Jay Shelledy became director of the Office of Student Media and Greer Chair in Media Business and Ethics in the Manship School July 1, 2005. He directs the student-staffed Manship School News Service program which also includes the Civil Rights Era Cold Case Murders Project, the Wrongful Conviction Project and the Statehouse Bureau, which covers the Louisiana Legislature for 13 daily newspapers. Shelledy also serves on the Student Media Board. He was editor of the Salt Lake Tribune for 12 years and has more than 30 years daily newspaper and wire service experience. He has been a Pulitzer Prize juror and an author.