Roxane Coche to Join UF J-School’s Telecommunication Program
Dr. Roxane Coche will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications this fall as an assistant professor in the Department of Telecommunication.
Since 2015, Coche has been an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis, teaching undergraduate and graduate students in broadcast, sports journalism and entrepreneurial media. Prior to that, she was a lecturer in the Department of Communication, Media and Journalism at the University of North Georgia Dahlonega and a visiting professor in the Communication and Sciences Program at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara in Mexico.
She is currently creator, producer and faculty leader for the multimedia project Once More at the River: From MLK to BLM.
Coche, who was born and raised in France, began her career as a freelance sports reporter and producer in Paris. She worked on major events such as the 2008 Soccer European Championship, 33rd America’s Cup and 2010 Olympic Games, 2008 U.S. Open and 2010 Australian Open and recently covered the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
She received her Ph.D. in Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina in 2013, Master’s in English and American Civilization at Universite Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle in 2009 and Master’s in Bi-lingual Journalism (French and English) from that same institution in 2008. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English -Language Literature and English-Speaking Civilizations from the Institut d’anglais de Paris Charles V – Université Paris VII.
During her first semester at CJC, she will be teaching a sports production course with a particular focus on fall sports other than football.