Journalism Advancement Council

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The purpose of the Journalism Advancement Council (JAC) is to support the mission and goals of the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC). The council provides advice, advocacy and financial support for the SOJC. JAC members are selected for their professional expertise and ability to promote and personally participate in the ongoing improvement of the School.

Steve Bass
President and CEO
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Scott Bedbury '80
Brandstream, Inc.

Therese Bottomly

Therese Bottomly '83
Managing Editor
The Oregonian 

Scott Chambers '82
Pisgah Public Market

Tim Clevenger '86
Associate Vice President Communication,
Marketing and Brand Management
University of Oregon

Julie Dixon
Co-Founder (Retired) 
Sports Incorporated

Ken Doctor

John Costa
The Bulletin
 Ken Doctor M.A.'79
News Industry Analyst

Corey duBrowa '88
VP Global Public Affairs
Starbucks Coffee Company

Shirley Hancock ‘80
 Contributing Writer for 1859 Magazine;
Former anchor/reporter KOIN-TV


Brian Erb ‘85
Partner (Retired)
Ropes & Gray, LLC

Anne Marie Levis M.A. ‘96
Funk/Levis Associates

Steve Oleary

Steve O'Leary ‘69
O’Leary and Partners 

Gayle Timmerman ‘69
Classified Advertising Manager (Retired) 
The Oregonian 



Betty Staniak '80
Sr. Writer/Producer
State Farm Creative

 Tracy Wong ‘81
Chairman, Creative Director 


Mark Zusman '78
Editor in Chief
Willamette Week