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Kevin Backstrom, Senior Lecturer


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Office Location and Hours

A/C S138

  • Monday:10:20 am-11:30 am
  • Wednesday: 10:20 am-11:30 am
  • Friday: 10:20 am-11:30 am



Barry University, M.A.

University of Wisconsin - Madison, B.A.


Communication Field Emphasis

Broadcast News



Fundamentals of Speech Communications

Writing for Electronic Media

More About Kevin...

Kevin produced and wrote features for WSVN-TV Channel 7 Healthcast, Clear Channel Communication and Cumulus Broadcasting, as well as, writing and producing nationally syndicated television programs. He also wrote packages and locals for PBS' Night Business Report, as well as, linear video tape editing at PBS' Nightly Business Report. Kevin has also enjoyed newspaper stringer writing, comedy writing, copyediting, layout, and was a graduate student advisor on college publications. He has enjoyed teaching college students for eleven years at UW Oshkosh.

Favorite Quote

[If], at the end of it all, according to our abilities, we have done something to make others a little happier, and something to make ourselves a little happier.  -  Roger Ebert

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by mccora16 last modified Feb 17, 2015 12:24 PM

"I really appreciated the student culture in the major. Everyone was very supportive of one another and willing to take the time to share experiences and ideas."


Natalee Kasmiskie '11
Promotions Assistant
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