Jonathan Ash

Johathan AshInstructor
Media, Journalism and Film

Academic Interests

  • Journalism history
  • Student media

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • Broadcast Education Association Festival Competition Chair
  • 2-Year/Small School Division 2003 Faculty Seminar at Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  • 2004 Broadcast Education Association convention presentation
  • 2008 Using the Telegraph or a Cell Phone: Why News Hasn’t Changed “Testing Lab’s ‘Global’ Approach” Quality (November 1987): p. 45-46
  • 2009 Annual Student Production Showcase
  • 2010 Favorite Production Assignment

Previous Experience

  • Instructor - Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO)
  • News Director – KENW (Portales, NM)
  • General Partner – Behind The Scenes Video (Lincoln, NE)
  • Executive Producer – Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (Lincoln, NE)
  • Assistant Professor – Midland Lutheran College (Fremont, NE)
  • Instructor – Doane College (Crete, NE)
  • Executive Producer – KOLN/KGIN (Lincoln, NE)
  • Speech Writer – Mutual of Omaha Insurance Companies (Omaha, NE)


Lincoln, Nebraska


  • Golf
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • DIY around the house
  • Being at the beach

Future Goals and Aspirations

Teach, train and mentor the young men and women who will one day take our place in the newsrooms, boardrooms and classrooms as they carry on the proud tradition of journalism.

Life Outside the University


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