Lynn Owens

‹ Return to Faculty/Staff

headshot of Lynn Owens

Lynn Owens


Primary function: Professor
Office: Carroll 325
E-mail: lynnowens@unc.edu
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Bio: Lynn C. Owens is lecturer of broadcast and electronic journalism. She received her Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina. Owens’ research focuses primarily on newsroom best practices, and diversity issues in broadcast news. Her work has been published and presented at numerous national and international mass communication conferences. Before returning to academe, Owens was a reporter at WNCT-TV in Greenville, NC, where her work won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and two Emmy nominations.