John-Erik Koslosky is an instructor of journalism at Bloomsburg University. A Scranton, Pennsylvania, native, he earned bachelor’s degrees in communications and political science from Wilkes University and a master’s in professional writing and digital content development from Chatham University. Koslosky spent the better part of two decades as a newspaper reporter, where he specialized in investigative reporting and covering government and business. He has received numerous statewide awards for his reporting and had been an invited speaker at the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association's annual government reporting boot camp. As a Ph.D. student, he is interested in researching journalism practices, news industry changes, and news media and democracy.