90th Annual Convention

April 1-5, 2020

Embassy Suites

Frisco, TX

91st Annual Convention

April 7-11, 2021

Hilton Norfolk The Main

Norfolk, VA

92nd Annual Convention

April 6-10, 2022

Hyatt Recency Greenville

Greenville, SC

93rd Annual Convention

April 12-16

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

St. Petersburg, Florida


Mass Communication


The purpose of the Mass Communication Division is to promote the study and teaching of mass communication at all academic levels and in various academic and non-academic settings. The Division promotes scholarship in the areas of traditional and new mass media -- including television, newspapers, magazines, radio, film, Internet, social media, and other media. The Division recognizes and encourages research that addresses these topics in all contexts and levels of analysis, employing a variety of methodologies. The Division also provides a venue for presenting creative media works.

Division Bylaws  /  Division Website

Immediate Past-Chair / Nominating Committee Representative (2013-2014)

Brian C. Brantley

Texas A&M - San Antonio

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Lauren Reichart Smith

Auburn University

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Vice Chair / Program Planner

Dedria Givens-Carroll

University of Louisianna-Lafayatte

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Vice Chair Elect

Gyro Newman

University of Mobile

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