Damilola Oduolowu

Damilola Oduolowu is a doctoral student and graduate assistant at the University of Missouri School of Journalism where he’s studying media sociology and ethics as he explores his research interests in new media and misinformation, digital storytelling, social media activism, and journalism ethics.  Damilola is a multitalented international journalist with a great experience in multimedia journalism. Before … Continued

Teresia Nzau

Teresia Nzau is a Media Relations, Engagement/Corporate Communications specialist, and Media trainer. Teresia as popularly known as Terry, is an accredited journalist with the Media Council of Kenya (MCK) and has over 10 years of experience in broadcast media, specific, radio. She worked as a dedicated reporter, deputy News Editor before becoming an Editor for … Continued

Vy Luong

Vy Luong is a doctoral student from Vietnam. She started her doctoral study at the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri in January 2022 with a 5-year fellowship from the MU Graduate College. Her research interest is on an intersection between strategic communications and journalism, where she studies how journalists and newsroom managers … Continued

Justin Willett

JUSTIN WILLETT is a first-year doctoral student with a focus on Strategic Health Communication. He has a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the Missouri School of Journalism. He is also a staff member of the Novak Leadership Institute. Willett is a … Continued

Ting-Hao Tsou

Ting-Hao Tsou is a Ph.D. candidate (ABD) in strategic communication at the Missouri School of Journalism. Drawing on advertising and persuasion theories (e.g., narrative transportation), his research investigates the effectiveness and validates a theoretical model for using extended reality technology (i.e., augmented reality, AR, and virtual reality, VR) in digital advertising. The methods he applied in his … Continued

Arthur Cook Bremer

Arthur Cook Bremer is a doctoral candidate studying Media History within the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Arthur’s area of interest concerns the evolving relationship between traditional media and institutions within the criminal justice system. Prior to entering the doctoral program, Arthur served as a faculty advisor for the student newspaper of Westminster College in Fall 2019 and taught introductory … Continued

Tianting Zhang

TIANTING ZHANG is a doctoral student focusing on media sociology. Her research interests include gender representation in media content, feminist journalism, visual communication, and cultural studies. She’s also interested in the emergence of feminist voices in digital media with the framework of digital citizenship. She hopes to delve into how female journalists negotiate their professional … Continued