David Thigpen

David Thigpen

Director of Undergraduate Programs

David Thigpen is curriculum designer and director of Berkeley’s undergraduate journalism program. He is a former Time Magazine reporter who reported for the magazine from New York and Chicago, writing about Wall Street, popular music, and Chicago politics. His work has also been published in Rolling Stone and the New York Times. In 2018 he served as acting editor of The Chicago Reporter. David is also a public policy researcher and board member affiliated with the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto, California.

REPORTING INTERESTS

Arts, Business, Politics, Urban Reporting