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Dr. Bradley Wilson

Email Addresses
bradley.wilson@mwsu.edu
My Websites
Bradley Wilson

Mass Communication
Assistant Professor

Office Location
Fain Fine Arts Center D207
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4797
Fax: (940) 397-4909

Mass Communication
The Wichitan Adviser

Office Location
Fain Fine Arts Center D201
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4797
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2017 4163 101 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center D202

11437 MCOM 4163 Newspaper Practicum MWF 0800am 0850am FA D202

Details Fall 2017 1243 101 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B105

11405 MCOM 1243 101 Media Writing & Reporting TR 0930am 1050am FA B105

11414 MCOM 1243 102 Media Writing & Reporting TR 1230pm 0150pm FA B105

11410 MCOM 1243 11A Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 1000am 1150am FA D202

11416 MCOM 1243 11B Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 0100pm 0250pm FA D202

Details Fall 2017 1243 102 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B105

11405 MCOM 1243 101 Media Writing & Reporting TR 0930am 1050am FA B105

11414 MCOM 1243 102 Media Writing & Reporting TR 1230pm 0150pm FA B105

11410 MCOM 1243 11A Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 1000am 1150am FA D202

11416 MCOM 1243 11B Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 0100pm 0250pm FA D202

Details Spring 2017 4163 101 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B124

21222 MCOM 4163 Newspaper Practicum MWF 0800am 0850am FA B124

Details Spring 2017 1243 201 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B105

21156 MCOM 1243 201 Media Writing & Reporting TR 0930am 1050am FA B105

21170 MCOM 1243 202 Media Writing & Reporting TR 1230pm 0150pm FA B105

21160 MCOM 1243 21A Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 1000am 1150am FA B124

21175 MCOM 1243 21B Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 0100pm 0250pm FA B124

Details Spring 2017 1243 202 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B105

21156 MCOM 1243 201 Media Writing & Reporting TR 0930am 1050am FA B105

21170 MCOM 1243 202 Media Writing & Reporting TR 1230pm 0150pm FA B105

21160 MCOM 1243 21A Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 1000am 1150am FA B124

21175 MCOM 1243 21B Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 0100pm 0250pm FA B124

Details Fall 2016 4163 101 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B124

10561 MCOM 4163 Newspaper Practicum MWF 0800am 0850am FA B124

Details Fall 2016 1243 101 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B105

10582 MCOM 1243 101 Media Writing & Reporting TR 0930am 1050am FA B105

10586 MCOM 1243 11A Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 1000am 1150am FA B124

 

Details Fall 2016 1243 102 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B105

10582 MCOM 1243 101 Media Writing & Reporting TR 0930am 1050am FA B105

10586 MCOM 1243 11A Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 1000am 1150am FA B124

 

Details Spring 2016 4533 101 Advanced Reporting and Writing Fain Fine Arts Center B124

21049  Advanced Reporting/Writing M 2-4:50 p.m. FA B124

 
Details Spring 2016 4163 101 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B124

Newspaper Practicum MWF 9-9:50 a.m. FA B124

Details Spring 2016 1243 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B114

21079 Media Writing & Reporting TR 12:30-1:50- p.m. FA B114

21085 Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 2-3:50 p.m. FA B124

 
Details Fall 2015 4163 101 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B124

10716 MCOM 4163 Newspaper Practicum MWF 8-8:50 a.m. FA B105

Details Fall 2015 1243 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B105 and B124

10734 MCOM 1243 101 Media Writing & Reporting TR 0930am 1050am FA B105
10739 MCOM 1243 102 Media Writing & Reporting TR 1230pm 0150pm FA B105
10735 MCOM 1243 11A Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 1000am 1150am FA B124
10743 MCOM 1243 12A Media Writing & Reporting Lab W 0100pm 0250pm FA B124

Details Spring 2015 4263 Broadcast News Fain Hall C102E
  • 21021 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
  • 21023 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
  • 21024 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
Details Spring 2015 4263 Broadcast News II Fain Hall C102E
  • 21021 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
  • 21023 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
  • 21024 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
Details Spring 2015 4263 Broadcast News III Fain Hall C102E
  • 21021 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
  • 21023 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
  • 21024 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III, TR 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. FA C102E
Details Spring 2015 4163 101 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B124
  • 21045 MCOM 4163 Newspaper Practicum MWF 9-9:50 a.m. FA B124
Details Spring 2015 1243 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B124

