The Journalists
Maryanne Reed

Maryanne Reed

P.I. Reed School of Journalism

Maryanne Reed, an associate professor, has chaired the Broadcast News Program and taught Broadcast News Writing, TV Reporting and Newscast Production. She created the school's highly successful partnership with KDKA-TV News in Pittsburgh, in which students serve as off-air reporters for KDKA, shooting news and covering stories in the Morgantown area.

Reed has a background as a local news reporter, producer and anchor. She has worked in TV markets in Elmira, N.Y., Rochester, N.Y. and Pittsburgh, Pa.

Reed produces TV documentaries and news features for public and commercial television. Her award-winning documentary “Righteous Remnant: Jewish Survival in Appalachia,” originally aired on West Virginia Public Television in 1997 and was distributed nationally by PBS. Her feature on children and mountaintop mining aired on “Nick News” in 1999, on the Nickelodeon Cable Channel.

Reed recently directed students in the production of an Emmy award-winning documentary profiling five cancer patients, “Cancer Stories: Lessons in Love, Loss and Hope.” The documentary aired on West Virginia Public Television in December 2003 and has been distributed nationally by the National Education Television Association.

Reed is currently working on a documentary about women correspondents who covered the Vietnam War. She earned a master's degree in broadcast journalism at Northwestern University.