41st Annual AJHA Convention
Memphis, Tennessee   |   Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2022

Convention contacts

Convention Coordinator
Caryl Cooper
University of Alabama

Registration Coordinator

Patti Piburn

California Polytechnic State University

Program Coordinator
Tracy Lucht
Iowa State University

Convention hosts

Dianne Bragg

University of Alabama 

Robby Byrd
University of Memphis

Joe Hayden

University of Memphis


Jane Marcellus

Former professor at Middle Tennessee State University

Conference Sponsor




Memphis, Tennessee, welcomes the American Journalism Historians Association for its 41st annual convention.

In addition to research paper presentations and panel discussions covering the gamut of mass communication history topics, the conference features several special events, including a tour of historic sites in the Memphis area and recognition of journalists from the host community.

AJHA President Aimee Edmondson's Intelligencer column will orient you. You also can explore the host region at the following sites:

Memphis Travel

USA Today Guide for Memphis

We Are Memphis Guide
Trip Advisor: Memphis


COVID precautions:
The AJHA officers and conference personnel defer to guidance from the CDC and local authorities. CDC guidance for prevention steps depends on community levels.
For the community levels and prevention steps in Shelby County, Tennessee, use the widget below or visit the CDC website. You may also review the Sheraton's COVID precautions.

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