Wisconsin Broadcasters Association
Ken Beno
1496 Marsha Lane
Arbor Vitae, WI 54568
Chair, WBA Education Committee
Member of the WBA Hall of Fame
Email: ksbeno@gmail.com
  • Retired College Broadcast Instructor and Humanities/Communications/Chair
  • Student trainer in broadcast sales including certification as a Radio Marketing Professional which is endorsed by the Radio Advertising Bureau.
  • “Broadcast Career” presenter at high schools
CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY –  Milwaukee, WI
Cheri Frey-Hartel
Faculty, Communication Arts
Cardinal Stritch University
6801 N. Yates Rd., CFA #115
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Phone: (414) 410-4173
Email: Cafrey-hartel@stritch.edu
Speciality:  Broadcast journalism and multimedia communication

  • Courses in audio and video storytelling and production
  • Digital photography, digital imaging and design
  • Students can earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication with an emphasis in multimedia. For more information, click on this link
MADISON MEDIA INSTITUTE – Madison, WI

Nella Citino
Chair, Dept of Video and Film

Madison Media Institute
New Media Arts Training Center
2702 Agriculture Drive
Madison, WI 53718
Phone: (608) 663-2000
Email: nella@mediainstitute.edu

Speciality: Adobe Premiere, Mass Communication, Communication Theory, Television Production

MATC (MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE) – Milwaukee, WI
Mark Porubsky
Instructional Chair for Electronic Technology
Electronic Communications Technology Instructor
700 W. State St.
Milwaukee, WI  53233
Phone: (414) 297-7274
Email: porubskm@matc.edu

Kevin F. Pulz
Instructional Chair/Producer-Director
Milwaukee Area Technical College/Milwaukee Public Television
1036 N. 8th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: (414) 271-1036
Email: pulzk@matc.edu

Glenn P. Riley
First Year Instructor
Phone: (414) 271-1036
Email: rileyg@matc.edu

  • Two year program in TV & Video Production, as well as a certificate in Computer based editing.
  • Two year program in Broadcast Engineering
  • Full-time and adjunct faculty experienced professionals in broadcast, corporate, sports, news and education.
  • Students work on professional broadcasts in conjunction with Milwaukee Public Television, crewing all live, live to tape and remote productions.
  • Limited enrollment, students work in state of the art high definition broadcast station.
  • Courses and equipment in studio, field, digital SD, HDV, HD, linear and non-linear editing, advanced broadcast graphics, interactive content and producing/directing.
  • Affiliations with UWM and many other colleges/universities and Discovery World Interactive in Milwaukee.
  • Two year program in TV & Video Production, as well as a certificate in Computer based editing.
  • Two year program in Broadcast Engineering
Radio1 Broadcast School – La Crosse, WI
Joe Deschler
Radio1 Broadcast School
700 3rd Street N LL-7
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (800) 889-2221
Email: Director@Radio1School.com
Web: www.radio1school.com
All-inclusive radio broadcast certificate program, including voice-coaching, air-personality, production, digital editing, show prep, news and copywriting. Offers a 3-day Broadcast Sales Course
Western Wisconsin Technical College – La Crosse, WI
Mike Davini
Western WI Tech. College
P.O. Box 908
La Crosse, WI 54602
Phone: (608) 785-9200
Email: davinim@wwtc.edu
  • Visual Communications
  • Media Technologies & Audio Visual
UW-EAU CLAIRE – Eau Claire, WI
Journalism
Jack Kapfer
UW-Eau Claire
105 Garfield Ave.
P.O. Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI 54702
Phone: (715) 836-2300
Email: kapferja@uwec.edu

Journalism
UW-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702

Jan Larson
UW-Eau Claire
105 Garfield Ave.
P.O. Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI 54702
Phone: (715) 836-4314
Email: larsoja@uwec.edu

Offer three majors/minors, BA or BS degrees in Communication and Journalism.

