Jon Glass

Jon Glass

  • Executive Editor

    The Newhouse School

Jon Glass’ experience in the digital news realm spans more than three decades from launching dozens of media websites to remaining at the forefront of social media, technology and digital storytelling practices. 

Glass teaches the Digital News & Innovation and Digital News Leadership courses that focus on current industry issues and multi-platform content development as well as producing, a student-run news, sports and entertainment outlet for the Syracuse University community.

Named the school’s executive editor in 2023, Glass develops partnerships with media outlets and industry leaders to further extend the reach of student work and create professional opportunities. Also in recent years, he has led award-winning school-wide reporting projects for student journalists to explore topics such as U.S.-Canada relations, marijuana legalization, social and inequity issues in central New York, Title IX and disinformation and scams.

Glass has taught graduate students with the Newhouse School's online communications M.S. program since 2015, including the Social Media for Communicators course. He joined Newhouse in 2007 as the school’s Collaborative Media Room general manager.

Previously, Glass was the online content director for, where he spent 11 years in the newsroom and online departments.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he earned a B.S. in journalism with a minor in education.