Tom Huang is Assistant Managing Editor for Features and Community Engagement at The Dallas Morning News and Ethics and Diversity Fellow at The Poynter Institute. In 2008, he taught ethics, diversity and leadership issues at Poynter. He is co-editor of Poynter’s Best Newspaper Writing book for 2008-2009. He has worked at The Dallas Morning News since 1993, first as a feature writer, then as features editor, and now as the Sunday Page One editor. During Huang’s time as features editor, the newspaper’s features coverage was named one of the nation’s best by the Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards and by the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors. His reporting has taken him from Bosnia and Vietnam and the Athens Olympics to the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing and the 9/11 attacks in New York. Before moving to Dallas, he worked at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, where he covered courts, city hall, demographics and general assignments. He is past president of the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors and serves on the national advisory board of the Asian American Journalists Association. He is a 1988 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science and engineering.
Poynter teaching event: The Power of Diverse Voices: The Poynter Minority Writers Workshop, Nov. 2-7.
Past Poynter Teaching: Poynter Summit on Reporting and Editing, May 7-12.