Archive for August, 2013

Comm Studies welcomes new department chair

August 12, 2013


The Eastern Illinois University Department of Communication Studies has a new Department Chair.  Dr. Stephen King took over as department chair on July 1st.  Dr. King is a native of San Diego who spent the last 18 years at Delta State University in Mississippi, where he most recently served as Coordinator of the Communication Studies program.  Mike Bradd, who served as Interim Department Chair for the 2012-2013 academic year, has returned to his previous position of Associate Chair.


WEIU-TV wins its 6th Regional Emmy Award

August 10, 2013


Congratulations to WEIU-TV News Watch for winning the 2013 Mid-America Regional Emmy Award for Best College TV Newscast.   It’s the 6th time WEIU has won the Emmy for the best college newscast in Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas.  The award will be presented on October 5th in St. Louis.