64th McKinney Competition -- Michael C. Keith, Guest Speaker


64th McKinney Competition -- Michael C. Keith, Guest Speaker

DCC 318


Michael C. Keith, Ph.D., will be the guest speaker for the 64th annual McKinney Competition.

Thursday, April 28, 2005
Afternoon Seminar
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Sage 4101

Evening Reading, "The Next Better Place"
7:30 - 9:00 pm
DCC 318

Contest winners will be honored at the 7:30 - 9:00 pm reading.

The McKinney Competition recognizes students who demonstrate talent in various genres of writing -- poetry, essay, fiction and drama, and electronic media.

For more information on the McKinney Competition, visit:

Michael C. Keith is the author of a number of books on the subject of broadcast media -- radio in particular. A senior lecturer of communication at Boston College, his books include Voices in the Purple Haze, Sounds in the Dark, Signals in the Air, and Talking Radio. He is a former broadcaster and the past chair of education for the Museum of Broadcast Communications.

Most recently, Dr. Keith was invited to give lectures on US media at Moscow State University. Previously, he spoke at the University of Navarro in Pamplona, Spain, and Newbury College in Massachusetts on "Fringe Groups in Broadcasting". He also conducted workshops for the US State Department in Tanzania, Africa on the use of radio by woman's groups and was an honorarium speaker for a colloqium on global news at the University of Rhode Island.
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