David Westphal

David Westphal

Adjunct Faculty

David Westphal is a veteran newspaper editor and reporter, now an independent journalist in New York.  He previously served as editor of The Record in Cedar Falls, Iowa, managing editor of The Des Moines Register and Washington Bureau Chief for McClatchy Newspapers.  Most recently, he was editor of the California HealthCare Foundation’s Center for Health Reporting at the University of Southern California, where he also taught a graduate course, Entrepreneurship in the New Media. He has won the National Press Club’s Washington Correspondence Award and is two-time winner of the John Hancock Award for Business and Financial reporting.