Email: iashe@fau.edu


Photojournalism, Sports Communication, Mobile Video Reporting (online-only, summer session)

Ph.D. in Journalism and Media, the University of Texas at Austin 
M.A. in photojournalism, the University of Missouri- Columbia

Areas of Expertise
Media and geography, tourism and journalism, visual journalism, self-presentation on social media, and journalism roles/functions.

Ivy Ashe is a full-time faculty member in the SCMS and joined the department in the summer of 2022. As a former community news reporter and photographer, she is deeply invested in research that investigates the role journalism plays in structuring the public’s sense of place, particularly places best known as tourist or seasonal destinations. “I use mixed methods in my work, focusing on interviews, surveys, and textual analyses.” 

She grew up on the Gulf Coast in Naples and Bonita Springs. In her free time, Ashe likes to do indoor rock climbing, film photography, and gardening. 

The Vineyard Gazette in Edgartown, Mass., and the Hawaii Tribune-Herald in Hilo, Hawaii

Awards & Achievements 
Her work in journalism has been recognized by the New England Newspaper & Press Association, and the Society for Professional Journalists (Hawai‘i chapter).

Ashe has presented her research at mass communication conferences in the United States, Canada, and Belgium, and received Top Paper awards for both solo work (Association for Education in Mass Communication and Journalism Visual Communication Division) and co-authored projects (AEJMC Community Journalism Interest Group). Her published work appears in Media, Culture & Society, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, and Newspaper Research Journal.

Recent publications
Ashe, I. (2022). Travel blogging, professionalism, and the changing boundaries of knowledge production. Media, Culture & Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/01634437221099617   

Lough, K., & Ashe, I. (2021). Journalism’s visual construction of place in environmental coverage. Newspaper Research Journal, 42(2), 253-269. https://doi.org/10.1177/07395329211018527  



Sports Communication

Mobile Video Reporting (online-only, summer session)

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