Faculty and Staff
Associate Professor / Associate Chair
Office: 2050 - Coleman Hall
Mike Bradd has been a member of the EIU Communication faculty since 1990 and is the department's Associate Chair. He teaches in the area of Mass Communication, including radio and video production and broadcast news. He is in his 28th year as the radio play-by-play announcer for Eastern Illinois men's basketball and his 16th year as the announcer for Eastern Illinois football. He has broadcast over 1,000 EIU games since 1988. He is a member of the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame and a three-time winner of the Illinois Broadcasters Association's Silver Dome Award for Best Play-by-Play Sports Announcer, including back to back awards in 2014 and 2015. Bradd was also selected for the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Media Award.
Spring 2016 Office Hours: Monday 8:00-8:30am & 10:45am-12:15pm
Wednesday: 8:00-8:30 a.m. and 10:45am-12:15pm & 2:45-3:45pm
Frequently Taught CoursesBroadcast Announcing
Electronic Media Profession
EducationM.A., Eastern Illinois University
B.S., Bradley University
Professional OrganizationsMember and Former Chairman of Illinois Broadcasters Association Academics Committee
Former Member of Board of Directors, Illinois Broadcasters Association
Member, Broadcast Education Association
Member, Illinois News Broadcasters Association
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Topics include radio-TV broadcasting, broadcast regulation, broadcast history, sports broadcasting, news broadcasting