Faculty/Staff

Carol Terracina teaches JMC 194.
Faculty/Staff JMC Dept. News & Notes

JMC welcomes two new faculty members

Dr. Carol Terracina-Hartman and Dr. Kenneth Kim joined the JMC faculty in August. Terracina-Hartman is an assistant professor of journalism and advises the Murray State News. Kim is an assistant professor of advertising.  A graduate of Michigan State University, Terracina-Hartman has 25 years of experience in higher education, including experience with college media advising. She […]

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JMC faculty present, publish at regional, state and national level

JMC faculty represent Murray State and the department well with presentations and publications at the regional, state and national levels. Here is a snapshot of recent publications and presentations: Dr. Melony Shemberger, associate professor of mass communications: Publications: “Logic Modeling: Building a Journalism Department’s Assessment Plan Using Accreditation Standards,” was published in the summer 2020 Teaching […]

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Alumni Faculty/Staff JMC Dept.

McGaughey remembered

[wds id=”6″] By Bob Valentine “To this place, and the kindness of these people, I owe everything.” ~ Abraham Lincoln Robert Howe McGaughey, III, arrived at Murray State in the late summer of 1961. By any important measure, he never left until the 14th of June, 2019. He would have agreed with Abe Lincoln, but […]

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Alumni Faculty/Staff JMC Dept.

Doc McGaughey dies

Dr. Robert H. McGaughey, III, passed away on June 14 at the University of Louisville Medical Center at the age of 76. He was born Feb. 18, 1943 to Robert H. McGaughey, II and Frances W. McGaughey in Anniston, Ala., where his father was serving in the Army. He is preceded in death by his […]

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Alumni Faculty/Staff JMC Dept.

Shemberger elected faculty regent

Dr. Melony Shemberger was elected Murray State faculty regent in April. She was one of five faculty members seeking the position on the University’s Board of Regents. Shemberger is an associate professor of journalism and mass communications at Murray State. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University, with a double major in mass […]

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Faculty/Staff

December 2018

The 2018 JMC Journal pdf is now available for download.

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Faculty/Staff

Owens researches diversity options

Dr. Mary M. Meares, left, and Dr. George Daniels, right, of the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa, discussed their school’s diversity initiatives with Dr. Debbie Owens. Over the summer Owens was selected to head up diversity and inclusion initiatives in Murray State’s Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business. During fall break, Dr. Debbie Owens traveled to the […]

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Faculty/Staff JMC Dept.

JMC Journal online edition

The JMC Journal can be downloaded as a pdf document. Click the image to open the file.

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Valentine recognized for Residential College work

Bob Valentine, center, received the Kern Alexander Book Award at the 2017 Faculty Awards Banquet in April. He is pictured with University President Bob Davies, left, and and Vice President for Student Affairs Don Robertson. The Kern Alexander Book Award is given by the Council of College Heads to a member of the residential college faculty […]

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Alumni Faculty/Staff

Wright elected interactive multimedia, emerging technologies vice chair

Leigh Wright, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications, was elected vice chairman of the Interactive Multimedia and Emerging Technologies division of the Broadcast Education Association recently. Wright will serve two years as vice chair and then will move to the chairman’s slot for two more years. As vice chairman, Wright will manage the research […]

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