Jennifer Johnson | RTD | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Jenny Johnson M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Practice, Radio, Television, and Digital Media

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M.F.A., Media Arts, Southern Illinois University, 2017

B.A., Musical Theater, Southern Illinois University, 2009


Office:  COMM 2219

Phone:  (618) 536-7555


Jenny Johnson is an award-winning sound artist and songwriter.  

Jenny most recently performed selections from her new album, which she wrote, produced, recorded, and performed, Ballads of Makanda (2017), on NPR’s live production of Planetary Radio with Mat Kaplan. She has worked for 5 years in commercial radio as a Disc Jockey and produces audio documentaries, radio dramas, and sound art pieces. Additionally, she has written and produced several albums and continues to perform across the Midwest.