Faculty Bio

Amos Gelb

Amos Gelb

Amos Gelb is the founder and Director of the Washington Media Institute. Professor Gelb produced virtually every type of television news programming during a two-decade broadcast journalism career, from daily news and multi-hour documentaries to undercover investigations to talk shows.Before establishing the Washington Media Institute, he was the director of academics for the American University’s Washington Semester and then was recruited by The George Washington University to design, manage and teach its Semester in Washington Journalism program, which became the first experiential media program to win an Emmy Award for student production. He also currently serves as an Associate Professor and the Director of Broadcast for Northwestern University’s Medill Graduate School of Journalism DC program.

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