Steve is an assistant journalism professor at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). Ever since he was a kid, he has always been fascinated with journalism, politics and sports in particular.
Before he went into teaching, he worked as a copy editor and business columnist at The News Journal in Delaware, a sports copy editor at The Baltimore Sun and served in a variety of functions at FOXSports.com, departing as deputy National Football League editor.
After working in the industry, he decided to get his Ph.D. in mass communications at Penn State. His research interests include race and gender portrayals in sports and news media. Primarily, he explores representation in news articles and journalism style manuals. He also explores news consumption and social media.
At NKU, he teaches news writing, multimedia journalism, and news media diversity in the Department of Communication