The History Division is one of the original divisions of AEJMC, having been established in 1966. The History Division’s members conduct research into a variety of topics related to journalism, strategic communication and the role of media in society.

Information for and about History Division members
A little history of the division and membership.

Covert Award
Presented annually for the best mass communication history article or essay. The award was endowed by Catherine L. Covert, first woman head of the History Division.

Book Award
Presented annually for the best journalism and mass communication history book.

Past Division Heads
A list of people who have led the History Division.