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Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM)

The Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM) is a semiannual publication designed to promote scholarly dialogues generated by various disciplinary and methodological points of view. The Journal welcomes interdisciplinary inquiries regarding radio’s contemporary and historical subject matter as well as those audio media that have challenged radio’s traditional use. Scholars are invited to submit articles pertaining to any area of radio and audio media. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, formats and programming, new technology, policy and regulation, rating systems, commercial and noncommercial networks, radio history, management and innovation, personalities, popular cultures, uses and effects studies, propaganda, social movements, advertising and sales, market concentration, Internet and satellite radio, podcasting, alternative formats, diversity, gender and international radio.

JRAM SPECIAL CALL FOR PAPERS:  Exploring the History and Contemporary Trends in Black Radio
Extended Abstracts Due: June 1, 2023
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View current and past editions of JRAM online (Members Only)

JRAM Submission Guidelines
JRS Cumulative Index I-VII


Editor: Tony R. DeMars
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Communication & Media
Lamar University
P.O. Box 10050
Beaumont, TX 77710

The Journal of Radio and Audio Media invites applications for a Book Review Editor, and also applications to be considered for the journal’s Editorial Review Board. The Book Review Editor will vet appropriate books for review in the journal, assign reviewers to books, and edit final reviews in preparation for publication. Members of the Editorial Review Board will be expected to serve as reviewers for one or two manuscripts per year and should have significant experience with qualitative and/or quantitative research and a strong background in audio and/or radio media. 

Submit a letter of inquiry and statement of your qualifications, along with a current CV, to Tony DeMars JRAM Editor, at , subject line JRAM Application.  Submission deadline for first consideration April 28, 2023.