Dr. Jacqueline Layng is a Professor of Communication. She has a Master's of Arts degree in Media Communication and a Doctorate in Educational Technology from Northern Illinois University. She is a national and international scholar in the fields of technology and business communication. Dr. Layng has published over 16 articles, three book supplements, a book chapter, as well as presented over 31 competitively selected papers at international and national conferences over the past 24 years. She has also written a book for the top ranked publisher - Prentice Hall, Inc. on the design of communication technologies. In addition to her research she has attracted over nine grants and produced over 300 plus television programs. Dr. Layng created and is the founder of UT: 10 News - the University of Toledo’s national award winning weekly television newscast. She also created the Media Communication major, which prepares UT students to work in multiple fields including: broadcasting, journalism, public relations, social media and beyond.