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journalism educator

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, editor, Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1982-1986; general news executive, Gannett. Company Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1986-1987; head journalism department, Western Kentucky U., Bowling Green, since 1987.

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.

father:
Vertreese Henry Huff

mother:
Olowene (Brown) Huff

spouse:
Henry Hall Albers

children:
Stephen G. Albers

H. William Albers