Visiting Assistant Professor, Journalism

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Box: R
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 257-3174
lspeere@ut.edu

Resume/CV:
Lance Speere CV

Building Location: PH 507

Lance Speere


Education
1994 Kansas State University, M.S.
1988 University of Topeka, B.A.
Courses Taught

Intro to Journalism

News Reporting and Writing

Multimedia II

Career Specialties
Speere specializes in teaching digital and multimedia journalism, and is a longtime faculty adviser to student media operations, including a term as national president of College Media Advisers, Inc. His primary research interest involves the study of newspaper women’s page editors between 1950-1975.
Professional and Community Activities:

Along with his research partner and wife, a tenured professor at the University of Central Florida, he's presented at national conferences and published several articles on the subject of women’s page editors and food journalists at newspapers in the decades before those sections were converted to lifestyles or features sections. Many of the women they study were prominent in the state of Florida.

Recent publications include articles in the Tampa Bay History Journal and Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture. Another article is currently under revision for Journalism Quarterly.

He also recently assisted The New York Times as a freelance court reporter with coverage of the George Zimmerman murder trial in Sanford, Florida.

Honors and Awards
Top Four Paper in the Division, National Communication Association Conference, November 2012.