School of Media and Communication
Faculty and Staff
Dave Sennerud, M.Ed.Title: Instructor
Office: 319A West Hall
Dave Sennerud is in his fourth year at BGSU and has taught Introduction to Mass Communication, Introduction to Journalistic Writing, Journalism Techniques for Non-Majors, Reporting, Feature Writing, Sports Writing & Reporting, and Online Journalism. Prior to coming to BGSU, Sennerud was a Scripps-Howard Teaching Fellow at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University while he pursued a Ph.D. in Mass Communication and a certificate in the school¹s Contemporary History Institute. Sennerud’s research interests include journalism history as well as online journalism and new media. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Sennerud began his career as a sports reporter and editor, writing for community newspapers in the Chicago area. He later became a high school teacher in northern Illinois, where he taught journalism and advised the school newspaper. During this time, he was involved with several high school journalism workshops and activities at the state and national levels, including service as president of the Illinois Journalism Education Association, the state organization of high school journalism advisers. He has written for several publications, including the Chicago Sun-Times, the Florida Times-Union and the Toledo City Paper, and worked as a copy editor at the Rockford (IL) Register Star.
Ph.D. (in progress), mass communication, Ohio University