FORA.tv Speaker - Susan Mango Curtis

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Biography

Susan Mango Curtis is an educator, designer and consultant. Before coming to Medill, she worked as an assistant managing editor for the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal, where in 1991 she spearheaded a complete redesign. Three years later, she was part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize gold medal for a series titled "The Question of Color." In 1996 she received the Garth C. Reeve chair in journalism and took a sabbatical to teach visual journalism at Florida A&M University. Prior to joining the Beacon Journal staff, Curtis was a page designer at the Journal newspapers in suburban Washington, D.C., where she designed TMC publications. She also has worked as a staff artist for the Washington Post Sunday magazine and as art director for the National Rifle Association, where she designed American Marksman magazine and the newspaper, Reports from Washington, in addition to various promotional materials. Curtis operates a design consulting business that caters to publications and organizations both in the United States and abroad, and frequently lectures on newspaper design for various universities and newspaper societies. She is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists Visual Task Force and a past president for the Society for News Design.

2 Programs

Day 1 Roundtable

10.17.16 | 00:51:36 min | 0 comments

Susan Mango Curtis

10.17.16 | 00:28:36 min | 0 comments