Nancy Kaplan-Biegel
Instructor – Journalism/English











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  Language Arts /   
  Journalism and English

Skyline Office: Bldg 8, Rm. 8110
Skyline Office Hrs: MWF 11:10-noon

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Phone: 650-738-4297


 I am now using Web Access for my class correspondence and materials.  If you are taking one of my courses, you can log in at with your G-number and birth date.  From there, find our class.  See you online! : )



Welcome to Skyline Journalism


They Did It Again!

 Congratulations to the staff of The Skyline View for winning General Excellence for Online Journalism at the JACC NorCal 2011 Conference in Sacramento. Check out their work at


Click here for a short narrated slideshow from a previous convention.


Thinking of taking a journalism class during
Spring 2012?  Click here for student testimonials.  Then, check out the syllabi below.


Episode #1
(Podcast Program Note:  JOUR 120 has been renamed to JOUR 120:  Writing & Reporting for the Media)


Click here for the print version of, the Journalism Department newsletter.

Also, check out these archived issues of Viewpoints, the old journalism department newsletter:
Fall 2004
Spring 2005
Fall 2005
Spring 2006
Fall 2007


·         BA in Journalism / San Diego State University

·         MA in English Literature /San Francisco State University

·         Certificate in the Teaching of Composition / San Francisco State University


After receiving a degree in journalism from San Diego State University, I became the production editor at City Sports magazine in San Francisco; I also freelanced for several publications around the city. As much as I loved my magazine job, teaching beckoned. I went back to school and received my M.A. in English Literature and a Certificate in the Teaching of Composition from San Francisco State. Upon graduation, I was hired at Skyline to teach English, but after a few years was approached about renewing the defunct journalism program. What fun! I went for it full guns and we now offer several journalism classes and the students have revived the campus newspaper, The Skyline View. Now I combine three loves--English, journalism, and teaching--at Skyline College. One of the things I love best about teaching is seeing students realize that they are capable and that they have many, many opportunities open to them.