about

Jillian Bauer-Reese is an assistant professor of journalism at Temple University where she teaches courses in multimedia storytelling, information design, data journalism and solutions-driven reporting. Her recent creative work focuses on creating reconstructive audiovisual narratives of substance use recovery in an attempt to show life on the other side of addiction. Connect with her today at  jbr@temple.edu or @thesmallpicture.


education

Philadelphia University, 2015
MS, Interactive Design and Media

Temple University, 2007
BA, Journalism 


teaching experience

Temple University, 2016-present                                         
Assistant Professor of Instruction

  • Work as a full-time, non-tenure track instructor in the Klein College of Communication’s Department of Journalism
  • Teach several required and elective undergraduate courses including Data Journalism, Design for Journalists, Multimedia Storytelling, Solutions Journalism: Covering Addiction, and The User Experience
  • Created and maintain the following resources for students: Data Journalism, Design, Multimedia Storytelling, Covering Addiction, The User Experience 
  • Audited and redeveloped the following courses: Data Journalism and Design for Journalists
  • Developed the following courses: The User Experience, Solutions Journalism: Covering Addiction
  • Took students to the following events/conferences: 2017 NICAR Conference in Jacksonville, FL (2017), MediaShift's 3rd Annual J-School Hackathon at the University of Georgia (2016)
  • Serve on the Department of Journalism’s undergraduate Curriculum Committee
  • Chaired the Department of Journalism’s Search Committee for the NTT Faculty Video position (2016-2017)

Philadelphia University, 2015 
Adjunct Instructor

  • Worked as an adjunct instructor in the User Experience and Interaction Design program through the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce
  • Taught Essentials of Interactive Design, a foundational graduate course focused on the four core disciplines of interaction design: research, design, development and testing
  • Taught Fundamentals of Web Design and Strategy, an undergraduate course focused on the processes and techniques underlying interactive experiences on the Web

Temple University, 2007-2015                                       
Adjunct Instructor

  • Worked as an adjunct instructor in the School of Media and Communication’s Department of Journalism
  • Taught Multimedia Storytelling, an advanced undergraduate course focused on multimedia production and web development
  • Taught Design for Journalists, a required undergraduate course focused on print and web design
  • Taught Publishing to the Web, an elective undergraduate course focused on web development and multimedia production

courses taught

Fall 2017
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lecture, 4 sections)

Summer I 2017
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lecture/lab, 1 section)
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Spring 2017
Temple University
Data Journalism (lecture/lab, 1 section)
Design for Journalists (lecture, 4 sections)
Solutions Journalism: Covering Addiction (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Fall 2016
Temple University
DataJournalism (lecture/lab, 1 section)
Design for Journalists (lecture, 4 sections)
TheUser Experience (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Summer I 2016
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lecture/lab, 1 section)
MultimediaStorytelling (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Spring 2016
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 1 section)
MultimediaStorytelling (lecture/lab, 3 sections)

Fall 2015
Philadelphia University                               
Essentials of Interactive Design (lecture/studio,1 section)
Fundamentals of Web Design and Strategy(lecture/studio, 1 section)

Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 1 section)
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 2 sections)

Summer II 2015
Temple University
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Summer I 2015
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lecture/lab, 1 section)
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Spring 2015
TempleUniversity
Design for Journalists (lab, 1 section)
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 2 sections)

Fall 2014
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 1section)
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 2 sections)

Summer II 2014
Temple University
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Summer I 2014
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lecture/lab, 1 section)
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Spring 2014
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 1section)
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 2 sections)

Fall 2013
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 1section)
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 2 sections)

Summer I 2013
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lecture/lab, 1 section)

Fall 2012
Temple University
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 1 sections)

Spring 2012
Temple University
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 1 sections)

Spring 2011
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 1section)

Fall 2010
Temple University
Multimedia Storytelling (lecture/lab, 1 sections)

Spring 2010
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 2sections)
Publishing to the Web (lecture/lab, 1 sections)

Fall 2009
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 2 sections)
Publishing to the Web (lecture/lab, 1 sections)

Fall 2008
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 3 sections)

Spring 2008
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 3 sections)

Fall 2007
Temple University
Design for Journalists (lab, 1 section)


workshops taught

July 2015
High School Journalism Workshop (1 month)
Philadelphia School District student journalism workshop on fundamentals of reporting, writing, multimedia production and publication design.

