Invite Ed Madison to Speak!

Ed’s public addresses inspire educators and motivate students.

  • Co-Founder & Executive Director of JLI
  • Journalism Professor
  • Author
  • Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Public Speaker


Ed Madison, PhD is a seasoned media professional with a 30-year track record as an executive producer/director, entrepreneur, and innovative educator. His multifaceted career in media and journalism began as a high school intern at the Washington Post owned CBS television affiliate in Washington, D.C. during the height of Watergate. Since then, he has produced and directed programs and segments worldwide for network, syndicated and cable television. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon.

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Topics for College Students

• Maximize Your Potential
• Designing Your Future
• Your Time is Now
• Discover Your Gifts

Topics for Educators

• How to Enhance Student Engagement
• Cultivating Self-Directed Learners
• Teaching Teens Social Media Mindfulness
• The Myth of Reluctant Learners
• Character, Curiosity & Confidence
• Navigating Controversial Topics
• Reimagining Language Arts
• Re-envisioning College and Career Readiness

Topics Related to Journalism

• Rekindling Trust in Media 
• Confronting Misinformation
• A Path Forward for Journalism

Ed’s Books

Ed has authored multiple books for teachers, students, parents, and news consumers. Click images to explore titles.

Keynote Speaker & Workshop Facilitator

“We have a generation that’s faced with so many concerns right now. We need to help them build resilience to really confront these issues and to be able to discern what’s credible and what’s misinformation.”

– Ed Madison, PhD.

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Bring Ed’s expertise and passion to energize your educators or inspire your college students today.

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