M.A. Journalism, University of Southern California, 2007
B.A. Communication, University of San Diego, 2002
Office: CMU 355
Caley Cook is a journalist, filmmaker and multimedia producer with feature and investigative bylines in publications such as Crosscut, The Evergrey, The Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Elko Daily Free Press, San Diego CityBeat, CBS Sports and others. She received the 2013 Nevada Press Association Outstanding Journalist of the Year award, was a runner-up for the 2017 Boston Globe Spotlight Investigative Journalism Fellowship, was awarded a 2011 Demmler Award for journalism education innovation, and received 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 culture. 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.
- King County’s Daycare Dilemma: http://crosscut.com/2014/09/parents-seek-alternatives-tough-seattle-childcare/
- The high desert (Elko Daily Free Press): http://elkodaily.com/meth/
- The magic and madness of foster parenting: https://theevergrey.com/one-year-in-the-system-by-caley-cook/