JoAnne Broadwater


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Contact Information

Stephens Annex, 142


M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1983
B.A., Towson University, 1976

Areas of Expertise

Newswriting and reporting
Feature Writing


Professor Broadwater specializes in newswriting and reporting and feature writing. She is a former reporter for The Sun in Baltimore and has 25 years of experience as a freelance writer, primarily on assignment from the Sun. 



Professor Broadwater has written feature articles for the following publications:

  • The Baltimore Sun
  • Johns Hopkins Magazine
  • Johns Hopkins Gazette
  • The Delmarva Farmer
  • Baltimore's Child magazine

Service to the Profession

Professor Broadwater has been an advisor for the student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists since 2010. She has served on faculty/student teams that have presented annual journalism events including guest speakers, films and panel discussions.