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Frank W. and Sue Mayborn

School of Journalism

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Mayborn School of Journalism faculty bring decades of experience in the media to the classroom. Mayborn faculty have received national honors such as duPont Awards, Peabody Awards and Walter Cronkite Awards.

Experienced, Attentive Faculty

The key to your success

The Mayborn School of Journalism faculty bring hundreds of years of experience to the classroom. Their careers as reporters, editors, advertising agency owners, photographers and broadcasters span decades and they have earned duPont Awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards, Peabody Awards and Walter Cronkite Awards. You’ll have an opportunity to study with some of the most respected professionals in their fields, including:

Thorne Anderson

A specialist in photojournalism, visual communication and multimedia storytelling, Anderson has worked internationally as a freelance photojournalist for publications including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Newsweek. He is a co-author and photographer of Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in IraqRead more»

Dr. Sheri BroylesDr. Sheri Broyles

Dr. Broyles’ professional background in advertising and public relations has led her to research interests on a variety of aspects of creativity, such as the creative personality, creative portfolios and the study of women within creative departments. A UNT Distinguished Teaching Professor, Dr. Broyles has published work debunking subliminal advertising and is currently working on a study of advertising in Cuba.  Read more»


Carolyn BrownCarolyn Brown

Brown is an award-winning filmmaker and journalist. Her areas of expertise are Latino immigrant communities, the border and Latina representations in the media. Her documentaries have been distributed by American Public Television, NBC and NETA. Brown’s journalism career spans more than a decade and includes work as a producer at MSNBC News and Fox News Channel and in local news in Phoenix, San Francisco and Washington D.C.  Read more»

Cornelius FooteCornelius Foote

A longtime media executive, Foote specializes in the future of media, social media and journalism, media management and multimedia storytelling. He is the co-director of the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. The president of Foote Communications, a media consulting firm in Dallas, he has worked at The Miami Herald, The Washington Post and The Dallas Morning NewsRead more»


Dr. Tracy EverbachDr. Tracy Everbach

Dr. Everbach brings to UNT 12 years of experience as a newspaper reporter at The Dallas Morning News. Her research interests include gender and race in media, newsroom management and sports coverage. She has published numerous works on these topics, including her recently published book, “Mediating Misogyny: Gender, Technology and Harassment.”  Read more»



Reagan Elam"I view the Mayborn School of Journalism faculty and staff as heroes in their own unique way, they are so helpful and eager to assist students in finding scholarships and real world experience."

Reagan Elam
Broadcast Journalism student



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