As Washington Bureau Chief for WORLD magazine for more than five years, Lee's assignments sent him from Capitol Hill to the White House to the Supreme Court. But his reporting also has taken him beyond the Capital Beltway. Leading up to the 2010 elections, Lee embarked on a 10-day, 4,225 mile cross-country trip through competitive congressional districts in 16 states. In 2004-2005, as a reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Pitts was embedded with a National Guard Regimental Combat unit in Iraq for nearly 7 months, going on humanitarian and combat missions. Before joining WORLD, Lee served as press secretary for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander. Now in his fifteenth year in the media world Pitts currently leads the journalism program at Dordt University and is the executive director of the WORLD Journalism Institute.
Prinsen has an extensive background in advertising, public relations, and market research. He served in the integrated marketing and communication industry at Hy-Vee grocery, Kraft Foods, and Biomet Orthopedics, before landing back at Dordt his alma mater, to pursue his dream of teaching communication. Prinsen is also gaining experience in a new industry serving as a reserve deputy for the Woodbury County Sherrif's office in addition to teaching.
Currently focused on cultural and interpersonal communication, Kuiper’s background in broadcasting, public relations, speech, and writing has developed his teaching in a wide variety of locations including Minneapolis, China, Los Angeles, and Thailand. In addition to teaching, he is also the director of the speech and debate program at Dordt University.
After serving for seven years as a missionary in an African village, Volkers roamed the planet for a decade as a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker. He now serves at Dordt University as a digital media production instructor.
Lodewyk has spent time in the news world as a sports director, news reporter, and anchor for television, and radio and television play-by-play announcer. He now serves as the Dordt University Media Director, which includes using a broadcast remote production truck to live stream multi-camera coverage of Dordt’s athletic teams.