Archive for September, 2013

EIU seeks professor in organizational communication

September 19, 2013


The Department of Communication Studies at Eastern Illinois University is seeking to hire a professor of organizational communication, to start in the Fall of 2014.  More information is available here:


Students win statewide awards

September 17, 2013


Eastern was honored four times in the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s Student Silver Dome Awards last week.  These awards recognize some of the top work by student broadcasters at Illinois colleges and universities.

  • Kyle Fisher (Senior from Clifton Central) won 1st Place for Best TV Longform Program.  Kyle was honored for his video “Jim Standerfer: Repurposing the Past” which was produced in Dr. David Gracon’s CMN 2575 class.
  • Lauren Jerkovitz (2013 EIU Graduate) won 1st Place for Best TV Weathercast for her work on WEIU-TV Newswatch.
  • WEIU-TV Newswatch won 2nd Place for Best TV Newscast.
  • Pablo Rodriguez (2013 EIU Graduate) won 2nd Place for Best TV Sports Package.