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Communication and Media Studies

The Department of Communication and Media Studies offers degrees in communication studies, multimedia journalism and public relations, with minors available in communication studies, digital media production, multimedia journalism, public relations and social media.

Faculty-student collaboration: Assistant professor of public relations Alisa Agozzino published an article with Candace Kaiser, BA ’14, in the Journal of School Public Relations. Their chapter, titled "Social Media as a Practical Approach in Engaging Key Stakeholders in School Crisis Communication Plans: A Qualitative Analysis," focuses on the use of social media in crisis situations.


In addition to these academic programs the department is home to Ohio Northern's Northern Review Online, ONU's digital newspaper, the 3,000 watt, non-commericial radio station WONB-FM and ONU Cable with local programming on ONU3-TV.



Contact the Department of Communication and Media Studies

The Department of Communication and Media Studies is located in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. If you have any question or comments regarding the Department of Communication and Media Studies, please contact:

Erin Swick
Senior Adminstrative Assistant
Communication & Media Studies
525 S Main St
Ada, OH 45810

Communication and Media Studies

Erin B. Swick

Performing Arts Center 130
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed