by Michael Sweeney, Professor; Associate Director for Graduate Studies
Ashley Evans attended James Madison University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in media arts and design with a concentration in print journalism and a minor in creative writing. She then took a job as a social media specialist for Search Mojo, a search engine optimization company based in Charlottesville, Va., before moving to Chicago, where she attended Northwestern University and earned a master’s degree in journalism with a concentration in magazine writing.
Upon graduating, she moved to Miami, where she gained experience as a county reporter and copy editor for Miami Today, South Florida’s leading business weekly.
Ashley looks forward to researching mass communication law, as well as the influence that media have on segments of society, while pursuing her doctorate at Ohio University.
In her spare time she enjoys biking, attending concerts and coming home to a sweet blue Chihuahua named Yoga and a husband who is pursuing a degree in music production.
(Written by MS student Jennifer Doyle)