Byland Selected as New Media Journal Editor

Dr. David Byland, OBU associate professor of communication arts, has been selected by the Broadcast Education Association to serve as the founding editor of their new Journal of Media Education.

The journal is an editor-reviewed publication and will be the first fully interactive international journal focusing on pedagogical issues in media education. Available online to members of the Broadcast Education Association, the Journal of Media Education (JoME) will integrate text, audio, video and other interactive media into a downloadable PDF document. JoME will focus on all areas of media education including graphic arts, broadcasting, radio, television, film, music industry education, special effects and more.

The Broadcast Education Association is the professional association for professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises. Byland previously served the association as a board member and in 2006 was elected president of the board of directors.

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