Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Effect of a Broadcast Journalism Curricula at Higher Education Institutions in Relation to Hiring Inclinations in the Broadcast Journalism Industry
by Ricks, Stephanie Elaine, Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University, 2017, 152; 10256718
Abstract (Summary)

This study examined the current thought of broadcast journalism educators on what is considered most important for broadcast journalism majors in preparation for hiring inclinations in the broadcast television industry. The study also examined the current thought of professionals in the broadcast television industry in relation to standards for the hiring inclinations. A mixed-method design that included phenomenology and descriptive research was used. Both quantitative and qualitative data were collect from both groups to complete this study. The study indicated that both groups agreed that students needed both education and experience. Students must also be able to creatively write stories that captivate and engage their audience within all mediums.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Green, Sam
Commitee: Moses, Joe
School: Trevecca Nazarene University
Department: Doctoral Studies
School Location: United States -- Tennessee
Source: DAI-A 78/10(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Journalism, Educational leadership, Higher education
Publication Number: 10256718
ISBN: 978-1-369-85505-0
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