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About Megan Fromm

Dr. Megan Fromm teaches journalism in the Department of Communication. She is the professional support director for the Journalism Education Association and specializes in scholastic journalism education, press law, and media literacy. Fromm is also faculty for the Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change, a summer study abroad program in Austria.
Fromm is a former reporter and copy editor who has also taught high school journalism and advised student publications. Dr. Fromm received her Ph.D. in Journalism and Public Communication from the University of Maryland at College Park and her B.A. in Mass Communication from Colorado Mesa University.
She is particularly interested in how scholastic journalism develops competent, engaged, responsible young adults. Fromm also explores First Amendment issues, media law and ethics, and global media literacy. Fromm is a member of the National Scholastic Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. Her first textbook, "Scholastic Journalism and Media Literacy," co-authored with high school journalism experts H.L. Hall and Aaron Manfull, is due out in fall 2014.


Present Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Boise State University


Research Interests

Journalism and Public Communication and Mass Communication

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Honors and Awards

  • 2005 - Colorado Press Association Friend of the First Award
  • 2004 - Society of Professional Journalists Sunshine Award

Articles (1)

Contributions to Books (1)

Dissertation (1)