Karin PühringerMag. Dr. Karin Pühringer

Project assistent Division Journalism Studies

Office: UG 38, Rudolfskai 42, 5020 Salzburg
Office hours: by appointment

Karin Pühringer is a lecturer and project collaborator. After studying Journalism and Communication Science as well as Political Science at the University of Salzburg, she earned her doctorate in Journalism at the University of Zurich with a dissertation on editorial knowledge management and human resources in newspaper newsrooms. She has been associated with the division of Journalism as a lecturer and senior lecturer since 2003. She has previously lectured at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (Facility Management), the University of Klagenfurt (Media and Communication Studies), the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten (Media, Social Studies) and as a visiting professor at Jianghan University (Business School; Wuhan, China). Research stays have taken her as far as the Indiana University (School of Journalism; Bloomington, IN, USA) and Northwestern University (Media Management Center; Evanston, IL, USA).

  • Research Interests

    Journalism Research

    Media and editorial management

    Knowledge Management

    Sport & Media

    Advertising & Corporate Communications

  • Networks

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (  DGPuK)

    Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Kommunikations- und Medienwissenschaft (  SGKM)

    Österreichische Gesellschaft für Kommunikationswissenschaft (  ÖGK)

    Initiative Qualität im Journalismus (  IQ)

  • Documentation of Research

    The current research documentation can be found here.