Visual journalist, editor and innovator in Columbia, Missouri

Kathleen Duncan is the interim Director of Innovation at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. She founded the Women in Journalism Workshop, runs the RJI Fellowship Program, Student Innovation Competition and produces the web series Innovation in Focus.  She also teaches Photojournalism at the Missouri School of Journalism.

She was previously a Photo Editor & Videographer at The San Francisco Chronicle, Visuals Editor & Interim Digital Editor at The Standard-Examiner and the Photo & Video Editor at The Victoria Advocate. She also held photo positions at The Utica Observer-Dispatch in New York, The Hutchinson News in Kansas, and The Daily Hampshire Gazette in Massachusetts.

Outside of work she enjoys traveling, exploring indie bookstores and frolicking with her adorable pups Panda and Winston.


University of Missouri – Staff, Fundamentals of Multimedia (photo & video journalism)

San Francisco State University – Guest lecturer, Mobile video for journalism

Speaking Engagements 

Augmented Reality, learn to use a cutting edge tool for your news coverage – Institute of Nonprofit News Days 2018

Pivoting to video, Why and how?  – Online News Association Conference 2017

Social Media, how to build a following and engage your community – Society of Professional Journalists Conference 2014

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