Lecturer

Ph: 213 821 6259
Office: ASC 321G
Office Hours: By appointment
chinn@usc.edu
Dana Chinn

Dana Chinn's teaching, research and consulting focus on digital analytics for news and nonprofit organizations. She is the media analytics strategist for the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center Media Impact Project, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

She also teaches data journalism and directs interdisciplinary programs that bring together journalism, business and engineering students and faculty. Previously at USC Annenberg she directed the Convergence Core Curriculum, which teaches students to report in print, broadcast and online.

Her work experience includes management and consulting positions in online planning and operations, strategic planning, marketing and finance at Gannett, the Los Angeles Times and Media Insight Group. She has an undergraduate degree in journalism and an MBA from USC.

She occasionally blogs at NewsNumbers.com, and can be found on Twitter (@danachinn) and at SlideShare.net/danachinn