Select publications and media


Wenzel, A., (2020). Community-centered Journalism: Engaging people, exploring solutions, building trust. University of Illinois Press.


Wenzel, A., Ford, S., Nechushtai, E. (2019). Report for America, Report About Communities: Local News Capacity and Community Trust. Journalism Studies.


Wenzel, A., (2019). To Verify or Disengage: Coping with 'fake news' and ambiguity. International Journal of Communication.


Wenzel, A., (2018). Engaged Journalism in Rural Communities. Journalism Practice.


Wenzel, A., (2018). Red State, Purple Town: Polarized communities and local journalism in rural and small-town Kentucky. Journalism: Theory, practice and criticism.


Wenzel, A., (2017). Public Media and Marginalized Publics: Online and offline engagement strategies and local storytelling networks. Digital Journalism.


Wenzel, A., Gerson, D., Moreno, E., Son, M., and Hawkins, B. (2017). Engaging stigmatized communities through solutions journalism: Residents of South LA respond. Journalism. 


Gerson, D., Chen, N., Wenzel, A., Ball-Rokeach, S., & Parks, M. (2016). From Audience to Reporter: Recruiting and training community members at a participatory news site serving a multiethnic city. Journalism Practice.


Wenzel, A. (2016). Eating Together, Separately: Intergroup Communication and Food in a Multiethnic Community. International Journal of

Communication, 10, 620-641.


Elsayed, Y. & Wenzel, A. (2016). The Egyptian Sisters Club: Negotiating Community and Identity in a Time of Conflict. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power.


Wenzel, A. (2016). Talking Food, Talking Race: Food Storytelling in a Californian Ethnoburb. In Namaste, N. & Nadales M. (Eds.) Who Decides?: Competing Narratives in Constructing Tastes, Consumption, and Choice. Oxford: Inter-disciplinary Press. 271-290.





researcher, journalist, media consultant


Andrea Wenzel