Dr Jennifer Kang

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Digital Media Research Centre

Jennifer Kang is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology. She received her doctorate degree from the Department of Radio-Television-Film (RTF) at the University of Texas at Austin. Jennifer’s research interests are global media, media industries, and television studies, with an emphasis on the South Korean media industry. Her dissertation examined the rise of independent production companies’ web dramas in Korean media landscape, and her current book project expands this topic to look how Korean independent producers challenge existing television industry norms through innovative production practices regarding web content production. Her work has been published in International Journal of Cultural Studies, Media, Culture, and Society, and Celebrity Studies.