Joe Eaton

Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor Joe Eaton joined the school’s faculty in the fall of 2013. He is a freelance writer for magazines and websites including National Geographic, The Atlantic, Pacific Standard and Wired.

Eaton teaches courses in public affairs reporting, investigative reporting and editing.

Before joining the faculty, he worked as an investigative reporter at the Washington, D.C.- based Center for Public Integrity. He has also been a reporter at the Roanoke Times in Virginia and Washington City Paper.

Eaton graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in English  and earned his master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.

In his spare time he enjoys being with his wife and young son and tinkering with old sports cars.