Lynn C. Owens is a lecturer of broadcast journalism at the University of North Carolina's Hussman School of Journalism and Media.


She has been teaching and advising college news media since 2006.

Crain's NewsPro Magazine named Owens one of the nation's "Top Journalism Educators." 

Owens' research focuses primarily on newsroom best practices, and diversity issues in broadcast news. Her work has been published and presented at numerous national and international mass communication conferences.


Before returning to academe, Owens was a reporter at WNCT-TV in Greenville, NC, where her work won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and two Emmy nominations. 

Owens also worked as a technical producer at Reuters Television in London.

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