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Paul M Steinle

Part-Time Faculty

BA, Amherst College; MBA, Harvard University; MS, Syracuse University


JRN 301

Special Topics - Spring 2019



Phone Number

(203) 582-5306

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Paul Steinle is a veteran journalist who has been teaching since 1991. Steinle began reporting in local radio in Ohio, and was a reporter and producer at WBZ-TV and WCVB-TV in Boston. He reported from Saigon and Hong Kong as a foreign correspondent for Group-W radio from 1969–1974. During this period he won an Overseas Press club citation for reporting from Vietnam and produced a television documentary on rural China. Subsequently he was a TV news director in Syracuse and in Seattle, and was president of UPI, Data Broadcasting Corp., and the Financial News Network. He is married to Sara Brown, Ph.D., a consultant in organizational development, and they live with their dog, Tallula, in Ashland, Ore.

Educational Background

Steinle graduated from Amherst College, and he has an M.B.A. from Harvard and an M.S. in radio-TV from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University.

Courses Taught

JOURNALISM: (Advanced) Information technologies; Broadcast news writing; Computer-assisted reporting; History of journalism; Introduction to electronic journalism; Literary journalism; Mass media ethics; Mass media law; News media writing; Media management; Opinion writing; Reporting; The social role and impact of the media; TV (news) presentation; Television reporting & production. CINEMA: Film as a visual art; Journalism & the movies; Masterpieces of film; War & the movies (review writing).

Selected Publications

PUBLICATIONS: "Professional Field Guide for TV News; RTNDA; 2000; "Commune: Life in Rural China;" Dodd Mead & Co.; 1976; co-author with Peggy Printz.