Henry
Fuhrmann

Adjunct Instructor
Academic Program Affiliation: 
Expertise: 
Digital Media, Diversity and Inclusion, Ethics

Henry
Fuhrmann

Adjunct Instructor
Academic Program Affiliation: 

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Henry Fuhrmann joined USC Annenberg as an adjunct instructor in Fall 2016. He has taught graduate students in the Summer immersion session and in the Spring capstone course. As a writing coach in the media center, he advises on matters of story structure, copy editing, grammar, usage, fact checking and taste. Before arriving at USC, Fuhrmann worked for 25 years as an editor at the Los Angeles Times, retiring as assistant managing editor for the copy desks and standards. He led the first group of editors assigned to serve the paper's website, latimes.com, and helped develop newsroom guidelines for publishing online. Before entering the news business, Fuhrmann studied engineering at Caltech and UCLA and worked as a science writer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He holds two degrees in journalism: a BA from Cal State Los Angeles and an MS from Columbia University. He serves on the executive committee of ACES: The Society for Editing and the national advisory board of the Asian American Journalists Association. Fuhrmann was born in Japan and grew up in Ventura County.