Department of Broadcasting

John R. Hitchcock, Ed.S.

Earned an Education Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction emphasis Educational Media and a Master of Science degree in Communications from Indiana State University. My Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication is from Eastern Kentucky University. I have been involved in sports broadcasting for over thirty-five years. I taught at Vincennes University in Indiana in the Broadcasting program for twenty-seven years before moving to WIU. I continue updating my textbook, Sportscasting, Sports & Media plus writing commercial, television and movie scripts.


Indiana State University, Curriculum & Instruction-Educational Media, Ed.S.
Indiana State University, Communications, M.S.
Eastern Kentucky University/Speech Communications/B.A.

Areas of Interest

Broadcast Writing, Sports Writing, Sports Production, Broadcast Performance, Promotions and Marketing

Professional Affiliations

BPME - Broadcast Promotions and Marketing Executives

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday 10:00-10:50am, and by appointment

John Hitchcock, Ed.S.