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College of Information and Communications

Faculty and Staff

Miles Romney, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications
Phone: 803-777-0206
Office: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
800 Sumter Street, Room 328
Columbia, SC 29208
Resources: Curriculum Vitae


B.S., Broadcast Journalism, Brigham Young University
MPC, Masters of Professional Communication, Westminster College
Ph.D., Arizona State University


Miles Romney teaches in the journalism sequence with an emphasis on broadcasting. His professional experience is wide-reaching having worked as an anchor, reporter, sideline reporter, producer, radio host, radio producer, and coordinating producer in his career. He merges his professional experience with his active teaching philosophy to create a dynamic classroom experience. 


Romney’s research focus is two fold. The first research stream examines the proliferation of nationwide talk radio and its evolution from a local function to a form of mass communication. The second looks at media bias in sports networks. 

Recent Publications

Romney, M., Johnson, R. G., & Roschke, K. (2016). Narratives of life experience in the digital space: a case study of the images in Richard Deitsch’s single best moment project. Information, Communication & Society, 1-17.

Romney, M. (2016). A Historical Examination of Interactive Overnight Talk Radio from the Foundations Established by Herb Jepko (Doctoral dissertation, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY).

Romney, Miles. "The voice in the night unheard by scholars: Herb Jepko and the genesis of national talk radio." Journal of Radio & Audio Media 21.2 (2014): 272-289.