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Kyle Huckins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3744
Kyle Huckins earned a doctorate in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and has worked as a professional journalist since 1989. His scholarship work has been recognized by Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly and Journal of Media and Religion, among other publications. Huckins has also been honored by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists for his professional work in small, medium, and large media markets. Huckins enjoys helping students find jobs in the journalism field and has a strong record of placing college graduates. A passionate believer in fostering diversity, Huckins holds multiple minority-related leadership positions in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, and is ordained by the Church of God in Christ.


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Communication Studies


  • Contemporary and Future Composition of Media
  • Media Criticism
  • Portrayal of Politics in Media
  • Religion and Media
  • Trends in Professional Media

Courses Taught

  • JOUR 210 – Introduction to Journalism
  • JOUR 300 – Editing
  • JOUR 325 – Newspaper Workshop
  • JOUR 326 – Magazine Workshop
  • JOUR 440 – Religion and Values Reporting