Dr Kathryn Bowd
Kathryn Bowd is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media, with a research and teaching focus on Journalism.
✓ Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.
I am a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media, School of Humanities.
My main research focus is non-metropolitan news media, with an emphasis on relationships between news media and regional communities, professional practice in journalism and news and local identity.
I have an extensive professional background in journalism, and my PhD focused on exploring relationships between community and newspapers in regional areas of Australia.
|2014 - 2015||Head of Media Department||University of Adelaide|
|2013||Senior Lecturer||University of Adelaide|
|2000 - 2013||Program Director||University of South Australia|
|1990 - 1999||Sub-editor||Advertiser Newspapers|
|1989 - 1990||Sub-editor||Birmingham Evening Mail|
|1986 - 1989||Sub-editor||The News|
|1984 - 1986||Journalist||The Border Watch|
|2011||University of South Australia||Australia||PhD|
|University of South Australia||Australia||MA (Journalism)|
|Deakin University||Geelong||BA (Hons)|
|2011||Bowd, K., Chia, J., & Richards, I. (2011). Community and connection in regional Australia and Canada: regional media as a catalyst for social captial development. In D. A. Henderson (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2011 Australian and New Zealand communication association conference - communication on the edge (pp. 1-14). Online: Australian and New Zealand Communication Association.|
|Eliott, J., Forster, A., McDonough, J., & Bowd, K. (n.d.). Link between alcohol and cancer as reported in Australian newsprint media.
2014: Recipient of University of Adelaide Faculty of Arts funding for project “Losing their identity? Non-metropolitan newspapers and local ‘character’ in an era of networked media”
2012: Member of project team for University of SA Divisional Research Performance Fund- supported project: “New arrivals, old communities: communication and engagement in regional South Australia”.
2012: Recipient of Journalism Education Association of Australia nationally competitive “Excellence in Academic Research” grant for project: “Converging or disconnected?: The impact of online and interactive communications tools on regional newspaper journalists’ professional practice”.
2010: Member of project team for UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund-supported project: “Building capacity for community-centred solutions: the role of public relations practitioners and journalists in promoting regional sustainability and social capital”.
|Date||Role||Research Topic||Program||Degree Type||Student Load||Student Name|
|2017||Principal Supervisor||Efforts of online newspapers on hard copy newspapers amongst youth in Nigeria||Doctor of Philosophy||Doctorate||Full Time||Mr Ayodeji Boluwatife Aiyesimoju|
|2017||Principal Supervisor||Engaging a Youth Audience in Adelaide's Arts Festivals Through Social Media||Doctor of Philosophy||Doctorate||Full Time||Miss Amy Elizabeth Nancarrow|
|2017||Principal Supervisor||Media Discourse of Ageing in Australia & Malaysia||Doctor of Philosophy||Doctorate||Full Time||Mr Muhammad Asim Imran|
|2017||Principal Supervisor||Reporting on terror: is peace journalism possible in Kenya?||Doctor of Philosophy||Doctorate||Full Time||Ms Rukia Yusuf Abdulrahman Nzibo|
|2016||Principal Supervisor||Crafting True Stories: Links Between Feature Writing and non-Fiction Book Writing in Australian journalism||Master of Philosophy||Master||Full Time||Mrs Varunika Sonani Hapuwatte Ruwanpura|
|2014||Principal Supervisor||Adapting the Communication Challenge: Will communicating climate change adaptation need a new approach?||Doctor of Philosophy||Doctorate||Full Time||Mr Robert Palmer|
|2000 - ongoing||Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia||Australia|
|2014 - 2016||Member||Radio Adelaide Advisory Committee|
|2013 - ongoing||Member||Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia Executive||Australia|
|2010 - ongoing||Member||Mindframe for Journalism Education advisory committee||Mindframe for Journalism Education||Australia|
|2010 - 2012||Member||School of Communication, International Studies and Languages Executive||University of South Australia||Australia|
|2010 - 2010||Chair||Divisional Academic Program Approval Committee||University of South Australia||Australia|
|2005 - 2007||Member||Divisonal Human Research Ethics Committee||University of South Australia|
|2017 - 2017||Vice-president (awards)||Journalism Education and Research Associatio of Australia||Australia|
|2016 - ongoing||Postgraduate Coordinator, Media and History||University of Adelaide||Australia|
|2016 - ongoing||Media Officer||Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia|
|2013 - 2015||Vice-president (Awards)||Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia|
|2005 - 2008||Secretary||Journalism Education and Research Australia of Australia|
|2003 - ongoing||Associate Editor||Australian Journalism Review|