Associate Dean Rick Rockwell is responsible for special initiatives for the School of Communications that currently include graduate studies and online programs, as well as working with Webster's metropolitan and military campuses. As part of those responsibilities, he is involved in curricular development.
Rockwell also provides administrative oversight for the School's external media and
student media organizations and publications. These include the Ampersand, Galaxy Radio, Idea Tree Media, and The Journal. He serves as the executive producer of "Latin Pulse," a program focusing on news and
public affairs in Latin America.
Rockwell represents the School and the Dean's Office on committees and in activities important to those initiatives and programs. He also works on special projects which support the mission of the School and the University. Responsible to the Dean of the School of Communications, Associate Dean Rick Rockwell contributes to developing and implementing initiatives that advance the School's strategic goals of enhancing national standing, building the diversity of our faculty, staff, and student populations, and internationalizing our programs.
Rockwell is the co-author of the book, “Media Power in Central America,” which won a national Choice Award from the American Library Association, among other accolades. He has worked as a radio and television producer for ABC News, a freelance reporter/producer for the PBS “NewsHour,” and a senior producer for Discovery Communications.
Rockwell earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism (BSJ) degree in radio-TV journalism from Northwestern University and a Master of Arts in international journalism from the University of Southern California.
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