Rebekka Schlichting

Rebekka Schlichting
  • Assistant Professor of the Practice

Contact Info

Stauffer-Flint Hall, room 205A
1435 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


An enrolled member of the Ioway Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, Rebekka Schlichting joined the journalism faculty in fall 2020 as an assistant professor of the practice. 

Rebekka served as an adjunct professor and graduate teaching assistant at the University of Nebraska's College of Journalism and Mass Communications. She also taught Native leadership workshops and skills at the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs, SNYL Academy. Rebekka also served as producer at KUJH-TV and interned at Kansas Public Radio and Vision Maker Media. She is the chair of the powwow committe for the Ioway Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska.


B.S. in Journalism, University of Kansas
Professional Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Awards & Honors

40 under 40 award from The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, 2018

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights award, 2017

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Grand Prize 2017

Outstanding Graduate Student, 2016

Franco's List for Integrity, 2015

1st and 2nd place for "Best Feature Story" in TV/Online by NAJA, 2014

Academic Achievement by SES Trio, 2010 to 2014

Best High School News Story by NAJA, 2008