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Jenny Pape

Jenny Pape, Assistant Professor of Practice

Radio, Television, and Digital Media

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

Jenny most recently helped write and record an album with an undergraduate student, Dakota Holden, for an Independent Study under the name Miss Jenny and the Howdy Boys.

She has several other albums, one being her gradaute thesis, 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.


M.F.A., Media Arts, Southern Illinois University, 2017
B.A., Musical Theater, Southern Illinois University, 2009

Jenny Pape

Office: COMM 2219
Phone: 618-536-7555