Angela Powers

Professor [GSJC]


Dept:Greenlee School Journalism/Communication
Office:148 Hamilton
613 Wallace Rd.
Ames IA
Office Hours:Monday 1-3 Wednesday 1-3 (WebEx or by appt) Friday 12-1 (WebEx only)

Topics of interest: entrepreneurship, media economics, media management, source usage in media content

Education: Ph.D., Michigan State University, Mass Media
M.S., Illinois State University, Communication Studies
B.A., Illinois State University, Media and Communication


Dr. Angela Powers is a specialist in media management and entrepreneurship. Teaching awards include the University Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award at Northern Illinois University and the AEJMC MME Barry Sherman Teaching Award. Diversity initiatives include advising NABJ, receiving the Outstanding Unit Award for Enhancing Diversity at Kansas State and co-chairing the AEJMC Presidential Diversity and Inclusion Career Development Fellowship Task Force. She is a Fulbright Scholar on developing media in Eastern Europe and the Caribbean. Fellowships include teaching journalists at Al-Ahram and Al Akhbar in Egypt and research at the Media Management Transformation Center in Sweden. She has authored more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and presentations appearing in outlets such as Journal of Media Economics. Currently, she serves as Associate Editor of the Nordic Journal of Media Management. She has also served as director of two schools of journalism and communications at Kansas State and Iowa State University. Professional experience includes television reporting on CBS and NBC affiliates.

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