Journalism & Public Relations


Forrest Hartman

Forrest Hartman



Office: Tehama Hall 331
Office Hours:
Tuesdays/Thursdays: 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm


BA in Information and Communication Studies (Journalism emphasis), CSU, Chico

Professional Experience

Owner, Hartman Media (freelance journalism), 2009-Present
Arts Editor, Reno Gazette-Journal, 2000-2011
Guide to TV/Video,, 2009-2010
Projects Editor, Appeal-Democrat, 1999-2000
Entertainment Editor, Appeal-Democrat, 1997-1999
Assistant Sports Editor/Business Editor, Oroville Mercury-Register, 1996-1997
Announcer, KORV/KEWE Radio, 1989-1996

Course Specialties

JOUR 130W, Writing for Public Audiences
JOUR 210, Pop Culture, Media & Values
JOUR 322, History of American Journalism

Professional Achievement & Development

Numerous awards from Nevada Press Association; Vivaldi Award from Sierra Arts Foundation (2002); Poynter Certificate Program for Adjunct Instructors; member of Broadcast Film Critics Association

Research Interests

Feature writing, arts and entertainment criticism, cultural studies and history

Portrait of Faculty