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Understanding Today’s Media: Insights from Top Journalists

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The 2024 State of the Media Report

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3 ProfNet Experts Ready to Connect with Journalists

First Things First. What is ProfNet?

ProfNet connects journalists with subject matter experts. For journalists, bloggers and other content creators, a quality expert can be the difference between a story that flops and a story that flies. Get the right sources that fit your exact needs, quickly and with no hassle.

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Expert Alerts

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area.

1. Reimagining Education

Who: Dr. Stacey Ludwig Johnson, Acting Senior Vice President of Western Governors University and Executive Dean of the School of Education, Western Governors University

What they can discuss: Dr. Johnson has expertise in academic services, admissions, communities of care, competency-based learning, educational technology, faculty and clinical experience models, higher education operations, instructional design, staff development, student affairs, student progress, and retainment.

"When it comes to changing trajectories and reimagining education, we have no shortage of options: new curricula, technologies, pedagogies, and programs abound...With the powerful duo of high standards and high support, education colleges everywhere can unlock an amazing amount of potential to help students fulfill their dreams of being educators that have a positive impact on the lives of others."


Media contact: Mark Toth,

2. Remote Work

Who: Lorelei Harloe, Principal, LKH Communication, LLC

What they can discuss: Lorelei can help those looking to start and maintain an independent consulting or freelance practice, including self-employed professionals and gig workers.


Media contact: Lorelei Harloe, LH@LKHCOMM.COM

3. Learning Experience Design

Who: Dr. Kim Round, Associate Dean of Higher Education and Workforce for Western Governors University's School of Education, Western Governors University

What they can discuss: Dr. Round can discuss a variety of education topics, including adult online learning, educational technology, higher education leadership, instructional design, learning experience design, metaverse, research models, and web development.

"With what we've learned and lived through over the last two years in rethinking instruction and student support with learner experiences at the center, we are now challenged to embrace this perspective in a more fulsome and integrative way in the learning process itself. Put simply: now is the time for learning experience designers."


Media contact: Mark Toth,