Dr. David McCoy
Dr. David McCoy
Chair of the Department of Journalism and Digital Media
Associate Professor of Journalism and Digital Media
Dr. David McCoy
Chair of the Department of Journalism and Digital Media
Associate Professor of Journalism and Digital Media

Biography

  • 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