJ is proud of its people.  Each and every faculty and staff member is a highly dedicated professional who is deeply committed to educating and mentoring the next generation of journalists.


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Bill Freivogel

In addition to being the director at the SIU School of Journalism, Bill Freivogel teaches classes in media ethics.  He is also the publisher of the Gateway Journalism Review and writes a regular column for the St. Louis Beacon called "Law Scoop."
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Mark Dolan

Photojournalism and new media professor Mark Dolan was elected vice-president of the National Press Photographers Association in the spring of 2013.  He also created BBQ Pilgrim, a website that celebrates the diverse culture of barbecue in the United States.