Dr. Jennifer Bailey Woodard

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jennifer Bailey Woodard
615-898-2766
Room 262, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 58, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington (2003)
  • M.A., University of Georgia, Athens (1993)
  • B.S., Middle Tennessee State University (1991)

Areas of Expertise

  • Converged journalism
  • Electronic media journalism

Biography

Jennifer Bailey Woodard, was trained and educated in journalism as an undergraduate at MTSU. She joined the faculty of the School of Journalism after graduating from the University of Georgia with an M.A. in mass communication. She received her Ph.D. at Indiana University-Bloomington in mass communication. While at IU, she concentrated on scholarship that would enhance her ability to teach students the value of a diversified newsroom and the role that technology would play in their future job...

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Jennifer Bailey Woodard, was trained and educated in journalism as an undergraduate at MTSU. She joined the faculty of the School of Journalism after graduating from the University of Georgia with an M.A. in mass communication. She received her Ph.D. at Indiana University-Bloomington in mass communication. While at IU, she concentrated on scholarship that would enhance her ability to teach students the value of a diversified newsroom and the role that technology would play in their future job opportunities.

She currently teaches courses on convergence, digital writing, podcasting, audio journalism, women in the media and race, class and gender. Dr. Woodard has published articles and reviews in such journals as Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Journal of Black Studies, Journal of Communication, and The Communicator. She is a member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication where she has served on numerous committees including chairing the Minorities and Communication division. She is also a member of the Broadcast Education Association.

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