Ohio University’s Aimee Edmondson to Lead the American Journalism Historians Association

Aimee Edmondson, associate professor of journalism in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, is now serving as the first vice president of the American Journalism Historians Association. This means that Edmondson’s is on track to be elected president of the association for the 2020-21 year at next year’s annual conference in Memphis.

“I’m so honored that the members have elected me to the leadership track of the AJHA,” Edmondson said. “This organization has done so much for me over the years, that I am happy to serve in any way to help advance the AJHA and the importance of journalism history.”

The AJHA is the oldest and largest media history organization in the world. Most of its members include faculty from various universities and colleges primarily in the United States. Dr. Edmondson has been a member of the organization since 2006 when she was a doctoral student.

Dr. Edmondson is a graduate of Louisiana State University. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Memphis and a Ph.D. in journalism from the University of Missouri.

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