Photo by Evie Carpenter.

Photo by Evie Carpenter.

Teaching is learning.


Terry Greene Sterling has taught at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University since 2003. Classes taught include Magazine Writing, Depth Reporting, Borderlands Reporting, Sustainability Writing, Intermediate Reporting, and Food and Media. Guest speakers have included Richard Just, Jason Zengerle, Her students have won awards from Society of Professional Journalists, The Arizona Press Club, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Hearst Foundation.


Terry Greene Sterling has given writing and reporting workshops on everything from sensory reporting to finding a voice to food writing. In addition to her popular Cronkite Writers Workshops at Arizona State University, Terry has given writing, reporting, and freelancing workshops in universities, schools, professional groups, and writing conferences.


Terry Greene Sterling has spoken at public libraries, universities, and community group meetings.  She’s also served on panels covering topics as diverse as immigration, ethics in journalism, killers in the borderlands, narrative nonfiction, and morphing academic writing into general audience writing. She’s shared the podium with Alberto Rios, Reyna Grande, Lee Gutkind, Bob Steele, David Bodney, Raul Hinojosa, and Amy Silverman. She’s had the pleasure of speaking before (and learning a lot from) the Arizona Latino Media Association, The Chicano Law Students Association at Arizona State University, Los Abogados, The Poynter Institute, Hubert Humphrey Fellows, Arizona Press Women, The International Regional Magazine Association, the Burton Barr Central Library, The Red Rock Democrats, Changing Hands Bookstore, The ASU Retirees Association, South Central College, and the Cronkite School, among others.


Terry has been interviewed by The New York Times, Democracy Now, CNBC, Latino USA, Arizona PBS, CNN Espanol, Fox 10 Phoenix, KTAR Radio, KJZZ, The Arizona Republic, and Phoenix New Times, among others.

A few links to interviews:
Interview with Henry Rollins
Immigration Author
Melendres Case
Shawna Forde
Democracy Now