Michael Easter

Visiting Lecturer of Journalism
Expertise: Health Journalism, Fitness, Nutrition in the Media

Biography

Michael Easter teaches journalism, with a special emphasis on health media. Before his role at UNLV, he was a senior-level editor at Men's Health magazine. There, he brainstormed, wrote, and edited stories about human health and performance, and his work was read by nearly 25 million people in 50 countries each month. 

At Men's Health, he also led a digital transition team, acted as a brand editor, and is part of the team that won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence. His online writing at Men's Health is some of the most highly-trafficked of all time. 

Michael hosts Nevada Health, a weekly health radio show on KUNV, and his writing appears in Men's Health, Outside, Vice, Cosmopolitan, Scientific American, Men's Journal, and FiveThirtyEight. 

Education

  • M.A. in Health Journalism, New York University
  • B.A., Wheaton College

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Michael Easter In The News

Men's Health
September 25, 2019
It was this past spring, and Jack Dorsey, the tech entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter and Square, was on biohacker Ben Greenfield’s podcast to divulge the newest tool that helped him work the long, demanding, intensely focused hours required to run not one but two billion-dollar companies.
Men's Health
August 19, 2019
Add an extra challenge to your bodyweight workout with these 3 exercises.
Men's Health
July 19, 2019
Louis is a 27-year-old assembly-line worker in Three Rivers, Michigan. He has no health problems and rarely sees a doctor. Yet for a man in his prime, Louis thinks a lot about cheating death.
Men's Health
March 25, 2019
Legalized sports betting may be like vitamins for your social life.

Articles Featuring Michael Easter

Stands stand behind the police tape of a simulated crime scene
Campus NewsApril 25, 2019
Urban Adventure class draws in multiple disciplines to create a uniquely detailed scenario for students.
Campus NewsOctober 9, 2017
Students, faculty, and graduates quickly gather unique accounts of the Las Vegas Strip shooting.
Michael Easter
PeopleFebruary 16, 2017
Michael Easter, former editor of Men’s Health, is the host of a new healthy living show on KUNV radio.