Maggie Cogar

Maggie Cogar

Professional Instructor of Journalism and Digital Media
Center for the Arts
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  • Joined Ashland University in 2016
  • Research areas of interest include scholastic media, censorship and journalistic pedagogy, while teaching areas include media writing, media law and ethics, media effects and mass communication theory
  • Active in the world of scholastic journalism and serves as an executive board member for the Ohio Scholastic Media Association and state director for the national Journalism Education Association
  • Taught high school journalism and advised an award-winning student newspaper, both in print and online, for five years
  • Experience as a freelance journalist in writing, photography and design


Kent State University, PhD (ip), Communication & Information: Mass Media focus
Kent State University, MA, Journalism Education: Reporting and Editing
Kent State University, BA in Integrated Language Arts Education

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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