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I research and teach journalism at 

the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.


edmondso@ohio.edu / @ProfEdmondson

My Work

Educator

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I teach reporting and writing, the History of American Journalism, Communications Law 

and data journalism. I also serve as Graduate Director of the Journalism School.

I know learning is easier when you have an excellent teacher. That's what I strive to be.


Data Journalism

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Are you a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between? I offer a variety of instruction in data journalism using the methods of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) designed to prepare you for your next step. 

Research

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My scholarship explores the intersection of journalism, law and civil rights. My book, In Sullivan's Shadow, was published by University of Massachusetts Press 

in August 2019. 

This is me

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I'm a third generation newspaperman.

Journalism is in my blood - all I ever wanted to do was write and tell true stories. My grandfather owned the Terrebonne Press back home in Louisiana, and my uncle was a journalist. In the dozen years I worked in newsrooms around the country I've covered just about every beat - cops, courts, politics, education, poverty, special projects. I continue my journalism in my research and writing about media, and I take great pride in educating the next generation of truth tellers. When I'm not committing journalism or traveling to teach journalism, I'm working on my farm in the Appalachian foothills. A locovore wannabe, I'm interested in local food economies and sustainability. When we meet, ask me about my goats and my garden! 

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Aimee Edmondson

Associate Professor and Graduate Director Schoonover Center, EW Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University

(740) 597-3336

Office hours

By appointment