Kim Fox
educator, disrupter, hip hop lover
I'm currently living and working in Cairo, Egypt as a professor of practice in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at The American University in Cairo.
Creative Works
Audio projects about Egypt
A narrative non-fiction podcast about life in Egypt.
This short doc from 2013 was feature on the Third Coast International Audio Festival's (TCIAF) Re:Sound Podcast.
An interactive map of nat sounds of the American University in Cairo (AUC) campus.
From chats to sessions to conferences, Fox has brought all she has learned back to Egypt, so she can raise the bar for her diverse student population.

Collaborative projects currently in progress
WIZF Oral History Project
An oral history project to record and archive the history of WIZF, The Wiz, a FM station in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Audio Diaries :: #AUCdiaries
A 3-year initiative to document AUC students, staff and faculty life on and off campus. The project is funded by AMICAL, with support from the Mellon Foundation. Additionally, the project will culminate with the university's centennial.
This project is spearheaded by the School of Humanities at AUC. The podcast captures some of the activities including lectures.
Associate Professor of Practice
The American University in Cairo (2009- present)
Primarily teaching Audio Production and Multimedia Writing
Radio Reporter and Weekend Radio Show Host
WOSU AM/FM/TV (2009)
Radio reporter and local weekend host for NPR's "Weekend Edition"
Penn State University - New Kensington (2007-2008)
Taught a variety of journalism courses in a small journalism program.
Instructor and Station Manager
Muskingum University (2003-2007)
Taught journalism, media and speech communication courses. Also, was the general manager of WMCO, the campus radio station.
"This is a LONG overdue note to thank you again for your help with my audio class last year. When we got the end of year evaluations, a number of the students in that cohort identified your session as their favorite part of the course."

-Damian Radcliffe, University of Oregon
Audio Production Course
Teach students audio basics like editing, writing scripts, delivery, use of audio elements like nat sound and production of an audio documentary.
Multimedia Writing Course
Teach students how to write across media platforms like audio, social media, video, public relations and online. Students produce an ePortfolio at the end of the semester.
Multimedia Journalism Capstone
This course is designed as a newsroom with the student journalists pitching multimedia projects to address civil society issues in Egypt. Each group project must include articles, videos, audio, interative element and the use of social media.
Mass Communication Course
In this survey course, students a little bit about how media works. To make the course less lecture and more interactive, students are required to present on a media topic, write short papers on media topics like advertising, contribute to a media Wiki, produce short multimedia content and more.
Here are some of the professional organizations I'm involved with.
Past Facilitated Workshops
American University of Beirut
Facilitated a 10-hour podcasting workshop as a part of the Digital Humanities Institute Beirut.
Central European University
A 2-day workshop in Budapest for the CEU Podcasting Hub
American University in Cairo
Facilitated several podcasting workshops in cooperation with the Center for Learning and Teaching.
"Having you as a professor was honestly great, you taught me a lot and even with the high workload, in the end the work was actually pretty fun (not just saying that!)
Best wishes in everything and hope to see you around!"

-Former Multimedia Writing student (Fall 2015)
Resources for Journalism Educators
A list of data journalism resources for journalism educators
Fellowships for Journalism and Mass Communication Faculty
A list of fellowships offered annually for faculty in journalism and mass communication.
Use these Podcasts in Your Journalism and Mass Communication Courses
A list of podcasts that can be used as course material.
Kim Fox is currently an associate professor of practice in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JRMC) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) in Cairo, Egypt. She primarily teaches Audio Production and Multimedia Writing.

She received both her B.S. and her M.A. degrees from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

Kim spent decades working in the U.S. radio industry in various positions at radio stations including WOUB AM/FM/TV in Athens, Ohio; WIZF in Cincinnati, Ohio; WBLK in Buffalo, New York, WAKR in Akron, Ohio and many more.

You won't find her ranting on Twitter, but check her out there … just in case.

kim dot radiogirl at
gmail dot com
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