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Assistant Professor of Professional

Jean Marie Brown teaches reporting and coaches student journalists at Texas Christian University’s School of Journalism. A former newspaper executive, Brown spent most of her career working for Knight Ridder, and later McClatchy newspapers.M.S., Texas Christian University
B.S., Northwestern University

Her management career included time as a deputy features editor, city editor, assistant managing editor and managing editor. At one time, she directed local news coverage for the Arlington edition of the Star-Telegram, as well as the Northeast edition. Her strengths as an editor were line editing, story idea generation and staff development. She held management positions at the Star-Telegram and The Charlotte Observer.

As a reporter, she excelled at covering government and public policy. She began her career in the Chicago Bureau of The Wall Street Journal where she covered agriculture, financial futures, and U.S. farm policy.

She also worked at her hometown newspaper, The Post-Tribune, in Gary, Ind. While there, she co-authored an award-winning series that examined the effects of racial segregation on Northwest Indiana, which at the time was considered one of the 10 most segregated regions of the country.

She covered city government for The Charlotte Observer, and also followed the South Carolina delegation at the 1992 Republican National Convention.

Brown earned her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Her master’s degree is from Texas Christian University. Her thesis focused on the Fault Lines of coverage as outlined by the late Robert C. Maynard. She taught diversity in newsrooms across the country for nearly a decade. She has also taught leadership at the Poynter Institute.

Jean Marie Brown
 Sep 13, 2017
 Sep 19, 2017
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
 Sep 19, 2017
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Willie Pile
 Sep 20, 2017
 Sep 20, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Bruce Glasscock
 Sep 27, 2017
 Sep 30, 2017
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Amy Medford
 Oct 11, 2017
 Oct 16, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cheryl Brasuell
 Oct 18, 2017
John Roach
 Oct 25, 2017
Mano Mahadeva
 Nov 01, 2017
Sandra Forster
 Nov 08, 2017
 Nov 11, 2017
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cyndy Powell
 Nov 15, 2017
Meeting Cancelled
 Nov 22, 2017
Meeting Cancelled
 Nov 22, 2017
Meeting ReScheduled for Christmas Party
 Dec 06, 2017
Barry Whitewater
 Dec 13, 2017
Meeting Cancelled
 Dec 27, 2017
Justin Lee
 Jan 03, 2018
Mano Mahadeva
 Jan 10, 2018
John Chidester
 Jan 17, 2018
 Jan 20, 2018
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Shannon White and Jesse Hernandez
 Jan 24, 2018
Plano Metro's CCCCD Scholarship Winners
 Jan 31, 2018
4 Way Speech Contest
 Feb 07, 2018
Collin County Candidates
 Feb 14, 2018
Greg McKinney
 Feb 21, 2018
Meeting Cancelled
 Mar 07, 2018