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Joy Jenkins

Joy Jenkins is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, School of Journalism and Electronic Media. Her research uses a sociological approach to examine changing organizational identities and practices in newsrooms, with a particular focus on local journalism and gender and media. Jenkins is also a research associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, U.K. Before entering academia, Jenkins served as senior editor at TulsaPeople magazine in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and copy editor at the Oklahoma Gazette in Oklahoma City.

Areas of interest

  • Media sociology
  • Gender and media
  • Lifestyle journalism
  • Local journalism