Dr. Bill Jong-Ebot is an associate professor and has been a member of the Florida Memorial University Communication faculty since 2000. He is also the coordinator of the Communications Program.
He specializes in journalism, broadcasting and mass communication and teaches the following courses: Introduction to Mass Communication; News Writing and Reporting; Media Law & Ethics; Communication Research Methods; Public Opinion and Propaganda; Fundamentals of Radio and Television Production; and International Public Relations.
He has participated in several panel discussions dealing with media diversity, communication ethics, and political communication. His research includes a study of news gathering ethics among journalists in North Carolina and South Carolina. He is published in the Journal of Communication and the Journal of Black Studies. He is also co-author of Press Freedom and Communication in Africa (1997).
He was a Fellow at the Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg and has served as a judge, Silver Knight Awards, The Miami Herald.
He holds a Master of International Business Administration degree from the Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Nova Southeastern University; and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He is a member of the South Florida Black Journalists Association; the National Black Public Relations Society; and the National Association of Black Journalists.