This is A-State Connections on KASU. I’m Johnathan Reaves. Arkansas State University has a new School of Media and Journalism as an excellence area in the College of Liberal Arts and Communication. The ASU Board of Trustees approved the new school last year. While the journalism and radio-TV programs have always remained intact after departments were combined to create the Department of Media, they had challenges with program identity during college realignments a couple of years ago. The School of Media and Journalism started July first. I talked with the Interim Director of the School of Media and Journalism at A-State, Dr. Brad Rawlins. Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.