Contact Info

          Department of Journalism and Public Relations
          Compton Hall, Room 208
          210 East Normal Street
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2441

          Dr. Anthony Peyronel
          Department Chair
          Phone: (814) 732-2441

          Friends of Communication

          As a Friend of Communication, your contribution can be directed to the Department of Journalism and Public Relations to benefit our students and faculty to help facilitate effective learning.

          Department graduates are enjoying a wide range of professional success all around the world. To showcase the success of our alumni, the Department has created, in collaboration with the Department of Communication Studies, a Friends of Communication Wall of Fame in Compton Hall. Our alumni have enthusiastically responded to this new initiative by contributing $250 each to purchase a personal name plaque that is featured on the wall, with the proceeds going to a new Friends of Communication fund. Purchase a name plaque here.

          To update the department on your career achievements, please email Dr. Tony Peyronel, department chair, at

          Friends of Communication

          Pictured in front of the new wall are some of the alumni participants who attended a special event held on campus in their honor on April 21, 2014. They are, from left, Patricia Kennedy (Erie County chief public defender); Mike “Lou Baxter” Shoop (news director at JET 24 and FOX 66); Kim Thomas (news anchor at JET 24); Mary Timashenka (multimedia marketing consultant at JET 24 and; Alyson Amendola Cummings (executive director of the Erie County Historical Society); Matthew Cummings (an instructor of Integrated Marketing Communications at West Virginia University); Jim Wertz (owner/creative director of Incline Media and faculty member at Edinboro University); Josh Tysiachney (marketing associate for Arts & Sciences at John Carroll University); and Emily Sinsabaugh (Vice President for University Relations at St. Bonaventure University).