New Staff: Beth Kuhles

Beth Kuhles
CJ Mandate Editor

Beth Kuhles, a communications specialist for more than 25 years, joined the College of Criminal Justice as the editor of the CJ Mandate.

Kuhles spent half of her career in public relations in Texas and New Jersey and half as a journalist in the two states, most recently working for the Houston Chronicle for the last 10 years. From 1997 to 1999, she served as the public information officer for the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission, the statewide agency for adjudicated youth.

Kuhles won several awards for her writing, including a national Sigma Delta Chi Award , for "Impact: A Small Town Murder," which examined the affects of the Robert O. Marshall death penalty case on family and friends. The documentary aired on public television networks in New York and New Jersey.

Among the other newspapers and magazines Kuhles has worked for are: New Jersey Lawyer, The Record of Hackensack, NJ, and New Jersey Outdoors. She also served in public relations at Houston METRO and Hyacinth AIDS Foundation. Finally, Kuhles served for a year as an adjunct professor of Basic Reporting at Rutgers, Newark College of Arts and Science in New Jersey.

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