Regina McCombs is a faculty member of the Poynter Institute, teaching multimedia, mobile news, social media and leading data journalism seminars.
Previously, she was the senior producer for multimedia at StarTribune.com in Minneapolis-St. Paul. For StarTribune.com, she coordinated the multimedia team’s coverage, shot and edited video stories, created audio slide shows, produced major projects and trained staff in creating multimedia. She arrived there after 13 years as a television field producer and photographer at KARE-TV, the NPPA-winning powerhouse in the Twin Cities. At KARE, she developed several database journalism projects and trained staff in CAR techniques. She also taught classes in online journalism and TV news at the University of Minnesota, where she received her master’s degree.
Winner of numerous Best of Photojournalism and Pictures of the Year International awards for multimedia storytelling, as well as Emmys for her online and video work, she has been a regular speaker around the country and around the world, talking about finding new ways to tell stories on Web and mobile platforms, especially with video.
Find her on Twitter @reginajmc.