Broadcasting Professor Joins Faculty; Will Aid Startup of New Radio Station

Joseph A. (Joey) Goodsell of Carbondale, Ill., has joined the faculty of William Woods University as an assistant professor of communication. He will work with the broadcast students in implementing the startup of the new campus radio station, KWWU.

Goodsell, who recently moved to Fulton, has been at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale since 1997. He was head of the audio specialization and an assistant professor in the department of radio-television and co-coordinator of the Hollywood Studies Internship Program in the College of Mass Communications and Media Arts.

A native of Jackson, Miss., Goodsell earned a bachelor of science degree in radio, television and film and a master of science degree in communication, both from the University of Southern Mississippi. He has completed his course work for his doctorate at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and expects to receive his Ph.D. in 2004.

Goodsell has extensive professional experience in broadcasting, including several years as an on-air talent at radio stations in Jackson and Hattiesburg, Miss. He also has served as a television news photographer, a master control operator and a production manager.

Prior to joining the faculty at SIU, he was a commercial producer/copywriter for Raycom Communications/Media General and a freelance television/radio commercial producer and copywriter. He has won awards from the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters and the National Broadcasters Society. He is a member of the Broadcast Education Association and the National Broadcasting Society.