Dr. David McCoy

Dr. David McCoy

Chair of the Department of Journalism and Digital Media
Associate Professor of Journalism and Digital Media
Building: 
Center for the Arts
Office Number: 
121
Phone: 
419.289.5167

Bio

  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 2011 and serves as chair of the Department of Journalism and Digital Media
  • Primary research area is the impact of social media technologies on learning, and his teaching areas include video/audio aesthetics, the global impact of social media, media writing and digital media technologies
  • Taught journalism, film, digital media production and education courses for more than 25 years, including his specialty areas which are new media aesthetics, scriptwriting, historical documentary and multimedia production
  • Created numerous award-winning documentaries and public affairs programs for Western Reserve Public Media/WNEO and WEAO PBS Channels 45 & 49
  • Contributing author to the book, “Sound and Look Professional on Television and the Internet” and the book, "Social Media and Politics: A New Way to Participate in the Political Process" 

Education

Kent State University, Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education
Kent State University, M.Ed. in Educational Technology
Kent State University, B.A. in Telecommunications

I work in...

Ashland University’s Journalism & Digital Media Department is the only fully integrated media program in the state of Ohio. We offer an innovative, state-of-the-art converged media education experience for today’s digital storytellers. Students immerse themselves in print... Read More

Events

Oct
22
Dr. Thomas Reed (clarinet) joins forces with Maestro Arie Lipsky...Read more
Oct
23
A seminar titled “Addressing our Community’s Crisis: Educational and Health...Read more
Oct
23
Ashland University’s Department of Foreign Languages will hold a Tournées...Read more
Oct
24
Ashland University’s Department of Foreign Languages will hold a Tournées...Read more
Oct
24
A public lecture titled “Lead Poisoning: An Invisible Threat to...Read more