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Michael Easter

Visiting Lecturer, Journalism
Department(s): Journalism and Media Studies
Office: GUA 2135
Mail Code: 5007
Phone: 702-895-1371
Fax: 702-895- 5189
Email: michael.easter@unlv.edu

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