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Deborah Davis

Instructor

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AJ383  Phone: 765-285-9104  

Department of Journalism
Art and Journalism Building (AJ), room 300
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Educational Background:

EdD Adult, Higher and Community Education, Expected in 2013
MA Public Relations, Ball State University, 2003
BA Journalism, Franklin College, 1986

Professional Experience:
Professional experience includes ten years in TV news, producing top-rated newscasts in Louisville, Cincinnati and Minneapolis before a career switch into public relations.

Research/Creative/Publication Interests:
Crisis communications, relationship-building, journalism/PR education, student success, academic advising.

Research/Creative/Publication Career Highlights:
She founded Triad Public Relations after working in different aspects of the healthcare industry including stints at Columbia/HCA, Clarian Health, Community Health Network, Eli Lilly and Company and WellPoint, Inc. Her expertise in crisis communications and media relations has supported major product launches in the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry, garnered media coverage that favorably shaped public perception and policy in the insurance industry and guided organizations through high-stakes strategic changes and business crises.

Debbie has received numerous awards for media relations and crisis communications. She was twice named Communicator of the Year by the Indianapolis chapter of International Association of Business Communicators. She has served as president of the IABC chapter and of the Indiana State Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations Society.

Thesis/Creative Project Experience and Philosophy:
Davis is interested in projects that focus on crisis communications, media relations, health care public relations, relationship-building and education-related topics.

Course Schedule
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  • Course
    Media and American S
    No.
    101
    Section
    801
    Section
    0000-0000
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  • Course
    Media Law and Ethics
    No.
    275
    Section
    1
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    1530-1645
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    T R
    Location
    TC 412
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    Media Law and Ethics
    No.
    275
    Section
    800
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    0000-0000
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    Individual Studies J
    No.
    495
    Section
    6
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    P R Evaluation Techn
    No.
    664
    Section
    800
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    0000-0000
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    Thesis
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    698
    Section
    383
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