SCJ Adviser Lisa Lyon Payne named CMR editor

The Society for Collegiate Journalists National Office would like to extend congratulations to SCJ adviser Dr. Lisa Lyon Payne, Virginia Wesleyan University, on her new appointment as editor of College Media Review, the flagship publication of College Media Association.

Lyon Payne has been advising the Virginia Wesleyan University SCJ chapter since 2011. Payne obtained her doctorate from the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and taught as an assistant professor of communication at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. In addition to her teaching experience, Lyon Payne has worked as a public relations consultant, research analyst, editorial assistant and writer.

We wish her the best in her new role!

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