Ralph Nichols

Ralph NicholsRalph Nichols
Lecturer, Journalism/News Writing/Mass Communications
DBH 131

Office Hours

Friday, 12-12:30 PM and by appointment.


Ralph Nichols is a part-time journalism lecturer who is a former news writer for the Los Angeles Times. He runs the journalism program at Evergreen College, a local community college from which many of his students transfer to the JMC School to finish their journalism education. He regularly teaches MCOM 100W: “Writing Workshop,” the state mandated upper division writing class where students practice professional media skills writing for advertising, convergence journalism and public relations. Nichols also teaches JOUR 61: “News Writing for Contemporary Media Platforms.” In 2013 he served as a writer and researcher for a civil rights documentary.