JUDD SLIVKA is an assistant professor of convergence journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism.
He has worked as a reporter at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and The Arizona Republic. His work has appeared in Slate, ESPN: The Magazine, The American Spectator and the Los Angeles Times. Slivka has served as the lead legal investigator in police brutality cases against “America’s Toughest Sheriff,” and served as principal investigator in a number of multimillion dollar civil lawsuits.
Slivka served as the communications director for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, where he was responsible for all internal and external communications as well as the digital marketing of the Missouri State Parks system. He also served as the agency’s director of information services, responsible for all web presence, social media and IT infrastructure, as well as representing the State of Missouri on joint state-U.S. Environmental Protection Agency committees for information security and electronic transactions.