McCoy, David

David McCoy, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Journalism and Digital Media
Associate Professor of Journalism and Digital Media

121 Center for the Arts
Area of Specialty
Digital Media Production, Journalism, Education, Social Media
  • Joined Ashland University in 2011
  • Teaches courses in video/audio aesthetics, the global impact of social media, media writing and digital media technologies
  • Produced award-winning documentaries and television programs
  • Published scholarly articles in academic journals
  • Co-authored two books: Sound and Look Professional on Television and The Internet and Social Media and Politics: A New Way to Participate in the Political Process
  • Favorite thing about Ashland University: The students
  • Little-known fact: First person in my family to attend college
  • Ph.D. - Kent State University
  • M.A. - Kent State University 
  • B.A. - Kent State University