Sallie Hughes

Professor, Department Chair of Journalism and Media Management


WCB 2007


(305) 284-9497


Sallie Hughes (PhD, Latin American Studies, Tulane University) is Professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Management and Department Chair of Journalism and Media Management at The School of Communication. She was senior research lead and faculty director at the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas from 2016-2021. She teaches courses in comparative journalism and media studies. She coordinates the Latin American region of the Worlds of Journalism Study, the largest cross-national study of journalists’ working conditions, professional values and occupational epistemologies. She is the author of Newsrooms in Conflict: Journalism and the Democratization of Mexico and co-author of Making a Life in Multiethnic Miami: Immigration and the Rise of a Global City, as well as numerous peer-reviewed academic publications. Her current research interests include the sustainability of journalism, journalism and human rights, and journalist safety, risk and coping.