Dr hume johnson

Providence, Rhode Island

DR HUME JOHNSON is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Public Relations at Roger Williams University, Rhode Island, USA. A former broadcaster with some 20 years of industry experience in radio and television journalism, as well as strategic political communication, Hume is ranked among the leading communication specialists, and political consultants in Jamaica.

Her clients have included high-level Government officials, entertainers and business executives. For example, Dr. Johnson served as a political speech writer; researcher and political advisor with parliamentarians and media advisor with political parties. She also served as an executive member of the Youth Advisory Council with former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Most Hon. PJ Patterson. Her outstanding work in building the image and brands of celebrated public figures; executives and corporations is well regarded.

Today, Dr. Johnson is a sought after media coach and consultant. Through her 'HumeMedia Worshop', she trains executives in media relations, crisis communications, public speaking as well as assist corporations to improve communications with their publics and define, develop and/or rebrand their image.

Dr. Johnson holds a PhD in Political Science & Public Policy from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, a Masters degree in International Relations and a Bachelors in Media Communications from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. Boasting a truly global career, Hume has taught courses in 'Politics and the Media' at the University of Waikato, New Zealand; Radio and Television broadcasting at James Cook University, Queensland Australia before assuming her current post as professor of public relations and media studies in the United States.

Dr. Johnson is also the Founder/President of the nation brand initiative, The Re-Imagine Jamaica Project, and a respected spokeswoman on Brand Jamaica. She writes extensively on civil society and governance in her native Jamaica, and is a regular political commentator on Jamaican media. She is the author of Challenges to Civil Society: Protest and Governance in Jamaica (Cambria Press, New York). Hume lives in P

  • Work
    • Roger Williams University
  • Education
    • PhD - Political Science & Public Policy