Christina Smith is an assistant professor of mass communication at Georgia College & State University, where she teaches journalism and advises the student-run weekly newspaper. Before getting her Ph.D. in mass communications in 2015, she worked in the newspaper industry as a daily and weekly news reporter for more than 13 years.
As a scholar, Smith’s research interests include the role of journalism in rural towns in the U.S. Her dissertation, titled “Weekly Newspapering: Iowa Small-Town Newspapers, Their News Workers, and Their Community Roles”, explores how news gets produced in small, rural communities in Iowa in addition to how well their weekly newspapers are doing in the digital age.
Assistant Professor of Mass Communications at George College & State University
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Journalism, Communications, Community Journalism, Newspapers
Phone: (478) 445-8267
Added in 2017. Last updated February 2021.