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Dr. Kenna Griffin

Dr. Kenna Griffin

Dr. Kenna Griffin,
Assistant Professor/Director of Student Publications
Mass Comm

Biography

Dr. Kenna Griffin is an assistant professor in Oklahoma City University’s Mass Communications department. Griffin joined the department in 2003. Her major areas of teaching are journalism and public relations. She also serves as the university’s director of student publications. Griffin’s professional experience includes working as a staff writer at The Oklahoman and managing editor for the Guthrie News Leader.

Griffin advises Oklahoma City University’s student newspaper, The Campus, as well as the publication’s online version, MediaOCU.com. Griffin is a member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the Society of Professional Journalists, College Media Advisers, Associated Collegiate Press, Oklahoma Press Association, OKC Social, Public Relations Society of America, and Women in Communications. She is an active supporter of the Dart Foundation for Journalism and Trauma. She serves on boards for College Media Advisers and Associated Collegiate Press. She also is the faculty blogger for Associated College Press. She is the writer behind ProfKRG.com , which serves as a practical resource for student journalists, and is the host of the weekly #EditorTherapy Twitter chat. Oklahoma Collegiate Press Association’s advisory board. Griffin researched the relationship between the journalism profession and emotional trauma. She has a Ph.D. in Mass Communications from the University of Oklahoma in Norman. She has a Master of Education from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and a Bachelor of Arts from Oklahoma City University.

Contact Information

117
Walker Center
Oklahoma City, OK 73106