Rebecca Burns

Part-time faculty, Journalism

About: Burns serves as publisher of The Red & Black Publishing Company, Inc., an independent student media nonprofit that publishes the largest student newspaper in Georgia, provides journalism training, produces year-round daily online news, and publishes a family of specialty publications including “UGA 101” and the 50,000-circulation “University of Georgia Visitors Guide.” Prior to joining The Red & Black in 2015, Burns had more than two decades experience in journalism and media management. She is the former editor in chief of Atlanta magazine and previously served as director of digital strategy for its parent company, Emmis Publishing, whose other titles included Texas Monthly and Los Angeles Magazine. The author of three books, she teaches part-time at the University of Georgia and previously taught at Emory University. She continues to work as a freelance writer and editor, contributing to publications such as The Guardian and POLITICO. She tweets @RebeccaBurns

Burns, Rebecca