Ann V. Bollinger teaches a variety of courses in reporting and writing for all media, including digital and social media, newspapers, magazines, and broadcasting. She also teaches courses in public relations. Bollinger is adviser for Lambda Pi Eta, the Honor Society of the College of Communication and the Arts, and chapter founder and adviser for the Seton Hall Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Her research for her Master's Degree in Emerging Media centered around the use of social media in U.S. political campaigns, the role of digital and social media in the creation of online silos and their effect on fake news, and emerging problems from the lack of digital privacy protection in the U.S.
Prior to her academic career, Bollinger worked as a New York City journalist for close to 20 years, mostly at the New York Post, where she was a national correspondent, city desk reporter, and State Supreme Court bureau chief. Bollinger has won numerous awards for excellence in journalism from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, the New York Press Club, and the Newswomen's Club of New York, among others.
- M.A., Loyola University Maryland
- B.S., Boston University