Caley Cook 2015 (150x200)M.A. Journalism, University of Southern California, 2007
B.A. Communication, University of San Diego, 2002

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Twitter: @caleycook

Caley Cook is a journalist, filmmaker and multimedia producer with feature and investigative bylines in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, VIBE magazine, Elko Daily Free Press, San Diego CityBeat, CBS Sports and others. She received the 2013 Nevada Press Association Outstanding Journalist of the Year award, a 2011 Demmler Award for journalism education innovation, a 2007 USC Annenberg award for Outstanding Print Journalist, and a 2001 San Diego Society of Professional Journalists Award for her coverage of Sept. 11. Her bylines vary across topics, including crime, courts, sports, music, theatre, and sex. She served as a visiting assistant professor of journalism at Allegheny College and as an instructor at University of San Diego, Metro State College Denver and University of Colorado Boulder where she taught courses in multiplatform journalism, community journalism, investigative journalism, sports journalism and media law. She has contributed to multiple books and is a regular speaker at media and journalism conferences across the country.

Selected work

The high desert (Elko Daily Free Press):

Music for hipsters who don’t dance (San Diego CityBeat):

A question of identity (Orange County Register):

The meteoric rise and sudden fall of the WUSA (San Diego CityBeat):

On the verge (CBS Sports):

Hyperbolizing sex more than war (Orlando Weekly):