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Tracy Halcomb: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Tracy Halcomb Ph.D.
Professor, Department Chair
904-819-6247

Department:

Communication

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Former radio announcer for stations in Ohio and New Hampshire
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • National Communication Association
  • Broadcast Education Association
  • National Association of Television Program Executives
  • Served on the Editorial Board of Jabusch and Littlejohn’s “Elements of Speech Communication, 3/e” published by Collegiate Press, Spring 2002
  • Selected as one of the 2.5% of the nation’s college teachers to be included in the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2000, 2004 and 2005
  • Selected as one of 27 National Association of Television Program Executives Faculty Fellows, 2003 and 2008
  • Selected as on e of the first faculty members to participate in the L.A. Intensive Television and Film Industry Workshop, 2005 in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Faculty/Industry Seminar participant at the International Radio and Television Society gathering in 2006.

Professional Profile:

Professor Halcomb earned her Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Bowling Green State University, where her dissertation assessed Action for Children’s Television and the FCC. She earned an M.A. in Mass Communication from Bowling Green University and a B.S. in Mass Communication from Miami University. Her areas of specialization and research include new media regulation; mass communication law and ethics; international broadcasting; and children and the media.

Teaching and Related Service:

Department Chair since 2003

Faculty advisor to Phi Omicron, the Flagler College Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association Honor Society

Courses taught:

  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Mass Media Production
  • Principles of Electronic Media
  • Audio Production
  • Television Workshop
  • Basic HTML & Web Publishing
  • TV Production
  • Media Management Practicum
  • Ethics & Law in Mass Communication
  • Sports Announcing
  • Communication Internship

Previously taught at:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University

Faculty Senator since 2007

Flagler College TV Executive Producer since 2005