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Joe Blaney, District 4 Representative

Meet District 4 Representative: Joe Blaney, Illinois State University How long have you been a member of BEA? I have been a member of BEA since 1997. What is your favorite book? My favorite scholarly book is the three volume, “History of Broadcasting in the...

Mary T. Rogus, District 3 Representative

Meet District 3 Representative: Mary Rogus, Ohio University How long have you been a member of BEA? 13 years What is your favorite book? Wow, that’s a really tough question because reading is my favorite pastime and I devour about two books a week.  Two of my...

Vic Costello, District 2 Representative

Meet District 2 Representative: Vic Costello, Elon University How long have you been a member of BEA? Since 1999 What is your favorite book? Please forgive the shameless plug, but I would have to say Multimedia Foundations: Core Concepts for Digital Design. For...

Barry D. Umansky, Immediate Past President

Barry D. Umansky Telecommunications Professor, Department of Telecommunications, Ball State University Barry D. Umansky is telecommunications professor in the Department of Telecommunications at Ball State University in Muncie, IN, and a senior fellow and senior...

Mary C. Schaffer, Immediate Past President

Mary C. Schaffer Associate Professor, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Mary C. Schaffer is an Associate Professor at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) where she teaches new media in the Cinema and Television Arts Department.   Prior to...

Christine H. Merritt, Vice President for Industry Relations

Christine H. Merritt President, Ohio Association of Broadcasters Christine Merritt is President of the Ohio Association of Broadcasters (OAB). The OAB is the statewide trade association representing the interests of nearly 300 radio and 50 television stations in...