21037 MCOM 1243 News Writing & Reporting I TR 12:30 - 1:50 p.m., FA B124

21038 MCOM 1243 News Writing & Reporting I Lab W 2 - 3:50 p.m., FA B124

Details Fall 2014 4463 101 Broadcast News III Fain Hall C102E
  • 10913 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I TR 930am - 1050am C102E
  • 10918 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II TR 930am - 1050am C102E
  • 10921 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III TR 930am - 1050am C102E
Details Fall 2014 4363 101 Broadcast News II Fain Hall C102E
  • 10913 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I TR 930am - 1050am C102E
  • 10918 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II TR 930am - 1050am C102E
  • 10921 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III TR 930am - 1050am C102E
Details Fall 2014 4263 101 Broadcast News I Fain Hall C102E
  • 10913 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I TR 930am - 1050am C102E
  • 10918 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II TR 930am - 1050am C102E
  • 10921 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III TR 930am - 1050am C102E
Details Fall 2014 4163 101 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B105
  • FA 1 10908 MCOM 4163 101 Newspaper Practicum Bradley Wilson 20 0 20 MWF 0800am 0850am FA B105
Details Fall 2014 1243 101 Media Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B124
  • 11265 MCOM 1243 News Writing & Reporting I TR 11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. FA B124
  • 11266 MCOM 1243 News Writing & Reporting I Lab W 1 - 2:50 p.m. FA B124 
Details Spring 2014 4463 Broadcast News III Fain Hall C102E
  • 20706 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
  • 20710 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
  • 20715 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
Details Spring 2014 4363 Broadcast News II Fain Hall C102E
  • 20706 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
  • 20710 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
  • 20715 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
Details Spring 2014 4263 Broadcast News Fain Hall C102E
  • 20706 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
  • 20710 MCOM 4363 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
  • 20715 MCOM 4463 Broadcast News III MWF 0900am 0950am FA B124
Details Spring 2014 4163 201 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B105

 

 

 FA 1 20691 MCOM 4163 201 Newspaper Practicum Bradley Wilson 20 0 20 MWF 0800am 0850am FA B105

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21467 MCOM 1243 21B News Writing & Reporting I Lab W 1100am 1220pm FA B124

Details Fall 2013 4363 Broadcast News II Fain Hall C102E

 

  • 10952 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 10958 MCOM 4363 101 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
Details Fall 2013 4263 Broadcast News Fain Hall C102E

 

  • 10952 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
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Details Fall 2013 4163 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B127

 

10902 MCOM 4163 Newspaper Practicum MWF 8-8:50 a.m. FA B105

Details Fall 2013 1243 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B124

10865 MCOM 1243 News Writing & Reporting I TR 11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. FA B124

10871 MCOM 1243 News Writing & Reporting I Lab M 1 - 2:50 p.m. FA B124 

Details Spring 2013 4463 Broadcast News III Fain Hall C102E

 

  • 21317 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 21311 MCOM 4363 101 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 21319 MCOM 4463 101 Broadcast News III MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
Details Spring 2013 4363 Broadcast News II Fain Hall C102E

 

  • 21317 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 21311 MCOM 4363 101 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 21319 MCOM 4463 101 Broadcast News III MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
Details Spring 2013 4263 Broadcast News Fain Hall C102E

 

  • 21317 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 21311 MCOM 4363 101 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 21319 MCOM 4463 101 Broadcast News III MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
Details Spring 2013 4163 Newspaper Practicum Fain Fine Arts Center B127

 

10881 MCOM 4163 Newspaper Practicum T 0600pm 0850pm FA B127

Details Spring 2013 1243 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B124

10824 MCOM 1243 News Writing & Reporting I TR 11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. FA B124

10833 MCOM 1243 News Writing & Reporting I Lab M 2 - 3:50 p.m. FA B124 

Details Fall 2012 4463 Broadcast News III Fain Hall C102E

 

  • 10891 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 10898 MCOM 4363 101 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 10911 MCOM 4463 101 Broadcast News III MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
Details Fall 2012 4363 Broadcast News II Fain Hall C102E

