Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast
BONUS COVID-19 Pandemic

BONUS COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020

Hear from Professor Matthew Seeger about best practices in crisis communication and how government communication about the COVID-19 virus could improve and Professor Jennifer Ho on xenophobic stereotypes and COVID-19.

Conversation with NCA Research Council Chair Chuck Morris

Conversation with NCA Research Council Chair Chuck Morris

March 19, 2020

Hear from the new Chair of NCA’s Research Council, Charles Morris III. Dr. Morris is a Professor of and the Chair of the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University.

The Humanities Episode

The Humanities Episode

March 5, 2020

Hear from Routledge, Taylor & Francis Portfolio Development Specialist Katherine Burton and NHA Executive Director Stephen Kidd and Project Director for Humanities for All Daniel Fisher on humanities initiatives.

BONUS: 2020 Iowa Caucus, Reflection from Campaigns & Elections Field Research

BONUS: 2020 Iowa Caucus, Reflection from Campaigns & Elections Field Research

February 27, 2020

Hear from researchers from the Campaigns & Elections Field Research Project. As part of the program, participating faculty members visited Iowa for the caucuses held on February 3, 2020.

The Op-Ed Episode

The Op-Ed Episode

February 20, 2020

Hear from Professor Rick Cherwitz and Catherine Baxter, Director of Partnerships at The OpEd Project, about how academics can get involved in writing op-eds.

Conversation with Orlando L. Taylor Award Winner Joëlle M. Cruz

Conversation with Orlando L. Taylor Award Winner Joëlle M. Cruz

February 6, 2020

In this episode, hear from Joëlle M. Cruz who was recently honored as the first recipient of NCA’s Orlando L. Taylor Distinguished Scholarship Award in Africana Communication.

Conversation with Free Speech Activist Mary Beth Tinker

Conversation with Free Speech Activist Mary Beth Tinker

January 23, 2020

In this episode, hear from free speech activist Mary Beth Tinker. Tinker was a petitioner in Tinker v. Des Moines, the landmark case that affirmed the free speech rights of children in schools.

BONUS: Conversation with NCA President Kent Ono

BONUS: Conversation with NCA President Kent Ono

January 16, 2020

NCA President Kent Ono joins us to share their vision and goals for 2020.

2019 NCA Convention Highlights

2019 NCA Convention Highlights

January 9, 2020

Highlights from the 2019 NCA Annual Convention in Baltimore featuring excerpts from the Opening Session, the Carroll C. Arnold Distinguished Lecture, and the NCA Presidential Address.

Welcome to Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast!

Welcome to Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast!

November 4, 2019

Welcome to Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast! In this first episode, National Communication Association Executive Director Trevor Parry-Giles introduces you to NCA, the members it serves, and the thriving Communication discipline. We’ll be coming to you every other week starting in January 2020 - subscribe now!