Jody Kleinberg Biehl
|Director, Journalism Certificate Program
Adjunct Instructor, English Department
Office: 433 Clemens Hall
Phone: (716) 645-0691
Jody Kleinberg Biehl (BA English/Art History, 1993 MA Journalism 1997) specializes in print and web media and became Director of the Journalism Certificate Program in January 2009. In 2003, she was one of three journalists selected to create an English website for Europe’s largest news magazine, Der Spiegel. The site, based in Berlin, now attracts 2-3 million readers per month. Before joining Der Spiegel, Ms. Biehl worked as a European correspondent for The San Francisco Chronicle and as a free-lance correspondent for USA TODAY and the Boston Globe. She also spent four years as a general assignment reporter for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, a New York Times-owned paper in Northern California. She won numerous journalism awards during her time at the Press Democrat and in 2000 received an Arthur F. Burns fellowship, which took her to Berlin for three months as a reporter. She has reported from France, England, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Germany. She speaks fluent French and German.