Thompson Rivers University

Charles Hays

Name: Dr. Charles Hays
Position: Asst. Prof./Internship Coord.
Phone: 377-6045

Research Interests

Cultural Communicaton, Alternative Journalism, Alternative Media, Health Reporting


BS Technical Journalism (Broadcasting), Oregon State University, 1985

MS Journalism (Public Relations), South Dakota State University, 2000

PhD Mass Communications, University of Iowa, 2005

Employment History

1980 1984: Sound & Light, OSU Memorial Union
1981 1994: Oregon Public Broadcasting
1982 1985: Soundburst Stereo Studios
1990 1994: College of Forestry, OSU
1995 1998: Golden West Broadcasting, Rapid City, SD
1995 1998: CBS Radio News
1995 1998: Eyes On You magazine
1997 2002: Thunder Press magazine
1998 2000: East Central Interconnect, Brookings, SD
2000 2004: School of Journalism & Mass Communication, UI
2005 Present: TRU School of Journalism

Courses Taught

Jour 304: Working in the News Business
Jour 421: Freelance Writing
Jour 452: Research Methods
Jour 454: Magazine Production

Professional Affiliations

Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication

Canadian Science Writers' Association


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