July 2014
High School Journalism Workshop (1 month)
Philadelphia School District student journalism workshop on fundamentals of reporting, writing, multimedia production and publication design.

March 2014
Professional Development Training (1 day)
Philadelphia School District teacher and student training on Adobe Creative Suite, photo editing and publication design.

November 2010
Professional Development Training (1 day)
Philadelphia School District teacher training on Adobe Creative Suite, photo editing and publication design.

July 2010
High School Journalism Workshop (1 month)
Philadelphia School District student journalism workshop on fundamentals of reporting, writing, multimedia production and publication design.

February 2010
Professional Development Training (1 day)
Philadelphia School District teacher training on Adobe Creative Suite, photo editing and publication design.



talks/presentations

Bauer-Reese, Jillian (2017). “The ‘Howdunnit’ Impact: Solutions Journalism Focused on Addiction Reporting.” Presented at the Behavioral Health Solutions Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania.

Bauer-Reese, Jillian (2017). “Why I’m Teaching a Solutions Journalism Course Focused on Addiction Reporting.” Presented at the Online News Association’s Lightning Talks: What’s New at Temple Journalism? event at the Klein College of Communication.

Bauer-Reese, Jillian (2016). “The Rooms Project: Stories of Life on the Other Side of Addiction.” Presented at Prospect Grove High School.

Bauer-Reese, Jillian (2016). “The Rooms Project: Stories of Life on the Other Side of Addiction.” Presented in the Addiction Assessment/Treatment course at the Community College of Philadelphia.


service

2017-2018
Temple University
Temple Collegiate Recovery Program
Faculty Advisor

2017-2018
Temple University
Department of Journalism

Curriculum Committee
Member

2016-2017
Temple University
Temple Collegiate Recovery Program
Faculty Advisor

2016-2017
Temple University
Department of Journalism

Curriculum Committee
Member

2016-2017
Temple University
Department of Journalism

NTT Faculty Video Search Committee
Chair



media interviews/mentions

January 2017
South Philly Review
Philly looking to become first American city to create safe spaces for drug users to inject drugs

January 2017
MediaShift
How J-Schools Are Innovating by Reporting on Solutions

January 2017
The Temple News
Making Narcan available beyond campus safety

December 2017
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Temple confronts student opioid deaths

December 2017
NPR - The Big Listen
Jon Ronson Likes Porn (Stories)

November 2017
Wake Up Call on WHIP
Klein College Professor Jillian Bauer-Reese joins the Wake Up Call to discuss why journalists should carry Narcan

October 2017
Fox 29
Recovering Mom Chronicles Giving Birth, Joins Good Day

September 2017
The Temple News
Professors add 'Basic Needs Security' to syllabi

March 2017
The Temple News
Stop blaming ‘the media’

September 2016
The Temple News
Moving ‘in the right direction’ for students’ mental health

September 2016
The Temple News
Going above and beyond

August 2016
AL DÍA
Recovery doesn’t have to be a struggle

November 2015
WHYY: Voices in the Family
Anonymity, 12-steps and New Paths to Recovery

August 2015
Since Right Now
Episode1533: Jill Bauer/The Rooms Project

April 2015
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Rooms Project gives recovering addicts a voice

April 2015
Technical.ly Philly
3 people we met from PhilaU’s UX program

April 2015
The Temple News
Call for help in recovery

March 2015
Her Campus
Campus Celebrity: Jillian Bauer

February 2015
The Fix
Portraits of recovery

February 2015
Philadelphia City Paper
Why West Philly photographer Jillian Bauer is collecting personal stories of addiction and recovery

January 2015
WHYY: The Pulse
Portrait project brings stories of recovery out of ‘the rooms’

September 2014
The Temple News
Stories concealed by addiction