Joanne Dietz Derbort

Joanne Derbort


Teacher, Special programs

Joanne Dietz Derbort has worked as a reporter, writer, editor and editorial leader on both coasts – at newspapers, magazines, websites, online newsrooms and at a national nonprofit. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News in 2018 as a senior editor at the Santa Rosa Press Democrat for coverage of the 2017 Wine Country fires. She’s also earned awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, American Society of Newspaper Editors, American Society of Magazine Editors and California Newspaper Publishers Association, among others. She volunteers as a mentor at the Op-Ed Project, a national nonprofit dedicated to giving voice to the disenfranchised, and holds a master of science degree in journalism from Boston University.


Sec. Title Time Location
037 J298 Writing with Power
Fall 2022
W 1:00 - 4:00 108 North Gate (Lower News) — 108 North Gate (Lower News)