Dr. Will Anderson


Ed.D. Instructional Technology, Northern Illinois University
M.A. Communication Studies, Northern Illinois University
M.S. Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
B.A. English Writing/Political Science, Loras College

Teaching Profile:

Broadcast and Cable Advertising Copywriting & Promotion

Administrative and Advising:

Integrative Public Relations Council Chair
BCA IPR advisor

Research Interest:

Promotional and persuasive media campaign development Mediated text creation and analysis
Mediated image management

Radio drama script development & production

Brief Biography:

Disarmingly charismatic and charming, Dr. Anderson came to Central in 2002 to help facilitate CMU’s rapidly expanding Integrated Public Relations program.

Other notables: Six years experience teaching media writing and television performance at Northern Illinois University.
Professional experiences include working as a copywriter, and television listings coordinator for the promotions department of Wisconsin Public Television.

Notable CMU Achievements:

Student Nominated Favorite BCA Professor 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Student Nominated Favorite BCA Class 2003, 2005

2007 Central View Superstar Award of Distinction Recipient!

"Central View" Superstar Professor Video (link coming soon)

2008 Artist in residence: Herbert Hoover National Historic Site


2007 & 2003 National Audio Theater Festivals Scriptwriting award winner

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