Ron Schie, M.F.A., is serving as a Special Correspondent to The Food Channel during his tour of the Central Oregon Coast. In his regular job, he is Associate Professor and Chair of the Communication Department at Drury University.
Ron worked as an advertising/marketing communications professional for 20 years, serving as a copywriter and account executive for several advertising agencies, as well as marketing communications manager for companies both domestically and internationally. Prior to joining the faculty at Drury, Schie spent seven years at West Virginia University where he was honored as The P.I. Reed School of Journalism Teacher of the Year in 1998. He is the author of the advertising chapter of the textbook, Journalism 2001, published by CourseWise Publishing.