Media Professor, Author, Radio Host
Manager of the four-time Iowa College Radio Station of the Year
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Photos by Doug Wells
His background includes...
...working in news, advertising, programming, public relations and management at media companies in seven states.
...writing books such as "TV's Greatest Sitcoms," "TV's Greatest Talk Shows," "TV Programming Perspectives" and "The Communication Job Search Handbook."
...conducting nationally-know research studies that have been quoted in the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, Newsweek and hundreds of publications.
...publishing pieces in industry publications such as TV Quarterly, Advertising Age, TV Week, Radio World and Broadcasting & Cable. His latest expertise is in the field of communication careers and Skype. His articles have been published in The Chronicle of Higher Education and he was featured in the Chicago Tribune.
...teaching a wide range of media classes from history and theory to writing and production, while creating a new Digital Media Production major.
...winning national awards and training students who have gone on to win statewide & national radio honors and 8 Emmy awards.
...leading the station that won Radio Station of the Year the past three years (the only years the award has been given) and students who won more state radio awards than all other Iowa colleges combined.