Dr. Willie Terry Marsh is an assistant professor in the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at Norfolk State University. Originally from Norfolk, Virginia, he earned a BS in Mass Communication and an MA in Media and Communication, both from Norfolk State University. He also obtained a doctorate in Communication, Culture and Media Studies from the Cathy Hughes School of Communication at Howard University. His professional background includes working with CBS/Viacom, where his experience included media sales, audio/video production, voice-over, and public/community relations. He has also worked as a public affairs liaison with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and as a tour publicist with Rowe Entertainment Group (Atlanta, GA), a national concert production company, where he strategized media campaigns for national recording artists and events.