 

  • 10891 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 10898 MCOM 4363 101 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
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  • 10891 MCOM 4263 Broadcast News I MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 10898 MCOM 4363 101 Broadcast News II MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
  • 10911 MCOM 4463 101 Broadcast News III MWF 0900am 0950am FA C102E
Details Fall 2012 4163 Newspaper Practicum Fain Hall B127

 

10881 MCOM 4163 Newspaper Practicum T 0600pm 0850pm FA B127

Details Fall 2012 1243 News Writing and Reporting I Fain Hall B124

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Institution Degree Graduation Date
North Carolina State University Doctor of Philosophy
Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Master of Public Administration
The University of Texas at Austin Bachelor of Journalism
The University of Texas at Austin Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Institution Position Start Date End Date
North Carolina State University Coordinator, Student Media Advising
Kansas State University Assistant professor
National Press Photographers Association Executive director
University Interscholastic League Assistant academic director

Books

  • The Best of Texas High School Photography, vol. 4. Altona, Canada: Friesens, 2017.
  • Current Issues and Events Notes. Hunt, Texas: Hexco, 2017.
  • “EMS Denied 15 Minutes of Fame: Newspaper Coverage of Pre-hospital Healthcare Related to Policy Change” in Social, Economic, and Political Perspectives on Public Health Policy-Making, Rahmatollah Gholipour and Khadijeh Rouzbehani, editors, March 2016
  • Photojournalism: Telling Stories with Images. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth, Inc., 2014. A 42-page workbook containing five sections with numerous exercises in each: Basics of the Camera and How It Captures Images, Settings on the Camera and How to Use Them, How to Get the Most when Faced with Different Lighting Situations, Composition of Photos and Teamwork in Telling the Best Story with Photos. 
  • Design chapter, Friesens Corporation yearbook guide, first edition, fall 2011
  • Workbook to accompany Tim Harrower’s Newspaper Designer’s Handbook, sixth edition, 2007 
  • Critical Care Paramedic, author of chapter one, “The Hospital Environment and Specialty Centers,” 2001
  • Journalism Today, co-author, 1999
  • Journalism Today Teachers Resource Book, author, 1999

 

Refereed Journals

  • “Rights Still Protected at Schoolhouse Gate: Work-for-hire Policy for Student Journalists Fails to Diffuse Across District Boundaries,” Communication Law Review, fall 2017
  • “The Press and Coverage of Overpopulation” in Athens Journal of Mass Media and Communications, 2017. Available online.
  • “The Use and Manipulation of Graphic, Spot News Images: Non-photographers More Tolerant of Digital Manipulation.” In Journal of Media Law and Ethics, 5(1/2). Available online at http://law.ubalt.edu/academics/publications/medialaw/
  • “Applying Ethical Principles in the Photojournalism Classroom: A Case Study in Values-Based Education in a Student Media.” In peer-reviewed The International Journal of Pedagogy and Curriculum, Volume 22, Issue 4, pp.95-104. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: July 27, 2015.
  • “Digital Ethics in an Age of Instantaneous Publication,” published in vol. 52 of College Media Review, Feb. 20, 2015.
  • “Guiding Principles in an Age of Instantaneous Publication” published in vol. 51 of College Media Review Research Annual, 2014.
  • Book review for AEJMC publication: The Old Editor Says: Maxims for Writing and Editing, by John E. McIntyre | Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly March 2014 91: 215-216, doi:10.1177/1077699013519923
  • Book review for AEJMC publication: Picturing Afghanistan: The Photography of Foreign Conflict, by Paul Verschueren | Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly June 2014 91: 416-418, doi:10.1177/1077699014531211
  • Book review for AEJMC publication: Reporting Disasters: Famine, Aid, Politics and the Media, by Suzanne Franks | Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly September 2014 91: 607-609, doi:10.1177/1077699014541786f
  • Book review for AEJMC publication: Media Ethics at Work: True Stories from Young Professionals, edited by Lee Anne Peck and Guy S. Reel | Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly March 2015 92: 242-243, doi:10.1177/1077699015569232b
  • Book review for AEJMC publication: Reporting Under Fire: 16 Daring Women War Correspondents and Photojournalists, by Kerrie Logan Hollihan | Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly December 2015 92: 1061-1063, doi:10.1177/1077699015610327oo

