After over 30 years of work in newsrooms around the world, Tsleil-Waututh Nation Member Andrea Crossan is joining the University of British Columbia in the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media.
Andrea’s experience includes reporting in over 20 countries and has been based in the U.S. and the U.K., having worked for BBC World Service, CBC, Associated Press, and NBC News.
“My experience as a newsroom leader in both London and Boston has fuelled my passion for teaching the next generation of journalists,” said Crossan, who has been appointed as an assistant professor without review.
In the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year, Andrea will be teaching JRNL 555A: International Reporting Program and JRNL 539P: Science, Environment and Health.
Andrea is also the executive director of the Global Reporting Centre (GRC), an award-winning journalism centre based in the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media.
We are proud to have one of our members in this important role and would like to congratulate Andrea on all of her accomplishments.