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Victoria LaPoe

Assistant Professor

Email: lapoe@ohio.edu

Twitter: vlapoe

Office: Schoonover Center 212


Ph.D., Media and Public Affairs, Louisiana State University, 2013; MA, Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa, 2008; BA, Journalism and Mass Communication and Theatre, University of Iowa, 1999.


Digital media, media diversity, broadcast and marketing of media


Former television news producer, client strategist and marketing communication specialist.


Published in Communication Research, Visual Communication Quarterly, Electronic News and Journal of Communication Inquiry. Co-author of books Indian Country: Telling a Story in a Digital Age and Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster.


Board member for the Native American Journalists Association