Robin Gaby Fisher
Robin Gaby Fisher is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for feature writing and the New York Times bestselling author of seven non-fiction books.
In her position as Director of the Journalism Program, she sets the course schedule, recruits the teaching staff, advises students and teaches various courses, including Basic and Advanced Reporting and News writing and Narrative Storytelling.
For 15 years, she worked as a news features writer for The Star-Ledger, New Jersey’s largest daily newspaper, leaving in 2008 to pursue her career as an author of non-fiction books. Fisher has been awarded with the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard’s Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers. Her newspaper series about the Seton Hall arson fire was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing and her stories about the lives of three troubled youths from New Jersey’s inner cities was a Pulitzer finalist in the same category. She was also a member of the Star-Ledger team that won the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the resignation of New Jersey Governor James McGreevey.
You can find out more about Robin at Robin Gaby Fisher’s Website.