English and Journalism

Richard Moreno

Advisor, Western Courier
Magazine and Feature Writing, Introduction to Mass Communications, Magazine Design and Content
M.S. Journalism, Columbia University

Email r-moreno@wiu.edu
Office Heating Plant Annex, Room 305: 309-687-1876 ext. 7
Office hours M 10-12, WF 10-11 (SP 15)
Web page http://backyardtraveler.blogspot.com/

Richard Moreno is Director of Student Publications and adjunct professor in the English and Journalism Department at Western Illinois University.

He has a masters degree from the Columbia University School of Journalism and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of California at Davis.

He is the former publisher of Nevada Magazine and author of twelve books, including "Illinois  Curiosities," "It Happened in Illinois," "Roadside History of Nevada," "Endless Nevada," and  "A Short History of Carson City, Nevada."

Winner of the 2007 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen Award, Moreno teaches Introduction to Mass Communications, Magazine and Feature Writing, History of Mass Communications and Magazine Design and Content.

Moreno serves as the adviser to the Western Courier student newspaper and Western Illinois Magazine.