Louise Schiavone

Louise L. Schiavone, MS

Senior Lecturer
Academic AreaBusiness Communication
Areas of InterestBusiness and Crisis Communications, Communications in a changing media environment, Effective self-presentation

Louise L. Schiavone is a Senior Lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School. She is also a career journalist, having covered Congress, the White House, as well as news at the Pentagon, Treasury, State, Transportation, Energy, and Housing Departments, as well as national presidential campaigns, the mortgage meltdown and financial crisis, food safety challenges, and natural disasters. An on-air veteran of CNN, ABC News, and the Associated Press, Schiavone is currently a newscast anchor at NPR and a SiriusXM “P.O.T.U.S.” host, both on a contributing basis. She also writes for print media.
At NPR, she has been deeply involved in broadcasting the story of the coronavirus pandemic since it began, and, before that, the Special Investigation of Russian interference with the 2016 election. 
Her award-winning 2020 short documentary, “Crisis on The Half Shell: The Chesapeake Bay” was shown at film festivals in the Spring and Summer of 2020. She is currently working on a documentary about global marine biodiversity.
Schiavone speaks extensively about the environment, politics, journalism, communication and civility.  currentlpvideodocumentary about marine life biodiversity 
Schiavone speaks extensively about the environment, politics, journalism, communication and civility. Schiavone is currently producing a video documentary about marine life biodiversity 

Education

  • M.S., Journalism, Columbia University School of Journalism, New York City
  • BA,   American and European History, Emmanuel College, Boston, Massachusetts

Research

    Selected publications

    Teaching

    Current
    • Business Communication
    • Business Leadership and Human Values

    Honors and distinctions

    • Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. 
    • Best Short Documentary, Ocean City, Maryland International Film Festival, “Crisis On The Half Shell: The Chesapeake Bay.” (2020). 
    • Finalist, Short Documentary, Annapolis Film Festival, Maryland, “Crisis On The Half Shell: The Chesapeake Bay.” (2020).
    • Edward R. Murrow Award, ABC News Radio (2008).