Brief Biography

 In South Africa, 2010

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 In South Africa, 2010

Mindy McAdams is a professor at the University of Florida, where she teaches courses about digital journalism. Her book Flash Journalism: How to Create Multimedia News Packages was published by Focal Press/Elsevier in 2005.

She has trained more than 400 journalists in multimedia skills (at the Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, Montreal Gazette, Austin American-Statesman, various state newspaper associations, the Nieman Fellows at Harvard, two National Writers Workshops, several Poynter seminars). She has conducted journalism training or given presentations in Argentina, Belgium, Britain, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, Laos, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Vietnam and Thailand.

As a Fulbright Scholar in 2004–05, she lived in Malaysia for eight months, teaching journalism at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and researching press freedom there. As a Fulbright Senior Scholar in 2011–12, she lived in Indonesia for 10 months, teaching journalism at Universitas Padjadjaran (UNPAD). Mindy bisa makan nasi dengan tangannya.

Before moving to Florida in 1999, she worked in media organizations for 17 years, including The Washington Post and Time magazine. In 1994 she was the first content developer at Digital Ink, The Washington Post’s first online division.

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