Dr. David McCoy

Dr. David McCoy

Chair
Assistant Professor
Building: 
Center for the Arts
Office Number: 
121
Phone: 
419.289.5167

Bio

Dr. David McCoy, assistant professor of journalism and digital media, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2011. He taught journalism, film, digital media production and education courses for more than 25 years, including his specialty areas which are new media aesthetics, scriptwriting and historical documentary. He holds a B.A. in telecommunications, a M.Ed. in educational technology and a Ph.D. in the cultural foundations of education from Kent State University. Dr. McCoy created numerous award-winning documentaries and public affairs programs for Western Reserve Public Media/WNEO and WEAO PBS Channels 45 &49. Moreover, he is a contributing author to the book, “Sound and Look Professional on Television and the Internet.” His 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.

Education

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

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

Sep
26
A dinner theater based in sixteenth-century England, the Madrigal Feaste...Read more
Sep
28
The Mental Health and Recovery Board and Ashland Center for...Read more
Oct
8
This Naturlist on Duty program will focus on observation and...Read more