Assistant Professor Karen Mitchell Selected for Visiting Professionals Series at Drake University

Karen Mitchell
Karen Mitchell

Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2013) — Karen Mitchell, an assistant professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, participated in the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies Visiting Professionals Series at Drake University on March 4 and 5.

Mitchell, a 25-year veteran photojournalist, is a member of the convergence journalism faculty. A native of Des Moines, Iowa, she attended Drake and was a journalism major.

Mitchell worked as a photojournalist at the Des Moines Register and Gannett Newspapers in Rochester, N.Y. She eventually returned to the Register and worked her way up through the management ranks in photography, serving as photo editor, assistant director of photography and director of photography. Mitchell then moved to The Associated Press, first as assistant state photo editor in New York and then as state photo editor in Chicago.

Mitchell is a member of the School’s convergence journalism faculty.

Updated: July 14, 2020

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