Jenny Fremlin, PhD


Consultant, Speaker, Researcher in Media Psychology

I am a researcher of media psychology exploring how we interact with media socially and behaviorally, especially in communities. I am also a media creator and consultant.

Publications & Presentations



Fremlin, J.W. (2015). Connections, traditional factors, and digital citizenship: An exploration of sense of community online and offline. Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century. (Fielding Monograph Series, vol 7.)

Fremlin, J. (2014, February). Social media expert. Leadership Summit presenter at Alaska Society for Technology in Education’s 2014 Conference, Anchorage, AK.

Bishop, B., Dzidic, P., Speer, P., Boekamp, K., Stevens, E., and Fremlin, J. (2013, June). Making sense of sense of community. Symposium conducted at the Society for Community Research and Action 2013 Biennial Conference, Coral Gables, FL.

Standley, M., Ledoux, L., Lemke, C, Lloyd, P., Moss, S., Mourant, R., Whicker, B., and Fremlin, J. (2013, June). 1:1 guidebooks for school leaders. Forum conducted at ISTE 2013 International Society for Technology in Education’s 34th Annual Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

Fremlin, J. (2013, February). Understanding Mobile: Importance, Use and Application. Session presented at Dscoop8 2013 Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

Fremlin, J. (2012, July). Psychology and Social Media. Address to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, Juneau, AK.

Francescato, D., Reich, S., Fremlin, J., & Carton, A.D. (2012, June). Spaces for learning, connection, expression, and collective power. Symposium conducted at the 4th International Conference of Community Psychology, Barcelona, Spain.

Fremlin, J. (2012, June). Community connections in a mediated world. Address to the 4th International Conference of Community Psychology, Barcelona, Spain.

Fremlin, J.W. (2012). Sense of community in a mediated world. (Doctoral Dissertation). UMI. (922281847)

Hartig, J., Fremlin, J., and Graham, B. (2011). Where does community happen? Exploring psychological sense of community in places and spaces. Symposium at Society for Community Research and Action 2011 Chicago Biennial Conference. Chicago, IL.

Fremlin, J.W. “Design Basics.” University of Pittsburgh public health class, Pittsburgh, PA. 2009.

Fremlin, J.W. (2008, April). Comparing Independent and Corporate Media Agendas. Address to the New Communications Forum 2008, Santa Rosa, CA.

Fremlin, Jenny. (2008). Agenda setting: Independent vs. corporate media. Journal of New Communications Research, 3(1), 55-64.

Fremlin, J. W. (Jan 2008). Understanding Media Psychology. APS Observer 21(1).

Fremlin,  J.W. Media Literacy: Blogging. University of Alaska Southeast media literacy and digital storytelling classes, Juneau, AK. 2005-2006.

Professional Experience

Alaska Litho

Media Services
Juneau, Alaska, 2011-Present
Social media, website, and cross-media assessment, planning, and development. Personalized training and public seminars.


Juneau, Alaska, 2013-present
Developing mobile and web apps for a range of industries including education, research, law, and tourism.

MetaPaint Communications Design

Partner – Writer/Editor/Designer/Content Strategist
Portland, OR • Juneau, AK • Pittsburgh, PA, 2002-2011
Consultation on media development and communication outreach including publication review, research and analysis, content development, and social media evaluation. Development and creation of print and web materials including sites, social media, promotional materials, and a variety of publications.

Alaska Litho

Communications Manager
Juneau, Alaska, 2010-2011
Oversight of internal and external communications, social media presence, and marketing materials.

Juneau, Alaska, 2004-2007
Responsible for troubleshooting print materials for press, color corrections, and creating variable data projects.

McPhee Publications

Creative Director
Juneau, Alaska, 2001-2003
Responsible for production, design, and art selection for a monthly full-color magazine and an annual full-color travel guide. Development and management of three web sites, ad design, and creation of promotional materials.


PhD February, 2012

Media Psychology
Fielding Graduate University

MA February, 2007

Media Psychology
Fielding Graduate University

BS December, 1998

Journalism and Communications
University of Florida


Association for Psychological Science
American Psychological Association (APA)
APA Society for Media Psychology and Technology
Alaska Professional Communicators
American Marketing Association
Alaska Society for Technology in Education
Broadcast Education Association
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries
International Society for Technology in Education
Juneau Garden Club
Project Gutenberg
Social Media Club
Social Psychology Network
Society for New Communications Research (SNCR)

Volunteer Activities

American Marketing Association Alaska Chapter

Director of IT and Technology

Douglas Community Gardens

Board of Directors, Vice President

Girl Scouts of America

Volunteer, Troop Leader

Juneau School District

Yearbook & Media Adviser
2015-16 school year

City & Borough of Juneau Social Services Advisory Board

Vice Chair 2014-15, Board Member 2013 – 2015.

American Psychological Association: Society for Community Research & Action

Website Development Committee 2013
Biennial Program Reviewer 2013, 2011

Braddock Library Friends

Steering Committee 2011

Editor 2010-2011

Association for Psychological Science

Student Research Award Senior Peer Reviewer 2010, 2011; Peer Reviewer 2008
Student Grant Peer Reviewer 2007, 2008

APA: Div. 46 Media Psychology

Website Development Committee 2009

Obscurae Gallery

Curator 2008, 2009

The Amplifier APA Div. 46

Newsletter Associate Editor 2007

Alaska Professional Communicators

Webmaster 2004-2007