email: firstname.lastname@example.org; twitter @jonzmikly
office: OM 230Z
office hours: M 5-6:30pm, T 1-2pm, W 2-3:30pm, Th 5-6:30pm; or by appt.
phone: two four eight, nine seven seven, 8423
Jon Zmikly graduated from Central Michigan University in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in Broadcast & Cinematic Arts and a minor in Media Design, Production & Technology. After working at two television stations and one radio station in his home state of Michigan, he attended Texas State University-San Marcos to pursue a master's degree in media studies. During that time, he worked as a graduate instructional assistant, teaching Writing for Mass Communication (MC1313) labs and assisting with Television News (MC3312) classes. He also created and produced a variety television show called Studio B, interned at SXSW Interactive and became the webmaster and youth leader at San Marcos Community Church. Jon currently works at his church part-time, while teaching at the university, and he enjoys all kinds of music and hanging out at the river. Learn more about Jon at his personal website.
Cindy Royal teaches other sections of the same class. If you see her in the lab, she may be able to assist you.
email: email@example.com; twitter @cindyroyal
office: OM 224
Cindy Royal completed Ph.D. studies in Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2005. At UT, she focused on the effects of the Internet on communication and culture. Her dissertation was on how gendered spaces frame women's relationship with the Internet. Prior to doctoral studies, Dr. Royal had a long career in Marketing at Compaq Computer in Houston and NCR Corporation in Dayton, OH. She has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Richmond and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additional detail regarding her education and experience can be found on her online resume. She taught Web Publishing and technology related courses for 5 years at UT, and spent one year teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, prior to coming to Texas State. She is delighted to have the opportunity to work with students in Central Texas.
She hosts her own concert review website, On That Note (although it's mostly just pics and video from the shows she attends), a tech blog at cindytech.wordpress.com and enjoys working on other Web design projects. She has been the editor of Texas Music Extra for the past year (txmusic.com/enewsletter).
Jacie Yang also teaches two sections of MC4315. If you see her in the lab, she may also be able to help you.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org; twitter: @jacieyang
office: OM 230Y
M. Jacie Yang is an assistant professor in School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Texas State University. Yang has a B.A. in journalism from National Chengchi University, Taiwan (2003), a M.A. in journalism from UT Austin (2005), and received her doctoral degree from School of Journalism, UT Austin in August, 2010.
Born at the early cusp of the Net Generation and having grown up with computers and the Internet, Yang has focused both her research and teaching on the understanding and advancement of communication technology and online/multimedia journalism.
As for her teaching career, Yang's expertise includes Web publishing, photo editing and slideshow, video editing, and multimedia reporting. She currently teaches Web Design & Publishing.