Doug Barthlow

Senior Lecturer, Department of Communication, Georgia State University

Doug Barthlow (Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1993) is Senior Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Studies (for majors in journalism, film/video, and speech communication), and Internship Director of the department of communication. Barthlow has strong experience as a broadcast journalist, having served as a News and Public Affairs Director for a regional radio station (WAMX-FM/WCMI-AM) and as News Director for a regional television station (WOWK-TV). He has served as the producer of the tennis venue at the Centennial Olympic Games, as trustee of the Atlanta Press Club Foundation, as a member of the Media Advisory Committee for the Atlanta Regional Commission, and as liaison between Georgia State and Georgia Public Broadcasting. As Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Barthlow oversees the academic progress of the department’s more than 1600 undergraduate majors. Each year, he places more than sixty interns in metro-Atlanta’s premiere telecommunications industries, public relations firms, post-production houses, non-profit organizations, and state government.