Dr. Mary Jane Pardue


Media, Journalism and Film

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Media, Journalism and Film
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, English, Middle Tennessee State University
  • MA, English, Middle Tennessee State University
  • BS, English Education, The University of Tennessee-Nashville


  • JRN 270 Introduction to Journalism
  • JRN 370 News Reporting and Writing
  • JRN 372 Public Affairs Reporting
  • JRN 375 Feature Writing
  • JRN 376 Business Reporting
  • MED 581 Issues in Media Ethics

Professional experience

  • Author, "Who Owns the Press: Investigating Public vs. Private Ownership of America's Newspapers," 2010

Research and professional interests

  • Business journalism
  • Local/family-owned newspaper journalism

Awards and honors

  • Member, Society of American Business Editors and Writers