Chad Caruthers, Executive Director Chad joined ThreeSixty Journalism in June 2014, bringing journalism, communication and nonprofit leadership experience to the role. During his leadership tenure, ThreeSixty has added College Essay Boot Camps, Learning Labs, a Radio Broadcast Camp, an award-winning TV Broadcast Camp and digital storytelling camps to its programming menu. In 2019, ThreeSixty Journalism was fully integrated into the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas as a priority program of the college.
Chad is passionate about providing young people opportunities to connect with their education, communities and futures. He earned a master’s in education at the University of Minnesota and completed a bachelor’s in journalism at the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas. He hails from Webster Groves, Missouri.
Theresa Malloy, Associate Director Theresa joined ThreeSixty as a full-time team member in January 2019. She brings professional writing, editing and digital media experience to her new role, as well as a passion for producing and sharing meaningful stories, particularly ones from underrepresented communities.
Most recently, Theresa was digital senior producer at KSTP, where she won two Upper Midwest Emmy awards for breaking news coverage and special reporting on KSTP’s “Hell to Heartland” series. She graduated from the St. Thomas in 2013 with a degree in Communication and Journalism and a minor in American Culture and Difference studies, and she’s currently pursuing her master’s in English with an emphasis in literary journalism at St. Thomas.
Dymanh Chhoun, Program Manager Dymanh is a ThreeSixty program alumnus and Upper Midwest Emmy Awards-nominated photojournalist who comes to the ThreeSixty program manager role after a six-year stint at WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. He began his career as a photojournalist at FOX 21 in Duluth after graduating from the University of Minnesota Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Shortly after, he joined the NBC-affiliate KTTC-TV in Rochester, Minn., before settling back in the Twin Cities.
Dymanh loves to work on stories that matter to people. In his free time, he enjoys photographing and exploring Minnesota’s natural scenery with his wife and three children. To learn more about Dymanh, read his alumni profile piece written in 2017 by then-ThreeSixty-student Paqazi Xiong.
Safiya Mohamed, Student Intern Safiya is a ThreeSixty Journalism program alum. She is a Dease Scholar and currently a sophomore at St. Thomas, studying journalism and double minoring in Justice & Peace Studies and Theology. She is passionate about diverse storytelling and reporting through a lens of inclusivity. Her work has appeared in KMOJ 89.9 FM, Pioneer Press and TommieMedia.