Dr. Amy Crawford

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Dr. Amy Crawford



Bliss Hall 2013

phone: (330) 941-2342


A headshot of Amy Crawford, professor and interim chair of communications at Youngstown State University

Department of Communication Chair


  • PhD: Florida State University
  • MA: Indiana State University
  • BA: Miami University


  • Crawford, A.G. (2007). A universal speaking service: The role of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company in the development of national network broadcasting, 1922-1926. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 51, 516-529.
  • Crawford, A.G. (2008). The differential use of advertising appeals in radio and television coverage of Super Bowl XL: A content analysis. Feedback, 49(3), 19 – 28.
  • Crawford, A.G. (2011). Review of the book Sports Marketing and the Psychology of Marketing Communication. The Journal of Communication Studies.

Research Interests

  • Sports programming
  • Broadcast history
  • The Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Rhetorical analysis of popular culture


  • 2012 – 2013 Distinguished Professor of Service – Youngstown State University
  • 2012 Faculty Fellow – National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Media Insiders 2016 Faculty – International Radio & Television Society