Tom Huang

Tom Huang is Sunday & Enterprise Editor at The Dallas Morning News and Reporting, Writing and Editing Fellow at The Poynter Institute, where he oversees the school’s writing program. He has spent 2013 as the editor of JFK50, The News’ year-long project on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, and as a Punch Sulzberger Fellow at Columbia University, where he is studying executive leadership and journalism innovation. For the past 10 years, he has taught in Poynter seminars on reporting, writing, editing, ethics, diversity and leadership. In 2008, he taught for a full year at Poynter and was co-editor of the Institute’s Best Newspaper Writing collection. He has worked at The Dallas Morning News since 1993, first as a feature writer, then as features editor, and now as the Sunday Page One editor. During his time as features editor, the newspaper’s features coverage was named one of the nation’s best by the Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards and by the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors. His reporting has taken him from Bosnia and Vietnam and the Athens Olympics to the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing and the 9/11 attacks in New York. Before moving to Dallas, he worked at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, where he covered courts, city hall, demographics and general assignments. He is president of the Society for Features Journalism Foundation and serves on the governing board of the Asian American Journalists Association. He is a 1988 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science and engineering.