Western Kentucky University

School of Journalism & Broadcasting Staff - Jo-Anne Ryan, M.S.

Jo-Anne Ryan, M.S.

Jo-Anne Ryan, M.S.

Associate Professor

Office:  MMTH 337
Phone:  (270) 745-3828
Email:  jo-anne.ryan@wku.edu

Courses

Electronic Media Programming and Research
Television Production
Broadcast Advertising

 

 

 

 

Administrative Experience

  • Assistant Director, School of Journalism & Broadcasting, 2011-2013
  • Interim Director, School of Journalilsm & Broadcasting, 2010-2011
  • Assistant Director, School of Journalism & Broadcasting, 2004-2010
  • Grant Co-Director, 1995-96
    Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce Development
    Department for Vocational Rehabilitation
    Project: develop promotional materials for the Department of Vocational
    Rehabilitation.
  • Interim Assistant Department Head, 1994-95
    Department of Communication and Broadcasting
    Western Kentucky University
  • Grant Director, 1992-94
    353 Special Demonstration Project
    Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce Development
    Project: Develop statewide integrated media advertising
    campaign for the Kentucky Department for Adult Education and Literacy

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor, 1997-present
    School of Journalism and Broadcasting
    Dept. of Communication & Broadcasting
    Western Kentucky University
  • Assistant Professor, 1992-1996
    Department of Communication & Broadcasting
    Western Kentucky University
  • Instructor-full time, 1988-1992
    Department of Communication & Broadcasting
    Western Kentucky University

Education

  • Master of Science
    Broadcasting
    Murray State University
    Course work focus: news production, station management, and media research.
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Mass Communication, major
    History, minor
    Western Kentucky University

Professional Experience

  • Freelance producer, 1988-present
  • WBKO13, ABC Network Affiliate, 1976-1988
    Bowling Green, KY
    Director of Creative Services and Marketing, Production Manager,
    Producer/Director, Traffic Manager, Sales Assistant, Commercial Copywriter

Professional Membership

  • Broadcast Education Association
  • Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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