Jason Stamm

Jason Stamm, PhD

Assistant Professor

Sports Media & Communication

Jason Stamm is an assistant professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications teaching sports media courses. He joined the CoJMC faculty in the fall of 2021.

Much of Jason's research examines sports journalism practice, sports media audiences, and college sports recruiting websites. His work has been published in Communication and Sport, International Journal of Sport Communication, Howard Journal of Communications, & Sociology of Sport Journal.

Prior to re-entering academia, Jason was a publisher and journalist covering Virginia Tech athletics for Rivals.com and Scout.com, sports editor of a weekly newspaper, The Oldham Era, just outside of Louisville, Kentucky, the editor of The Sporting Times, a monthly prep sports magazine in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and launched the Rivals.com site covering Western Kentucky University athletics, InsideHilltopperSports.com. Jason also has on-air experience in television, radio, and podcasting. He continues his work on a part-time basis as the managing editor for the Rivals.com site covering University of Cincinnati athletics, BearcatReport.com and TechSideline.com, an independent site covering Virginia Tech athletics.

Jason holds a Ph.D from The University of Tennessee-Knoxville in Communication and Information, a M.S. from Radford University in Corporate and Professional Communication, and a B.A. from Western Kentucky University in News/Editorial Journalism.

A Kentucky native, you'll find Jason each summer at a beach with his two young children and his wife of 10 years, Jenny. He is also an adamant fantasy football player and loves to bike and play golf as much as his schedule will allow.

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