  • Undergraduate offerings include basic reporting (for radio, TV, print and internet), radio-TV production, TV newscast editing and production, public affairs reporting, advanced reporting, journalism seminar.
  • Tracks in advertising and public relations with related undergraduate offerings (e.g. students may develop broadcasting ads, promotions, practice media planning, media buying)
  • Communication tracks in organizational communication with related undergraduate offerings
  • WUEC-FM
  • TV-10
UW-GREEN BAY – Green Bay, WI
Danielle Bina
Communication
UW-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone: (920) 465-2875
Email: binad@uwgb.edu
Communications with an emphasis in Electronic Media
Broadcast and New Media,
Television News
Bryan Carr
UW-Green Bay
Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, C323
Green Bay, WI 54311
Phone: (920) 465-2315
Email:carrb@uwgb.edu
Communication with an emphasis in Electronic Media
Radio Programming and News,
New Media
UW-LA CROSSE – La Crosse, WI
Dr. Pat Turner
UW-La Crosse
203 Wing – 1725 State St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 785-8369
Email: turner.patr@uwlax.edu
Communications Studies with a telecommunications emphasis CommStudies
UW-MADISON – Madison, WI
Dave Black M.A.2
Radio/TV; Journalism & Mass Comm
General Manager, WSUM Radio
333 East Campus Mall #4100
Madison, WI 53715
608-262-9542 (forwards to my cell phone after 4 rings) No Unsolicited Sales Calls Please
Email: gm@wsum.wisc.edu
Web: http://www.wsum.org
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers courses in television, radio, print and multi-media reporting as well as media criticism, research methods, and strategic communications.

  • Radio News gathering and writing
  • Talk Show Hosting
  • Voice training
  • Media Criticism and history
Pat Hastings
UW-Madison Journalism & Mass Comm.
821 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-8877
Email: hastings@wisc.edu
Web:http://www.journalism.wisc.edu
  • Television Documentary
  • Video for strategic communication
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Video use in multi media reporting
Patty Loew, Ph.D.
UW-Madison Life Sciences Communication.
1545 Observatory Dr..
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-0654
Email: paloew@wisc.edu
Web:http://lsc.wisc.edu/people/faculty/patty-loew/
  • Television Documentary
  • Digital storytelling
  • Native American communication systems
Marquette University – Milwaukee, WI
Barbara Fleming Volbrecht
Marquette University
Broadcast Media Advisor
Johnston Hall
420 PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI  53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-1772
Email: barbara.volbrecht@marquette.edu
Students interested in broadcast journalism will major in Journalism and minor in Digital Media. The journalism major focuses on digital journalism and non-fiction storytelling. The digital media major provides hands-on courses in audio and video editing for students interested in fiction and non-fiction storytelling for a variety of organizations, ranging from entertainment to non-profits.

 Mark Zoromski
Marquette University
Director of Student Media
Diederich College of Communication
Johnston Hall, 013
1131 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: (414) 288-5608
Email: mark.zoromski@marquette.edu 
Oversees WIRE which includes:
Student-run newspaper, magazine, radio, and TV stations
 Dean Maytag
Marquette University
Adjunct Instructor
Digital Media and Performing Arts
Johnston Hall 410
Phone: (414) 288-6352
Email: dean.maytag@marquette.edu 
TV Program development
How to read TV ratings
Time period analysis
Development of TV programming
Social media for TV programming
How to “pitch” program concepts
UW-MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee, WI
Mark Zoromski
Senior Lecturer/ Undergraduate Director
UW-Milwaukee
2522 E. Hartford Ave.
Johnston Hall #133
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: (414) 229-6269
Email: zoromski@uwm.edu
  • B.A. degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with emphasis in broadcast journalism
  • M.A. degree in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Undergraduate offerings include a TV news management and newscast producing
UW-OSHKOSH – Oshkosh, WI

