Roger Heinrich

Associate Professor
Tel: 615/904.8565
Office: COMM 263
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Roger Heinrich, Associate Professor of the Department of Electronic Media Communication, earned his B.A. in Communication and his Master of Mass Communication from Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. After a 26-year career in all aspects of commericial broadcasting, Dr. Heinrich joined the faculty of Middle Tennessee State University in August 2001. He specializes in broadcast journalism, media management and broadcast performance and also serves on the University Honors faculty and the Graduate faculty. Dr. Heinrich's research interests include the history of electronic media, sports and its impact on electronic media and broadcasting pioneers. He has been published in the Journal of Arizona History, Mandamorgen, American Journalism, Journalism History and The Encyclopedia of the First Amendment. His creative activity has garnered five international awards including an "Award of Excellence" and two "Awards of Distinction" from the Communicator Awards; he was the 2006 winner of a "Gold" Marcom Creative Award and earned the "Gold Hermes Creative Award" from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals in 2007. For the past several years, Dr. Heinrich has reported on games of interest in the National Football League as part of the Titans Radio Network's Production of "Game-Day."