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Sunday, November 13, 2011


Congratulations to Megan Wise for being appointed as the next Editorial Assistant for Communication Research Reports (CRR).  This position is one that is generally reserved for graduate students or professors just starting their careers.  CRR is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Eastern Communication Association with readership throughout the United States and several countries throughout the world.  Professor Ted Avtgis, Editor-in-Chief of CRR said "Megan was a logical choice for this position as she has a commitment to excellence, maturity beyond her years, and a passion for learning.  I believe this to be a great thing not only for Megan, but also for the Department of Communication Studies.  We are proud of her!" 

Wise, a junior Speech Communication Major said "It is a wonderful honor and privilege to be chosen as the Editorial Assistant for this esteemed communication journal. This is an incredible opportunity and I am looking forward to being a part of this professional publication.  Being a member of this prestigious team will provide me with an invaluable amount of experience that will be extremely beneficial as I continue my undergraduate studies and look toward a future career."

Megan will be charged with processing all incoming manuscripts through the peer review process, interacting with submitting authors and editorial board members as well as compiling compliance reports for the journal.  She will spend the next several months learning protocol and the automated manuscript system (ScholarOne), taking over full Editorial Assistant control by May of 2012.