Characteristics of the UW Oshkosh program

  • Radio-TV-Film at UW Oshkosh is a hands-on program, offering students access to the latest equipment and facilities currently utilized in the industry.  Radio-TV-Film also offers a strong base knowledge in aesthetics, writing, media business, history, and important media theories that will have a profound impact on their project development and post graduation success.  It is this critical base knowledge and class integration that makes students more than technicians, but media professionals and leaders who understand how to communicate through mass media.
  • Facilities include two television studios reserved for the academic program and for student-run organizations.
  • Campus radio station WRST-FM offers student-produced programming along with offerings from Wisconsin Public Radio.
  • Sponsors five student-run organizations (WRST-FM, Titan Television, Film Society, International Film Series, and the first student chapter of the Society of Broadcast Engineers in the U.S.).
  • Students create original programming for the local community on both radio and television. They also have the opportunity to participate on professional film shoots.
  • Minor required to assure educational breadth.
  • National/international awards for student work since 2010: 44 from the National Broadcasting Society, 23 from College Broadcasters, Inc., 18 from the Broadcast Education Association, seven from the College Media Association, two from the New York International Radio Festival and one each from the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America, the Oregon International Film Festival, the Humphrey Bogart Film Festival, the BlueCat National Screenplay Competition, Student Art Fest and the Worldfest/Houston International Film and Video Festival.
  • Five UWO Distinguished Alumni and 28 UWO Outstanding Young Alumni since 1981 have been Radio TV Film majors.
Claire Armstrong
University Services Associate
UW-Oshkosh 800
Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI  54901
Phone: (920) 424-3131
Email: armstroc@uwosh.edu 
Helps set up tours
Maintains RTF web page
Randall Davidson
Director of Radio Services
Phone: (920) 424-7427
Email: davidsor@uwosh.edu 
Audio Production, Broadcast Operations and RTF Internship Coordinator
WRST-FM (90.3) supervisor
Douglas Heil
Professor
Phone: (920) 424-3134
Email: heil@uwosh.edu 
Media Aesthetics, Scriptwriting, single camera production
Beth Hubbard
Assistant Professor
Phone: (920) 424-2316
Email: hubbardb@uwosh.edu
Film and Video Production/Post-Production
Bill Kerkhof
Director of Engineering
Phone: (920) 424-7068
Email: kerkhof@uwosh.edu 
Andrew Radig
Engineer
Phone: (920) 424-7037
Email: radiga@uwosh.edu
Caryn Murphy
Associate Professor
Phone: (920) 424-3132
Email: murphyc@uwosh.edu 
Mass media history & theory

Andrew Smock, department chair
Associate Professor
Phone: (920) 424-7039
Email: smocka@uwosh.edu
New Media Production and Theory
Justine Stokes
Director of TV Services
Phone: (920) 424-3133
Email: stokesj@uwosh.edu 
Multi-camera production
Supervisor of student-produced educational access channel programming
Mike Van Esler
Assistant Professor
Phone: (920) 424-7308
Email: vaneslem@uwosh.edu
Understanding media
Digital media production
John Zarbano
Instructor
Phone: (920) 424-4427
Email: zarbanoj@uwosh.edu
Entertainment Law
UW-Platteville – Platteville, WI

Characteristics of the UW-Platteville Program

  • The Department of Media Studies at UW-Platteville offers students a multi-disciplinary approach in the study of mediated communication.  Students may specialize their Media Studies major in one of four areas; Video and Audio Production, Journalism, Public Relations and Imaging Media.  All incoming students receive a foundation in multimedia production.
  • Video and audio production courses are grounded in high impact learning practices.
  • The Media Studies program has historically been a pioneer in media education in the University of Wisconsin System.  UW-Platteville is home to the longest running, continuously published student newspaper in the UW System, The Exponent, home to the first student-run radio station in the UW System, WSUP-91FM and is now home to the first curriculum in the UW System, and one of the first in the country, in social media.
  • Video Production students consistently win production awards at the state, regional and national levels.
Department of Media Studies
Pioneer Tower
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI  53818-3099
(608) 342-1627
  • Studio and Field Video Production
  • Audio Production
  • Communication Technologies
  • Mass Media
Dr. Robert J. Snyder
Professor
607 Pioneer Tower
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI  53818-3099
Phone: (608) 342-1630
Email: snyderro@uwplatt.edu
Advisor, Student TV
  • Video Production
  • Media Law
  • News
  • Social Media
RIPON COLLEGE – Ripon, WI
Dean Pape
Ripon College/Communication Department
300 Seward St.
Ripon, WI 54971
Phone: (920) 748-8152
Email: paped@ripon.edu
  • Speech communication with specialized self-designed majors available.
UW-River Falls – River Falls, WI
Sandy Ellis
Journalism Dept. Chair
UW-River Falls
410 S. 3rd St.
River Falls, WI 54022
Phone (715) 425-3169
Email: sandra.ellis@uwrf.edu
website: http://www.uwrf.edu/jour/
  • UWRF offers a B.S. In Journalism and a minor in Journalism Studies.
  • We are a Wisconsin state university located in the east metro of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Our location offers access to a great media market close enough for internships during the school year.
  • Students learn to write and report news, conduct interviews and use multimedia equipment to tell stories for radio, TV, web and print.
  • WRFW-FM, a student-operated public radio station, provides practical experience managing, producing and broadcasting news, sports and music programming.
  • Students have a close working relationship with the Journalism professors, all of whom have  had professional experience in their field.
  • Our alumni are working are KSTP-TV, KARE-TV, KMSP-TV (Twin Cities), Minnesota Public Radio, Twin Cities Public TV, ESPN.com, KNRV-DT (Reno), KATV-7 (Little Rock) and more.
Erik L. Johnson
Communications Studies/Theatre Arts Department
UW-River Falls/Digital Film & Television
410 S. 3rd St. River Falls, WI 54022
Phone:715 425-3423
Email: erik.johnson@uwrf.edu
  • B.S. Degree in Theatre with Digital Film & Television Emphasis and/or minor specializing in broadcast television and filmmaking.
UW-Stevens Point – Stevens Point, WI
Mark A. Tolstedt
Communications Division
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI  54481
Phone: (715) 346-3920
Email: mtolsted@uwsp.edu

