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

Mar
31
Dr. Thomas Reed presents his annual faculty recital along with...Read more
Apr
1
Under the direction of Elizabeth Procopio, the AU Percussion Ensemble...Read more
Apr
3
by Ken Ludwig Directed by Rachael Endrizzi A play that...Read more
Apr
4
Merose Hwang will discuss the Korean peace process in her...Read more
Apr
5
Religion Department Lecture: Dr. Caryn Reeder (Westmont College), “Women and...Read more