Sara Shipley Hiles


Sara Shipley Hiles is an associate professor and teaches writing and online journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism. Her areas of interest include environmental, science, and health reporting; using multimedia and social media; and investigative reporting.

Her freelance work has been published in The Christian Science Monitor, The Boston Globe, Mother Jones, and other outlets. She is the co-author of a book on Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans.

Hiles has taught at Western Kentucky University and Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She has won awards and recognition for teaching, feature writing, digital journalism, and investigative reporting.

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