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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Media, Film & Journalism Studies


Faculty & Staff

Andrew J. Matranga, MA

Andrew MatrangaOffice Location: Media, Film & Journalism Studies, Room 103

Areas of Focus

Digital storytelling; maps and GPS; journalism; critical/cultural studies; social media; strategic communication; data visualization; cannabis journalism.


  • MA, University of Colorado, Boulder (2005)
  • BS, Syracuse University (2002)

Selected Accomplishments

Andrew Matranga is a versatile media educator and media professional with more than a decade of experience in the classroom and in the field. He continually capitalizes on emerging trends with well-crafted, interactive lesson plans. He brings to every project a unique editorial perspective, with a foundation in cartographic design, print and digital publishing, and video production. He has a wealth of practical knowledge when it comes to user experience, content production, change management, and social media—crucial elements that can be applied to any modern-day journalism effort. Andrew's current project on campus involves The Clarion, DU's student-produced news outlet, and the shift to a digital-first model for editorial production and content distribution.

Author of "The Folk Devil Goes Digital" Taping and Trading Live Music in the Digital Age."

Andrew has joined the Community Advisory Board for Rocky Mountain PBS for FY2017. 

Online Resources

Personal website