Journalism Faculty

Journalism Faculty


Instructors provide office hours at the beginning of each semester. You may dial the office directly to speak to the faculty member or leave a voice message. You also may call the school’s administrative offices at (804) 828-2660. All offices are located on the Monroe Park campus in the Temple Building on W. Main St.

Bajkiewicz, Tim

Associate Professor, Broadcast Journalism and Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies

B.A., M.A., University of Florida
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office: 1149-D
Phone: (804) 828-4203

Messner, Marcus
Assistant Professor, Journalism

B.A., Angelo State University, Texas
M.A., Ph.D., University of Miami, Florida
Office: Temple 1110
Phone: (804) 827-0252

Medina-Messner, Vivian
Instructor, Journalism
B.A., American University of Paris, France
M.A., Florida International University
Office: Temple 1149-C
Phone: (804) 827-3775

Nicholson, June O.
Professor, Journalism and Director of Graduate Studies

B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
M.A., American University
Office: 1108
Phone: (804) 827-0251

Oglesby, Bill
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Interim Undergraduate Journalism Sequence Coordinator

B.A., Washington and Lee University
J.D., Pepperdine University
Office: 1149-E
Phone: (804) 827-2785

South, Jeff
Associate Professor, Journalism and Director of Undergraduate Studies

B.A., University of Texas
Office: 1149-B
Phone: (804) 827-0253

Thomas, Clarence
Associate Professor, Broadcast Journalism

B.A., Hampton Institute
M.S., Syracuse University
Ph.D., University of Florida
Office: 2203-D
Phone: (804) 827-3772

Zhang, Yuan
Assistant Professor, Broadcast Journalism

B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office: 1112
Phone: (804) 827-0250

Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2013

Sean Collins-Smith
Will Daniel
Bryan DeVasher
John Geerdes
Gary Gillam
Mark Jeffries
Ryan Nobles
Mary Ann Owens
Colleen Phelps
Jason Smith