Greg Munno

Journalism Innovation

Assistant Research Professor

Dr. Greg Munno practices, researches and teaches journalism as an assistant professor in the Newhouse School’s magazine, news and digital journalism program. Munno spent 13 years as a reporter and editor at the Syracuse Post-Standard and before coming to Syracuse University, where he earned his Executive Master of Public Administration (2010) from the Maxwell School and a doctorate from the Newhouse School (2017). He worked as a research assistant professor for the TRAC data journalism center and as an editorial assistant to Dr. Pamela Shoemaker and the journal Communications Research. His work has been supported with grants from the American Association of Colleges and Universities, the Jefferson Center for New Democratic Processes, the Allyn Foundation, the Lenfest Institute, and the Bausch Foundation.


  • Ph.D., Syracuse University
  • E.M.P.A., Syracuse University
  • B.A., Oberlin College


  • Civic Engagement
  • Data Journalism
  • Digital Engagement
  • Government Reporting
  • Investigative Reporting
  • Participatory & Social Journalism


This course explores how journalists use data to discover, augment and support news stories. Students will learn how to find and manipulate data sets as well as how to build their own data sources for use in reporting.