Peg Achterman

Assistant Professor of Communication & Journalism • Seattle Pacific University • Seattle, WA
Last edited April 30, 2019

Peg Achterman spent 17 years in the local television news business – most at KING Television in Seattle as a TV News Photographer, Field Producer, and Editor. Highlights include regional National Press Photographer Association awards and service as a national judge for the NPPA Photographer of the Year and Station of the Year competitions. Achterman earned her PhD at the University of Washington and her research examines both product and cultural changes within print and broadcast newsrooms as they incorporate multimedia and mobile into daily news work. Her teaching duties at SPU include Digital Media, Convergence Journalism, and Media Literacy.