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Jo-Ann Huff Albers

Jo-Ann Huff Albers, American journalism educator. Recipient Noel Ross Strader award College Media Advisers, 1988, Bingham Freedom of Information award Kentucky Press Association, 1989; Poynter teaching fellow, 1988.

Background

  • Albers, Jo-Ann Huff was born on January 3, 1938 in Cain's Store, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Vertreese Henry and Olowene (Brown) Huff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1959. Master of Education, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 1962.

    Career

    • Specialist technical information General Electric, Evendale, Ohio, 1959. Supervisor traffic Station WCPO subsidiary Scripps Howard, Cincinnati, 1959-1960. Editing, writing positions The Cincinnati Enquirer, 1960-1981.

      Public, editor Sturgis (Michigan) Journal, 1981-1982, Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1982-1986. General news executive Gannett. Company Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1986-1987.

      Head journalism department Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, since 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: member Church of Christ.

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of Christ

    Membership

    Member Association Women in Communications (president 1974-1975, representative to Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism/Mass Communications since 1980, National Headliner award 1979), Association Schools Journalism and Mass Communications (president 1993-1994).

    Connections

    • Married Henry Hall Albers. Children: Stephen G., H. William.
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    Born January 3, 1938
    • 1959
      Miami University
    • 1962
      Xavier University
    • 1959
      Specialist, technical information General Electric Company
      Ohio, United States
    • 1959 - 1960
      supervisor traffic Station WCPO subsidiary Scripps Howard
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1960 - 1981
      editing
    • 1981 - 1982
      public
    • 1982 - 1986
      public
      Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      general news executive, Gannett. Company Incorporated
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
    • 1987
      head, journalism department Western Kentucky University
      Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
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