Kurt Anthony Krug is an instructor in the School of Journalism at Michigan State University. He has taught the entertainment writing/reporting class in the J-School on an adjunct basis since 2014. He has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and public relations. In addition to teaching at MSU, he is a public relations specialist for Henry Ford College in Dearborn. Previously, he worked in public relations in the automotive industry.
His articles have appeared in the Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, The Oakland Press, The Ann Arbor News, USA Today, Reuters, The Seattle Times, The Dallas Morning News, Detroit Legal News, Detroit Metro Times, Dearborn Times-Herald, Ambassador Magazine, and numerous other media outlets.
Some of his notable interviews include Tom Selleck (Magnum P.I., Blue Bloods), Oscar winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), Oscar winner Kevin Kline (A Fish Called Wanda), Oscar winner Kevin Costner (Dances With Wolves), Oscar nominee Sylvester Stallone (Rocky), Oscar nominee Sigourney Weaver (Aliens), Dennis Quaid (Wyatt Earp), Sebastian Stan (Captain America: Civil War), Elizabeth Reaser (The Haunting of Hill House), Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Jean Smart, (24), Susan Sullivan (Castle), Neve Campbell (Scream), Oscar winner Rita Moreno (West Side Story), Lea Thompson (Back of the Future), Ross Marquand (The Walking Dead), Tippi Hedren (The Birds), Amy Acker (Person of Interest, The Gifted), Alexa Davalos (The Man in the High Castle), Rick Worthy (The Magicians), Teddy Sears (American Horror Story), et al. Many of these celebrities have participated in Krug’s journalism class, allowing his students the opportunity to interview them.
Krug has a B.A. in journalism/public relations from MSU and an M.A.in English/film studies from Wayne State University in Detroit.