Meg Heckman

University of New Hampshire
Lecturer, College Liberal Arts, Department of English

Meg Heckman – College Liberal Arts, Department of English

Meg Heckman is a digital explorer who teaches journalism in the English Department at UNH and writes about gender, politics and technology. As a lecturer in the journalism program, Meg leads classes on reporting, editing, digital storytelling and media entrepreneurship. Last year, she co-produced UNH's first MOOC and participated in a pilot project for Canvas, the university's new learning management system.

Her work has appeared in a variety of publications including the Columbia Journalism Review, The Boston Globe, Editor & Publisher and USA Today. She contributed chapters to A Practical Guide to Digital Journalism Ethics and, along with Mike Pride, co-authored We Went to War: New Hampshire Remembers.

She's a past president of the New Hampshire Press Association,  was a member of the 2015 Pulitzer jury for local reporting and serves as the New England regional captain for the Journalism and Women Symposium.  Meg holds a BA in English from UNH and an MA in journalism from Northeastern University.