Michelle Van Maanen

Michelle Van Maanen

Chair, Media & Journalism / Assistant Professor

MEDIA AND JOURNALISM

Al Neuharth Media Center 151E

Phone: (605) 677-5478

Email: Michelle.VanMaanen@usd.edu

Bio:

I am the Department Chair of the Media & Journalism Department and an Assistant Professor in Journalism, Digital Media and Mass Communication Theory. I have more than 20 years of professional experience in journalism, television & radio management, as well as public relations & outreach. I have served the Contemporary Media & Journalism Department at USD since 2002. Since January, 2011, I have been serving as the Department Chair.


Teaching Interests:

Multiplatform Journalism, Mass Communication Theory, Media Ethics, Media Writing, Public Relations and Media Management


Research Interests:

Media & Journalism Curriculum & Instruction; Media Promotion; Social Networking & Journalism


Education:

  • EDD, Educational Administration, The University of South Dakota, 2006
  • MA, Mass Communication Theory, The University of South Dakota, 1991
  • Graduate Work , Journalism , University of Wyoming , 1985
  • BA, Speech: Broadcast Management & Journalism , University of Northern Iowa, 1982

Grants:

  • Poynter Institute Journalism Workshop Grant, The Poynter Institute. Grant Role: Principal. (2009 - 2009)
  • Bush Grant, Center for Teaching & Learning. Grant Role: Principal. (2008 - 2009)
  • Journalism Training Grant, Northwest Broadcast News Foundation. Grant Role: Principal. (2008 - 2009)
  • Facebook and Youtube: Tools for Getting Your Message Heard, Bush Grant/Center for Teaching & Learning. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2008 - 2008)

Awards and Honors:

  • Nominee, Belbas-Larson Teaching Award, 2016
  • Professor Who Made an Impact, USD Women's Volleyball, 2013
  • President, Northwest Broadcast News Association, 2012
  • Golden Grid Award, PBS Television Programmers Association, 2002
  • Regional Emmy, National Academy for Television Arts & Science, 2001
  • First Place, National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA), 2001
  • Outstanding Graduate School Alumni Award, University of South Dakota/CMJ Department, 1999
  • Newscaster of the Year, Associated Press, South Dakota, 1992
  • Newscaster of the Year, Associated Press, South Dakota, 1990
  • Reporting & Anchoring Awards, Associated Press Competition, South Dakota, 1989
  • Reporting Awards, Wyoming Press Association, 1983

Presentations:

  • Van Maanen, Michelle. What Are We Teaching in J-Schools?. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference , Minneapolis, Minnesota. (April 10, 2015)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. Ethics: Making the Right Call. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (March 29, 2014)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. What to do About Internships. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (March 28, 2014)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle, Murray, JJ, Bodette, John, King, Kevin, Oster, Jerry. How Not to Get a Job!. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (March 2013)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle, DeRusha, Jason, Murray, JJ, King, Kevin. Social Media Trends & Tribulations. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (March 2013)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle, Cavendar, Mike, Radske, Joe, Baldwin, Chuck. How Not to Get Fired for Doing Something Stupid!. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (March 2012)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle, O'Callaghan, Robin. Student Media Showcase. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (March 2012)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle, Winters, Nicole, Vandegrift, Greg, Lyden, Tom. Great Interviewing Techniques. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (April 8, 2011)
  • Walton, Candace, Van Maanen, Michelle, O'Callaghan, Robin. How NOT to get hired.. Presented at the National Student Media Conference, Louisville, Kentucky. (October 2010)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. Can't We All Just Get Along?. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (April 16, 2010)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. Great Interviewing Techniques. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (April 16, 2010)
  • Walton, Candace, OMalley, Michelle, Van Maanen, Michelle. Social networking and news.. Presented at the Broadcast Education Association's National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada. (April 2009)
  • Walton, Candace, OMalley, Michelle, Van Maanen, Michelle. Using Facebook to Promote Student News to Undergraduates.. Presented at the Broadcast Education Association's National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada. (April 2009)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. Must We Talk About Embarrassing Subjects in Public?. Presented at the American Association of Behavioral Social Sciences 12th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. (February 2009)
  • Walton, Candace, Van Maanen, Michelle, OMalley, Michelle. Social Networking, Blogs, and You Tube: Getting your message heard.. Presented at the National Communication Association's National Conference, San Diego, California. (November 2008)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle, Mark, Hannah. Don't take No for an Answer!. Presented at the National College Media Convention, Kansas City, Missouri. (October 31, 2008)
  • Walton, Candace, Van Maanen, Michelle, OMalley, Michelle. Using Social Networking Sites to Promote Student Video News.. Presented at the National College Media Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. (October 2008)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. Getting a Great Interview. Presented at the Midwest Journalism Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (March 28, 2008)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. Television Critiquing: Show & Tell. Presented at the National College Media Convention 2007, Washington D.C.. (October 27, 2007)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. Broadcast Interview 101: What Makes a Great On-Air Interview. Presented at the National College Media Convention 2007, Washington D.C.. (October 26, 2007)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle, Ward, Mike. How Not to Get A Job in Broadcast News!. Presented at the National College Media Convention 2007, Washington D.C.. (October 26, 2007)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle, Walton, Candace. Creating Successful Promotions: Make your station a success.. Presented at the National College Media Convention 2006, St. Louis, Missouri. (October 27, 2006)
  • Van Maanen, Michelle. Television Critiquing: Show & Tell. Presented at the National College Media Convention 2006, St. Louis, Missouri. (October 27, 2006)