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Associate Professor Grant Hannis

Associate Professor

School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

Dr Grant Hannis co-ordinates the Master of Journalism programme at Massey University in Wellington, where he teaches, among other things, news writing, statistics for journalists and journalism history. He is the editor of New Zealand's standard journalism textbook, Intro, and has published research on reporting on diversity, journalism history and journalism education. As a Fulbright Senior Scholar, he spent six months in the United States in 2010 researching and teaching journalism at San Francisco State University. He was a financial journalist for 14 years at Consumer magazine, and latterly managed the writing staff at the magazine.


Contact details

  • Ph: 04 801 5799 x63538
    Location: 5000000, Block 5
    Campus: Wellington


  • PhD - University of Auckland (2003)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Journalism education

Journalism history

Reporting on diversity

Consumer journalism


21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Communication and Media Studies (200100): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000)


Journalism education

Journalism history

Reporting on diversity

Consumer journalism

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 3

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 0


News writing, journalism history, media law and ethics, business and economics reporting

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

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