Ivy Ashe is a fourth-year doctoral student in the School of Journalism and Media. Her research interests include visual journalism, media construction of place, travel media, local news, stereotyping, and social media self-presentation.
She received an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia, where she specialized in photojournalism, and a B.A. from Rice University in Linguistics and Hispanic Studies. Prior to entering the Ph.D. program, she worked for six years as a reporter and photographer for newspapers in Massachusetts and Hawaii.