Christina Smith
Published June 30, 2017

Christina Smith is an assistant professor of mass communication at Georgia College and State University, where she teaches journalism and advises the student-run 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 sociology of news and the role of journalism in rural towns in the U.S. Her dissertation 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.

Expertise: Community journalism, newspapers, student media

Location: Milledgeville, Ga.


Phone: (478) 445-8267


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