Stacie Jankowski

Stacie Jankowski

Stacie Jankowski, Media Professional


On social media I’ve referred to myself as a “teacher, former reporter, pop culture junkie, media studier, and mommy.” I’m a born-and-raised Northern Kentuckian who feels lucky to have returned home. My husband and I have two boys.


I earned my BA in Journalism and English from the University of Kentucky in 2004, my MA in Journalism from Indiana University in 2009, and my PhD in Mass Communication from Indiana University in 2015. My main research interests involve health communication—both how different media discuss health issues and how the ways health is covered impact audiences. These projects often intersect with topics of stigma, religion, and pop culture. In addition, I have a passion for First Amendment law.