 

Editor-approved Journals

  • Wilson, Bradley. “Back to School: Students Profiled 20 Years Ago Discuss the Long-Lasting Impact of Collegiate EMS” in Journal of Emergency Medical Services, August 2017.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Understanding Hyponatremia Key to EMS Providers at the Country’s Largest Bicycle Race,” Journal of Emergency Medical Services, April, 2013
  • Wilson, Bradley. “EMS Providers Treat Patients at Texas ‘Hotter ‘N Hell’ Hundred Bike Race.” Journal of Emergency Medical Services. April 2013.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Hotter ‘N Hell Hundred Medical Care.” Texas EMS Magazine. January/February 2013.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “To Reveal or Not: Yearbook Theme.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Fall, 2012: 36-37.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Review: The Newsroom.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Fall, 2012: 38.
  • Parsons, Marie and Bradley Wilson. “To Reach More Students and Advisers, States Host Fall Regional Road Shows.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Winter, 2012: 25-27.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “I Want You.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Winter, 2012: 31-39.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Investigative Reporter Cites Patience and Tenacity as Necessary Skills.”  Communication: Journalism Education Today. Spring, 2013: 38. Print.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Top Stories of 2012.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Spring, 2013: 27.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Quirky Fun: How Instagram Enhances the Classroom and the Media.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Summer, 2013: 2-6.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Sports Illustrated Alters Image.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Summer, 2013: 21.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Lessons Worth Noting for College Academics.” Scholastic Source. Scholastic Journalism Division: Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. March, 2014: p. 2. Includes part of panel discussion from AEJMC Scholastic Division in Nashville, Jan. 3-5, 2014.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Creative Cloud.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Fall, 2013: 47(1), p. 32-37.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Stylebook Update.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Winter, 2013: 47(2), p. 20-21.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Selfie.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Spring, 2014: 47(3), p. 11-17.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “JEA Administrator of the Year.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Spring, 2014: 47(3), p. 20-29.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Pantone Color of the Year.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Spring, 2014: 47(3), p. 37.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “30 Years of Innovation.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Summer, 2014: 47(4), p. 3-24.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “The Copy Editor Can Save the Day.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Summer, 2014: 47(4), p. 35-41.
  • Photographs published in Adviser Update, a publication of the Dow Jones News Fund, Winter, 2015: 55(3)
  • Wilson, Bradley. “The Power of One.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Fall, 2014: 48(1), p. 3-14.
  • Wilson, Bradley and Howard Spanogle. “Food with Style.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Winter, 2014: 48(2), pp. 19-29.
  • Wilson, Bradley. “The Jaggies.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Winter, 2014: 48(2), p. 33
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Taking Old-Style Photos.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Winter, 2014: 48(2), p. 17
  • Wilson, Bradley. “The Education Beat.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Spring, 2015: 48(3), p. 26
  • “German Student Offers Tips on Being College Photographer of the Year.” College Media Review, July 14, 2015. Online only at http://cmreview.org/german-student-offers-tips-on-being-college-photographer-of-the-year/
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Alumni Groups Give Support.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Fall, 2015: 49(1), p. 15
  • “For Photojournalists, Internships Are a Must.” College Media Review, Aug. 11, 2015. Online only at http://cmreview.org/photointernships/
  • Wilson, Bradley. “The Spine.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Fall, 2015: 49(1), pp. 12-13
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Detail.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Winter, 2015: 49(2), pp. 20-21
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Work Flow.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Spring, 2016: 49(3), pp. 26-31
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Top Tweets.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Summer, 2016: 49(4), pp. 12-13
  • Wilson, Bradley. “Anchors Bring Credibility.” Communication: Journalism Education Today. Summer, 2016: 49(4), pp. 15-29

 

