Gregory P. Perreault

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Dr. Gregory P. Perreault is a multimedia journalism professor at Appalachian State University. He's a media sociologist who researches phenomena associated with journalism and gaming.

His research appears in the New Media & Society, Digital Journalism, Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, Journalism Practice, Journalism Studies,  and Games & Culture. His papers have won awards from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Prior to entering academia, he worked as a journalist for seven years. He’s worked as a sports reporter for the Palm Beach Post (circ. 145, 000), served as managing editor of a hyperlocal multimedia website Columbia Faith & Values, and had work published at USA Today, Miami Herald, and The Los Angeles Times.

Greg holds a Ph.D. from the Missouri School of Journalism and an M.A. in Communication, Culture, Technology from Georgetown University. Greg is also an avid runner who most recently ran the Asheville 39.3 Marathon and a Half in Asheville, North Carolina.