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Julia Wallace is an expert in journalism, the business of journalism and media ethics.

She is a professor of practice and the Frank Russell Chair in the Business of Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

At Cronkite, Wallace teaches ethics, the business of journalism and gender in the media workplace. She has headed training programs for the Corporation of Public Broadcasting and the Mayo Clinic-Cronkite Medical Journalism Fellowship.  

Prior to joining ASU, she served in senior editing roles at four newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where she was the first woman to serve as editor-in-chief.

She co-authored a book, “There’s No Crying in Newsrooms: What Women Have Learned About What it Takes to Lead,” with Cronkite faculty member Kristin Gilger about the challenges women have faced in newsrooms.

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Our students will be the future leaders of the media. These in-depth conversations about gender will better prepare them so they can lead the charge in ensuring workplace safety and equity in newsrooms and more.

— Julia Wallace, ASU News