Chris Shofner
Assistant Professor
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI 54467
Phone: (715) 346-360
Email: chris.shofner@uwsp.edu

Alex Ingersoll
Assistant Professor
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI 54467
Phone: (715) 346-4136
Email: Alex.ingersoll@uwsp.edu

Liz Fakazis
Communications Division
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI  54481
Phone: (715) 346-2238
Email: lfakazis@uwsp.edu

James Haney, Chair
Interim Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI  54481
Phone: (715) 346-3409
Email: jhaney@uwsp.edu

Richard Dubiel
Communications Division
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI  54481
Phone: (715) 346-2007
Email: rdubiel@uwsp.edu

Steve Hill
Assistant Professor
Communications Division
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI  54481
Phone: (715) 346-3887
Email: shill@uwsp.edu

Jim Schuh
Adjunct Professor of Communication
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI  54481
Email: Jim.Schuh@uwsp.edu

  • BA or BS in Communication with emphasis areas in Journalism and Media Studies
UW-Superior – Superior, WI
Broadcast Journalism
Mike Simonson

UW-Superior Dept. of Communicating Arts
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: (715) 394-8530
Email: msimonso@uwsuper.edu
  • Video Production
  • Journalism
UW-Whitewater – Whitewater, WI
Communication Department
Kathy Brady

UW-Whitewater
800 W. Main St.
Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone:  (262) 472-1034
Email: bradyk@uww.edu

Advertising
Kris Kranenburg
800 W. Main St.
Communications Dept.
Whitewater, WI  53190
Phone: (262) 472-2876
Email: kranenbk@uww.edu

Radio
Brian Lucas
Director of Radio WSUW-FM
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone: (262) 472-5067
Email: lucasb@uww.edu
Web: http://wsuw.org/

Television
Jim Mead

Interim Director
UWW-TV/Cable 19
800 W. Main St.
Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone: (262) 472-5659
Email: meadj@uww.edu
Web: http://reslife.uww.edu/uwwtv

  • BS/BA in Speech with emphasis in Electronic Media (most are production oriented)
  • BS/BA in Journalism with emphasis in Broadcast Journalism, Print Journalism, Advertising (most are on-air oriented)
  • MS in Mass Communication
  • MS in Corporate Communication
  • WSUW-FM Student Radio
  • UWWTV – Student Cable Television
Lake Land College – Mattoon, IL
Greg Powers
Station Manager
WLKL 89.9 FM Radio/TV
Instructor
Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd.
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: (217) 234-5335
Email: gpowers@lakeland.cc.il.us

Ed Thomas
Instructor

Associate in Applied Science: Radio/TV Broadcasting

Radio/TV Broadcasting Certifications in: Broadcast Announcing Radio Broadcasting TV Field/Studio Production

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