John Wihbey, a writer, educator, and researcher, is an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University and a correspondent for Boston Globe Ideas. Previously, he was an assistant director at Harvard University's Shorenstein Center, where he managed Journalist's Resource.org, a project bridging the gap between the academic and media worlds.
He served as an instructor at Boston University, following work as a producer and digital media editor for the NPR-syndicated show "On Point with Tom Ashbrook," from WBUR-Boston.
A Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism alumnus, he has also reported on environmental issues for the Star-Ledger (N.J.). He lives in the Boston area.