Tricia Fulks is a freelance digital journalist in the greater Pittsburgh, Pa., area.

One of the Online News Association's 2012 MJ Bear fellows, she currently holds contracts with the Smithsonian Institution, assisting projects in their online presence, outreach and storytelling. Fulks also teaches at West Virginia University's P.I. Reed School of Journalism and most recently served as associate producer for The Peabody award-winning interactive documentary, "Hollow." She previously had positions at PBS Frontline, The Journal (Martinsburg, W.Va.) and The Shepherdstown (W.Va.) Chronicle

An award-winning journalist and newspaper editor with honors from the West Virginia Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists, Fulks holds a master's degree in interactive journalism from American University and a bachelor's degree in news-editorial from West Virginia University.

Fulks currently resides in Bridgeport, W.Va., where she continues to pursue personal and professional storytelling projects.