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

          Resources and Facilities

          The EU Journalism and PR Department maintains computer labs and the Campus Media Center, home to the University’s three student-run media outlets.


          The Journalism and Public Relations Department at Edinboro University shares a Computer Mediated Communication lab with the Department of Communication Studies. This facility in 210 Compton Hall is used as a digital media lab, providing state-of-the-art technological support for instruction in digital media production, web design and related areas. The lab is managed by Dr. Jim Wertz, journalism program coordinator. He may be contacted at with questions regarding the equipment or services in the lab. 

          The Department also oversees the Campus Media Center, located in Compton Hall. Offices for EU’s three student-run media sources—The Spectator student newspaper, WFSE-FM radio and ETV television—located in the Center. Access more information on the Media Center

          Department offices and resources are all conveniently located in Compton Hall. First used by the Borough of Edinboro as a public school, Compton Hall also houses the departments of Psychology and Communication Studies. A major 2011 renovation saw the large gymnasium at the center of the building remade into a state-of-the-art lecture hall, brought the campus TV and radio stations to the building and provided upgraded research space for psychology majors.