Gena Asher

Digital Content Manager/ Web Editor

Contact Information

  • Office:
    Franklin Hall Room 320B
  • Email:
    eulasher@indiana.edu
  • Phone:
    812-855-5433


  • Biography

    Experience: 

    Digital content manager/Web editor, IU Media School. Duties include writing, editing digital content; managing student reporters, videographers, photographers; maintenance and support of The Media School and related websites; maintaining social media presence for the school; and producing digital products such as electronic newsletters. (2014-present)

    Web editor at IU Journalism. Duties include writing, editing digital content; managing student reporters and photographers; maintenance and support of journalism and related websites; and producing digital products such as electronic newsletters. (2003-2014)

    Adjunct lecturer, IU Journalism. Courses include J200 Reporting, Writing and Editing I, J201 Reporting, Writing and Editing II, J303 Online Journalism, J341 Newspaper Reporting, J560 Intensive Workshop for Graduate Students, J501 Public Affairs Reporting for Graduate Students. (2001-2013)

    Herald-Times, reporter, various beats. (1985-2001)

    Freelancer, Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs. (2008-2011)

    Freelancer: IU Press, press releases for select books. (2004-05)

    Freelancer: IU Alumni Magazine, in-depth feature articles. (2007-2011)

    Education: 

    Master’s of Information Science, Indiana University, 2003

    Master’s of Library Science, Indiana University, 2003

    Library Management Technology, certificate, Indiana University, 2003

    Media Specialist, certificate, Indiana University 2003

    Bachelor’s degree in journalism, Indiana University, 1979

    Women’s Studies, certificate, Indiana University, 1979