Linn Washington is a veteran journalist who spent years in Philadelphia covering the MOVE Movement. He currently teaches courses in investigative reporting, journalism law and multimedia reporting and news writing. He co-created the department’s innovative Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab (MURL). For eight years, he also directed and co-directed PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com, the department’s capstone class. Student work in that urban reporting–focused class earned nearly three dozen regional and national journalism awards during his time with that program, as well as Best Practices recognition from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Washington also continues to work as a professional journalist for news entities (print and online) across the U.S. and in Europe, for which he has been recognized with awards. He frequently serves as an expert commentator, including appearances on CNN and the BBC World Service. He has directed study abroad programs for Temple’s School of Media and Communication in London and South Africa.