A veteran of the magazine industry, Robin Jones has worked as an editor and writer for various publications over the past 20 years. She serves as the faculty adviser for DIG MAG and teaches classes focused on editing, magazine production and news literacy.
Before joining the journalism faculty, she was the managing editor for Westways magazine, where she edited and wrote stories about travel, food, and the Southern California lifestyle. Currently, she serves as events editor for Orange Coast magazine and writes a regular column for Westways. She has also written for Sunset, Airbnb Magazine, Via, Parents and Every Day with Rachael Ray.
In 2017, Jones received the John and Phyllis Jung Part-time Faculty Award, given to a lecturer in the College of Liberal Arts for excellence in teaching. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, with a concentration in magazine publishing, and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California, Berkeley.
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