Conway produces, moderates AJHA panel
Associate professor Mike Conway served as producer and moderator of the Opportunities in Television News History Research panel for the American Journalism Historians Association annual conference in St. Petersburg, Florida, Oct. 6.
Conway is the Awards Chair for AJHA. His participation in the conference included the presentation of the Sidney Kobre Lifetime Achievement in Journalism History award to Jean Folkerts, the former journalism dean at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Also participating in the panel were professor Mary Beadle from John Carroll University, doctoral student Madeline Liseblad from Arizona State University and Distinguished Professor Michael Murray from University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Conway’s research focuses on journalism history, specifically combining archival work and oral history interviews in 20th century news developments.