Jerry Lanson

Journalism professor, Emerson College

Jerry Lanson teaches journalism at Emerson College in Boston. He is a former deputy city editor and acting city editor for the San Jose Mercury News. Before coming to Emerson as the department’s first journalism chair in 1999, he taught journalism at NYU, Boston University and Syracuse University. His latest book Writing for Others, Writing for Ourselves: Telling Stories in an Age of Blogging, was published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2011.