Jayne Cubbage, Ph.D., (multimedia faculty) is an assistant professor of communications at Bowie State University in Maryland, where she teaches in the graduate program in organizational communication. Prior to teaching, she had more than 20 years of experience in broadcast, print and multimedia journalism. She spent most of her career at news outlets in Philadelphia, where she was a news producer, associate producer, writer, assignment editor and on-air talent. She has also worked in print as a news editor and freelance writer as well as a public relations specialist.
Prof. Cubbage has previously taught graduate and undergraduate level courses in broadcast journalism, mass communication, media literacy, broadcast news writing, mass communication theory and television production at American University, James Madison University and Howard University. Her research interests include media audiences of color, media literacy and social networking. She has published several works on these topics. Currently she is working on several news ventures, including websites and a hyper-local newscast for the Washington metropolitan area.