Lynn C. Owens is a lecturer of broadcast journalism at the University of North Carolina's School of Media and Journalism.
She has been teaching and advising college news media since 2006.
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.