Kim Bisheff Bio


Kim Bisheff

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Kim Lisagor Bisheff (M.A. UC Berkeley, 1999; B.A. UCLA, 1995) worked at the Los Angeles Times and Outside magazine before becoming a freelance writer, author and lecturer. Her most recent book, “Disappearing Destinations” (Penguin Random House, 2008, co-authored with Heather Hansen) won the Outstanding Book Award for General Nonfiction from the American Society of Journalists & Authors.
Kim chaired the journalism program at Cuesta College from 2012 to 2016 and has taught journalism at Cal Poly since 2004. She specializes in multimedia journalism, feature writing and public affairs reporting, and writes frequently about the spread of misinformation through social networks.

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