Susan Currie Sivek

PhD, University of Texas at Austin
MA, University of Texas at Austin
BA, Trinity University

Susan Currie Sivek is the magazine industry correspondent for PBS MediaShift, where she writes about the transition to the digital age (archive). She also publishes on a wide variety of media topics on her online blog,, and is a frequent contributor to academic journals and conferences. Sivek has been a freelance writer for magazines and websites.

Her research and teaching focus on social media and journalism, magazine journalism, multimedia communication and political communication.

Sivek teaches in the Department of Mass Communication at Linfield College.