Author Gina Germani

Gina Germani

Gina teaches journalism at Imperial Valley College in California’s border county of Imperial. She is an award-winning veteran newspaper and broadcast journalist of more than 25 years and is currently the editor of the start-up online news website, ivnews.INFO , in El Centro, California. She graduated with a print journalism degree from the University of Southern California in 1981 and with a master of science in new media journalism from Syracuse University in 2008.


The things that made me drunk with disappointment, challenge and joy are countless—and they all occurred in a period of just 16 weeks last spring after I agreed to teach just one three-credit introductory journalism class.