Creative works completed

  • The Best of Texas High School Photography, v. 4, editor, fall 2017
  • Storytelling in Wimberley,” online publication for Association of Texas Photography Instructors, fall 2016, containing stories created by attendees at the Summer Workshop — For Instructors Only including renown photography John Isaac.
  • Sweeney Todd 2013. Wichita Falls, Texas, 2012. An 86-page book documenting the production of the musical of the theater department at MWSU. Available at Midwestern State University Special Collections, second floor (TR817 .W45 2013).
  • The Best of Texas High School Photography, v.3, editor, fall 2012

 

Academic Presentations

  • Presented paper  — “The Press and Coverage of Overpopulation: Media Ignore the most Important Problem facing the World Today” — at 15th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, May 8-11, 2017, Athens, Greece. Published paper available online.
  • Presented paper as part of panel — “Fast Times at Free Speech High” — at Southern States Communication Association in Austin, Texas, April 7, 2016. “Students do. Monkeys don’t. Texas school board policies, federal copyright laws protect students’ rights” named Top Paper for Free Speech Division.
  • Presented paper as part of Midwestern State University Faculty Forum, March 16, 2016. “Students do. Monkeys don’t. Texas school board policies, federal copyright laws protect students’ rights”
  • “Students do. Monkeys don’t. Texas school board policies, federal copyright laws protect students’ rights.” Presented peer-reviewed, academic paper at the AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division, Jan. 8, 2016, Poynter Institute for Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • “The Impact of Poverty on Scholastic Journalism,” moderated panel at the AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division, Jan. 8, 2016, Poynter Institute for Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida. Worked with Wendy Wallace of Poynter and panelists Thomas Kaup, adviser, Auburn High School (Washington); Linda Shockley, managing director, Dow Jones News Fund; Andrea Negri, adviser, Alief Hastings High School (Houston, Texas); Gretchen Letterman, Journalism Program Coordinator at Pinellas County Schools; and Kathleen Tobin, adviser, Lakewood High School (St. Petersburg, Florida)
  • “All I Needed to Learn about Photojournalism Ethics I Learned in Kindergarten: Lessons from the Boston Marathon” presented at refereed conference, the 2nd annual Cronkite Conference on Media Ethics and Integrity, Nov. 2-4, 2015, Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri; top faculty paper award
  • “Applying Ethical Principles in the Photojournalism Classroom: A Case Study in Values-based Education in a Student Media Environment” presented at refereed conference: Learning Conference, July 9-11, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
  • “Digital Ethics and the Publication of Graphic Spot News Images: How College-Level Photojournalists Compare to Professionals” and “EMS Denied 15 Minutes of Fame” presented at Midwestern State University Spring 2015 Celebration of Scholarship, April 29, 2015.
  • Peer-reviewed presentation of “EMS Denied 15 Minutes of Fame” at Western Political Science Association conference in Las Vegas, April 3, 2015. Also served as chair of one academic panel presentation and discussant on another academic panel presentation.
  • Peer-reviewed presentation of “Pre-hospital Healthcare Off the Radar” at American Society for Public Administration national conference in Chicago, Illinois, March 9, 2015.
  • Peer-reviewed presentation of “Pre-hospital Healthcare Off the Radar” at AEJMC Mid-winter Conference at the University of Oklahoma, March 6, 2015.
  • Moderate panel “Integrating Incident Command into Media Education,” at AEJMC Scholastic Division meeting held at Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg, Florida. Speakers: Brad Dykens, Public Education Officer, City of Seminole Fire Rescue; Kyle Parks, principal, B2 Communications; Brian Eells, director of communications, Sunstar Paramedic; Richard Schomp, director of operations, Sunstar Paramedics.
  • Peer-reviewed presentation of “Scholastic Photojournalists and the Publication of Graphic, Spot News Images: A Comparison with Professionals and Media Advisers” presented at AEJMC Scholastic Division meeting held at Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg, Florida, Jan. 6, 2015. Research panel moderated by Eric Thomas, executive director of the Kansas Scholastic Press Association.
  • Peer-reviewed paper “All I Needed to Know About Photojournalistic Ethics I Learned in Kindergarten” presented as part of the Visual Communication Division at the AEJMC Midwinter Conference, Feb. 28, 2014, University of Oklahoma. Served as discussant for four presentations made in “The Visual and Culture” session. Paper named “Top Paper Abstract for Visual Communication Division.”
  • Served on panel at Midwestern State University with Nathan Jun and John Martinez, that was moderated by Magaly Rincon-Zachary — “Inequality for All,” Feb. 23, 2014. “Inequality for All” is a documentary that follows U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country’s widening economic gap.
  • “A View from the Trenches: What SCHJ Can Do for High School Advisers” panel presentation at the AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division Mid-Winter Meeting, Jan. 4, 2014, Vanderbilt University, Nashville.
  • “The Relationship Between Media Coverage and Policy Outcomes” presented at 70th Annual Midwest Political Science Association conference, April 12 – 15, 2012,  Chicago.
  • “Small Towns and the Recession” to be presented at the Western Political Science Association conference, March 23, 2012 as part of panel 22.06 “Beer, State and Local Finances, and Regulatory Policy.”
  • “The Impact of Media Agenda Setting on Local Governments: Examining the Relationship between Media Coverage and Policy Outcomes” presented at AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, March 9, 2012, Blacksburg, Va.
  • “The Impact of Media Agenda Setting on Local Governments” presented at the Western Political Science Association conference, April 21-23, 2011, San Antonio; James Endersby, University of Missouri, chair; Glen Smith, Gainesville State College, discussant.
  • “A Profile of North Carolina Collegiate Media” presented at the fall 2009 College Media Advisers convention in Austin, Texas. A research presentation looking at the college media outlets, their budgets and their advisers. Written with graduate student Heath Gardner.
  • “From Playboy to Fashion Friday” presented at the fall 2008 College Media Advisers convention in Kansas City. A research presentation looking at the relationship between sources and reporters with Heath Gardner.
  • “Three is a Magic Number: A Case Study in the Use of Sources in a Daily Student Newspaper” presented at the fall 2007 College Media Advisers convention in Washington, D.C., with Lee Williams, NCSU graduate student ‑

