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Mike Bradd

Associate Professor / Associate Chair

Office: 2050 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-3323
Email: mbradd@eiu.edu

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.
Fall 2015 Office Hours:       Monday   8:00-9:00 a.m.
                                                 Tuesday:  11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
                                                 Wednesday: 8:00-9:00 a.m. and 2:45-3:45 p.m.

Current Syllabi

Frequently Taught Courses

Broadcast Announcing
Radio Production
Studio Production
Field Production
Electronic Media Profession


M.A., Eastern Illinois University
B.S., Bradley University

Professional Organizations

Member 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