Kristal Brent Zook

Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Prof. Zook is an award-winning journalist and author who covers social justice, race, and gender issues in media and politics.

Journalism Media Analysis Social Justice Issues Politics Race and Gender Relations

Tom Kelleher

Professor/Associate Dean · University of Florida

Tom Kelleher's expertise is in online strategic communication, public relations and ethics.

Mass Communication Communication Ethics Communications Public Relations Social Media

Jim Long

Principal and Founder, Verge New Media; NBC News Media Disruptor/Content Creator · Verge New Media

Cooking instructions: Add one part new media soul with one part old media body, stir gently, and enjoy a media disruptor / content creator!

Social Media Journalism New Media Technology & Tools Digital Media Strategies Social Media and Brand Management Emerging Technologies

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

Amanda J. Crawford

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Crawford is a veteran political reporter, literary journalist, and expert in journalism ethics and misinformation.

Literary Journalism Media News Literacy Misinformation Journalism Ethics

Thomas Ksiazek, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication; Director of Graduate Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Thomas Ksiazek's, PhD, research is focused on the media industry's constant evolution to satisfy the needs of its audience.

Communication Media Industries Cross-Platform Audience Behavior Network Analysis of Digital Media Use News Audiences

Nina Amir

Chief Inpiration Officer · Pure Spirit Creations

International speaker, award-winning blogger, bestselling author, Certified High Performance Coach, Author Coach, Blog/Blog-to-Book Coach.

Freelance Writing Online Journalism and Blogging Non-Fiction Writing Journalism and Writing for Publication How to Blog A Book

Paul Cuadros

Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

An award-winning investigative journalist with expertise in reporting issues of race and poverty, especially in the American South.

Documentary Film & Television Producer Film Journalism and Media Poverty

Joanne C. Gerstner

Sports Journalist in Residence · Michigan State University

Expert in: Sports multimedia journalism, social media, sports neurology & concussion, youth sports, women in sports & sports media, Title IX

Athletic Culture Title IX Medicine Sports Media Sports Business

Chris Hogg

CEO · Digital Journal Inc.

Don't just catch up on the latest developments. Let Digital Journal's technology-enabled citizen journalists breathe life into news content

User Generated Content Digital Media Citizen Journalism Online Journalism Content Management

Clay Calvert

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Clay Calvert is an expert in freedom of expression, press and speech as well as communications and mass media law.

Communications Law First Amendment Media Law

Laura J. Burton, Ph.D.

Department Head, Educational Leadership · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on management in sports organizations and how gender stereotypes affect women working in athletics.

Gender Stereotypes Access and Success in Leadership Sport Management Gender Issues in Sport Leadership in Sport Organizations

Marlene Neill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Professor Neill's research interests include internal communication, public relations management and ethics

Internal / Employee Communication Integrated Communication Advertising Management Public Relations Management Public Relations Ethics

Molly Worthen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Worthen’s research explores North American religious and intellectual history.

American Religious and Intellectual History American Christian History Conservative Christianity American evangelical Christian life Global Christianity

Molly Youngkin

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Romantic and Victorian Literature Gender Studies and Narrative Theory

Kevin Newman

Digital News Evangelist & Anchor: CTV 'Question Period' · CTV News / Bell Media

Award-winning International Journalist, Producer & Digital 'Evangelist'

Digital Media Technologies Journalism Digital Technologies and Journalism

Dr Elisabeth Schimpfossl

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Dr Schimpfossl's research interests are the sociology of elites as well as power and social inequality.

Philanthropy Social Inequality Sociology Elites Russia

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Alexandra Shakespeare

Senior Lecturer in Publishing · University Alliance

Alexandra Shakespeare is Senior Lecturer in Publishing and Journalism for the Oxford International Centre for Publishing.

Lifestyle Media Consumer Media Digital Transformation of Media Journalism Media