 

Professional and Scholarly Recognition

  • Top Paper, Free Speech Division, Southern States Communication Association, April 2016
  • Top Faculty Paper, Cronkite Conference on Media Ethics and Integrity, November 2015
  • Southern Interscholastic Press Association Endowment Speaker, March 4-6, University of South Carolina
  • Social Science Research Network: 192 downloads of doctoral dissertation “The Impact of Media Agenda Setting on Local Governments: Examining the Relationship between Media Coverage and Policy Outcomes” posted April 11, 2012. Downloads as of July 1, 2016.
  • Named Master Journalism Educator by the Journalism Education Association, fall 2012.

 

Applied research

  • Served as EURECA faculty mentor for Careisha Whyte and Catherine Stepniak, Mass Communication, Sociology, Fain College of Fine Arts, Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences — “Developing a New Newsletter for Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology” along with Mr. Newman Wong. Awards: At the Celebration of Scholarship in the spring of 2016, their project received first place for Best Poster Presentation for both Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities & Social Sciences  and the Fain College of Fine Arts.

 

Professional involvements

  • Peer reviewed papers for Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, summer 2017.
  • Reviewed academic papers for AEJMC Scholastic Division, spring 2016 in advance of fall national AEJMC conference in Minneapolis
  • Associate editor, The Learner Collection, reviewed “Developing a Health Promoting Intervention in Support of Grade 4-6 Learners in a Resource-Constrained Community,” May 28, 2015
  • Associate editor, The Learner Collection, reviewed “Study on Learning Resources and Social Skill of Education Students in Silpakorn University,” May 27, 2015
  • Peer reviewed papers for Peninsula College Press journal, fall 2013. 

 

Grant Writing and Acquisition

  • Applied for and received Dow Jones News Fund grant to fund the Center for Editing Excellence at the University of Texas in 2015 ($30,300), 2016 ($30,300), 2017 ($30,000).
  • Assisted Wichitan Editor Ethan Metcalf obtain funding from campus sources to attend national collegiate media conference in New York City, spring 2015
  • Created summer workshop — Beat the Heat — hosted at Midwestern State University, funded by registration fees from conference attendees, summer 2013 
  • Created Media Monday with contributions from Walsworth Publishing, Balfour Publishing and other media entities that funded pizza and drinks for high school students, high school advisers, MWSU students and others at the continuing education event, spring 2013, fall 2014, spring 2014.