About

Democracy in Action is an Election Day project of the student journalists of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The 2018 election marks DIA’s ninth year of telling voters’ stories. Students on assignment represent multiple journalism programs at the Newhouse school, including graduates and undergraduates in Broadcast and Digital Journalism; Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism and Magazine, News and Digital Journalism.  We hope you enjoy everything you see, read and hear!  Let us know @DemocracyAction  or  #nhdia on Twitter.

Team

Democracy in Action is a special project by professors and student journalists of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The 2016 election is Democracy in Action’s seventh year of telling voters’ stories.

DIA Coordinators

Aileen Gallagher

Aileen Gallagher

Associate Professor
Magazine
Simon Perez

Simon Perez

Assistant Professor
Broadcast & Digital Journalism
Chris Tuohey

Chris Tuohey

Chair, Associate Professor
Broadcast & Digital Journalism

Other Participating Professors

Keren Henderson

Keren Henderson

Assistant Professor
Broadcast & Digital Journalism
Les Rose

Les Rose

Professor of Practice
Broadcast & Digital Journalism
David Sutherland

David Sutherland

Associate Professor
Multimedia, Photography & Design

Editors

Tom Boll

Tom Boll

Adjunct Professor
Newspaper & Online Journalism
Emily Kulkus

Emily Kulkus

Web Content Manager
Newhouse School
Greg Munno

Greg Munno

Assistant Professor
Newspaper & Online Journalism
Walt Wasilewski

Walt Wasilewski

Adjunct Professor
Newspaper & Online Journalism

Special Thank You

Chris Bolt

Chris Bolt

News Director
WAER
Dustin Czarny

Dustin Czarny

Democratic Onondaga County Election Commissioner
Jeff Passetti

Jeff Passetti

Web Producer
Newhouse School
Editor's note: We'd like to give a special thank you to both Charlotte Grimes & Christy Perry who started this project back in 2010, too.