Jacqueline Jones has been appointed dean of the School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University, effective Aug. 1.
Jones currently serves as the assistant dean for programs and chair of the department of multimedia journalism.
She has worked at several newsrooms including the Baltimore Evening Sun, Detroit Free Press, New York Newsday, The Philadelphia Daily News, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and The Washington Post.
She will replace veteran journalist DeWayne Wickham, who announced that he was retiring.
Jones holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from George Washington University.