Katherine Bradshaw, Ph.D.



Dr. Bradshaw teaches broadcast journalism and media diversity classes. For 15 years, she was a reporter, anchor, and talk show host in Denver and Kansas City. Her work was honored with awards from the Colorado Association of Broadcasters, the Radio and Television News Directors Association, Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Kansas City Press Club, and the Missouri Broadcasters Association.  Her research interests include the history of public opinion, media diversity, and media performance, and it has appeared in Journalism History, the Newspaper Research Journal, and the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. She served as an officer in the Radio and Television Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA). Dr Bradshaw represents AJHA on the Accrediting Council in Education in Journalism and Mass Communication(ACEJMC).  It is responsible for evaluating journalism and mass communication (JMC) programs at universities, and it makes all final accrediting decisions for 111 accredited JMC programs.  Dr. Bradshaw is on the editorial board of Electronic News and Journalism Educator, and she is a corresponding editor for Journalism History. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and bird watching.


Ph.D. in Mass Media, Michigan State University
M.S. in Journalism, and B.S. in Journalism, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University

Courses Taught:

Video Reporting
Advanced Broadcast News
Diversity Issues in the Media

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