Kyle R. McDaniel
Assistant Professor of Communication
B.S., Arkansas State University
M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D., University of Oregon
Before joining the faculty at OWU, Kyle McDaniel held a Postdoctoral
Fellowship at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and
Communication, where he obtained his doctoral degree in 2016.
While pursuing his B.S. in Journalism, McDaniel served as a
His tenure as photo editor and assistant director of photography for The
Columbia Missourian expanded his dual interests in photo and video
editing, and provided McDaniel his first opportunity to manage a team of
dedicated staff photographers and videographers.
For the following three years, he served as assistant photo editor
As an online photo editor at The Washington Post, he created and edited
photography slideshows on international and national news and lifestyle
topics for the publication’s website He then briefly served as a video
assets producer for the National Geographic Channel before pursuing a
career in academia.
McDaniel has also served as an adjunct instructor at Arkansas State
University, as well as