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Northwest Missouri State University


Jason Offutt

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Email

Office

239 Wells Hall

Phone

660.562.1391
660.562.1947 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2005

Instructor


Education

  • M.A. Mass Communication
  • B.S. Broadcasting and Film

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Professional Media Writing
  • Reporting
  • Sports Reporting
  • Opinion Writing
  • Photojournalism
  • Sports Photography

Academic Interests

  • Journalism

Creative Activity

Upcoming Fiction

  • “A Funeral Story” (humor novel)
  • “How to Kill Monsters Using Common Household Items” (humorous guidebook)
  • “The Killing: Book One of The Falling” (novel)
  • “Bleak Lands: Book Two of The Falling” (novel)

Non-fiction

  • “Across a Corn-Swept Land: An epic beer run through the Upper Midwest” (humorous travelogue)
  • “What Lurks Beyond” (paranormal)
  • “Darkness Walks: Shadow People Among us” (paranormal)
  • “Haunted Missouri” (paranormal)
  • “Paranormal Missouri” (paranormal)
  • “On Being Dad” (humor)

Other

  • Jason also writes the weekly syndicated humor column, “As I Was Saying.”

Other Professional Experiences

Seventeen years in journalism as a newspaper reporter, editor, photographer, and the managing editor of a monthly entertainment magazine.