Michael Theis is a photo and media editor at The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy. He works with freelancers and wire services, as well as producing original work, to provide visual and audio context to the news of academe and philanthropy. He is a 2006 graduate of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va., where he studied mass communication and photography. Though currently focused on photojournalism and video journalism, Michael spent much of his earlier career as a local reporter covering city halls and government policy. Michael came to The Chronicle of Philanthropy in 2019 as a data journalist. In his spare time, he enjoys bicycle touring.
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