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Carolina Yaschur

Carolyn Yaschur

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Carolyn Yaschur  teaches classes in multimedia journalism and mass communication and communication studies.

She is an award-winning photojournalist who has worked at the Kitsap Sun in Bremerton, Wash., and The State in Columbia, S.C.

She has freelanced for the Asbury Park Press in Neptune, N.J., and the Lousiville Courier-Journal in Louisville, K.Y.

As a photojournalist she covered events such as the 2004 Olympics in Athens, the Iditarod, the Kentucky Derby, President Clinton, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Seattle Mariners.

Stemming from her professional photojournalism experience, her award-winning research revolves around the effects of visual journalism and multimedia journalism, as well as the profession of photojournalism. 

Specializations: Multimedia journalism, Visual journalism, Communication theory, Quantitative research methods


  • B.A., Gettysburg College
  • M.A., University of Missouri
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin