Category Archives: Officers

2017-2018 Officer Bios

The Religion and Media Interest Group (RMIG) of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication is proud to present its officers for the 2017-2018 academic year. Head: Rick Moore, Boise State University Rick Moore earned his doctorate from the University of Oregon and has taught at Boise State since 1994. He loves teaching […]

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Reviewing Debra Mason’s 20 years of service to RNS

 Debra Mason By Tiffany McCallen Religion News Service Used by permission I was a barely 18 when I first met Debra Mason in a cramped study room in the library at Otterbein College in quaint Westerville, Ohio. Having never stepped foot on the campus I’d chosen to pursue my degree in journalism, she was my […]

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RMIG Officer Bios for 2014-2015

Head: Chiung Hwang Chen (Brigham Young University Hawaii) Warm aloha, It was very nice seeing many of you in Montreal. We had a great convention. I especially would like to thank all who participated in the program. Your great work contributed much to the success of RMIG panels. It is unusual for almost the entire […]

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RMIG Officer Bios for 2013-2014

Chair: Chiung Hwang Chen, Brigham Young University-Hawaii (e-mail) It’s an honor to head the Religion and Media Interest Group this year; I hope we have a fruitful year working together. I received my Ph.D. degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Iowa and am currently an associate professor in the Department of International […]

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Long-time religion specialist elected chair

Cecile S. Holmes, who had a distinguished career as a religion editor for the Houston Chronicle and who is now on the University of South Carolina faculty, was elected RMIG chair for the 2011-2012 year. David Scott, at Utah Valley University, was elected vice-chair. Together, Holmes and Scott will represent RMIG at the December chip […]

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Elon’s Anthony Hatcher elected chair

Members attending the RMIG business meeting in Denver last month elected Anthony Hatcher of Elon University the new chair of the Religion and Media Interest Group. Cecile S. Holmes of University of South Carolina was elected vice chair. See this site for a complete list of new officers. RMIG thanks Paola Banchero from the University […]

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