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Henriette Löwisch, Instructor

henriette lowischHenriette Löwisch is an international journalist who has worked across continents and media. After serving as the 2006 Pollner Professor, she returned to Missoula in 2009, to join the J-School's full-time faculty and direct its graduate program.Löwisch started out in journalism as a reporter for her hometown paper in the Black Forest. She was a freelance writer for a German women's magazine and an assistant news producer for Austrian television, before joining Agence France-Presse (AFP), the international wire service, in 1992.At AFP, she served as copy editor, foreign editor, foreign correspondent in Brussels and Washington, editor-in-chief of the German Service, and senior editor in charge of training.She received her professional training at Deutsche Journalistenschule in Munich, and earned her graduate diploma at Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich, with a thesis on U.S. network television coverage of the fall of the Berlin Wall.Global relations have been at the focus of her work. She has written and taught in Europe and the United States; is fluent in French and German; and reads Spanish, Dutch and Swahili. As Pollner Professor, she conducted a seminar in foreign correspondence and lectured on the image of the United States in the world. She also advised the Montana Kaimin, popularizing rare German expressions for journalists, such as "eierlegende Wollmilchsau". Löwisch is the author of the German edition of Journalism for Dummies.

Associate Professor
School of Journalisam
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT  59812


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