Michael Chute

Union University

Michael D. Chute is professor of communication arts at Union University.


Michael D. Chute, professor of communication arts at Union University, has 35 years of teaching and professional experience in journalism, public relations and intercultural communication. He has been a reporter, newspaper editor and foreign correspondent. For 10 years, he lived overseas and worked in more than 30 countries in Asia and South America for U.S. wire services and publications, taught journalism courses at national universities and led writing workshops and conferences. He is a former editor of theCommission magazine, and his writing has been featured in a number of national newspapers and magazines. He earned his Ph.D. in mass communication at the University of Southern Mississippi, and holds membership in the Society of Professional Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors organizations, and serves as vice president of the Southeast Journalism Conference.