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Vicki Rishling

Vicki Rishling

Senior Instructor


342A Administration Building



Mailing Address

School of Journalism and Mass Media
University of Idaho
MS 3178 875 Perimeter Dr.
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3178

Vicki Rishling teaches Media Writing, Reporting, Feature Writing and Narrative Journalism.

  • M.A., Journalism, Ohio State University, 2003
  • B.S., Journalism, University of Idaho, 1994

Vicki joined the faculty in fall 2003, after spending a year as a Kiplinger Fellow at The Ohio State University, where she completed a master’s degree in journalism. She also taught advanced reporting classes and served a quarter as advisor for the student newspaper. Prior to that she spent six years as media advisor for Student Publications at Washington State University. Most of her career as an editor and reporter was served at the Moscow/Pullman Daily News.

Vicki has a passion for telling stories, and that passion extends to watching students develop their writing skills. She also have a long-standing love affair with journalism great and small; if freedom is the fabric of a democracy, surely journalism is the thread from which it is stitched together. Her academic interests in journalism have mostly centered around how journalists cover the court system.

  • Feature Article Writing
  • Narrative Journalism

Vicki has an ongoing nonfiction book project.

  • Media coverage of the courts

School of Journalism and Mass Media

Physical Address:
347 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
School of Journalism and Mass Media
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3178
Moscow, ID 83844-3178

Phone: 208-885-6458

Fax: 208-885-6450


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