Lancer Media Group Faculty and Staff


Sonya Singh, M.A.
Director of Student Publications, Visiting Professor of Journalism
Sonya Singh is a freelance writer, editor and photographer whose work has appeared in Los Angeles magazine, NME, Nylon and Rogue, among others, specializing in music and culture. She has photographed artists from small stages to stadiums, worked red carpets, helped tell stories from inside maximum-security prison and interviewed hundreds of people from U.S. ambassadors to Slash. A graduate of Pepperdine University, where she served as the executive editor of the newspaper, Singh previously worked as an editorial assistant in London and interned in television development at BBC Worldwide in Los Angeles.



Victoria Brodie

Dr. Victoria Brodie
Associate Professor of Public Relations, Chair


James Kruppa

James Kruppa, M.F.A.
Adjunct Professor of Journalism, CBU TV Faculty Adviser


Dr. Mary Ann Pearson APR
Professor of Communication, Director of Journalism & New Media and PR Academic Programs
Dr. Pearson has more than 30 years of experience in leadership, journalism, public relations and education. She has been a professor at CBU for 17 years and worked in public relations specializing in marketing and PR campaigns in property management, real estate and nonprofit work. Pearson has worked with the Paul and Annie Kienel Leadership Institute at CBU, Colton Joint Unified School District’s Hispanic Literacy Program, Give Big Riverside, Girl Scouts of America, PRSA, Capio, Colton Joint Unified School District-Superintendent’s cabinet, International Mentoring Association and other organizations including supporting internships with the Riverside Downtown Partnership.


Jim Veneman

Jim Veneman
Adjunct Professor of Journalism



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Director of Student Publications: Sonya Singh

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Phone: (951) 552-8186 (Main)
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