Lisa Munger

Assistant Teaching Professor [GSJC]


Dept:Greenlee School Journalism/Communication
Office:211a Hamilton
613 Wallace Rd.
Ames IA
Office Hours:T: noon to 1 p.m., via Zoom. Virtually by appointment.

Topics of interest: campaign management, depth reporting, diversity in media and reportage, international reporting, news writing, political public relations, political reporting

Education: M.A., News-Editorial Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008
B.A., Political Science and Women's Studies, Texas Christian University, 2001


Lisa Munger's reporting has appeared in local, regional and national newspapers and magazines, such as the Huffington Post, as well as on international platforms, including Transitions magazine in the Czech Republic and Al-Jazeera English web coverage in Qatar and Egypt. After returning to the U.S., she worked as a political and business reporter, breaking a story that led to three federal indictments and convictions in a $500 million Ponzi scheme. Before working as a reporter, she managed public relations for political campaigns and interest groups in the Midwest and Washington, D.C.