Television

KGCS Staff

Judy Stiles

Picture of Judy Stiles General Manager: Mrs. Stiles is a professional staff member. She manages the daily operations and helps establish long-term plans for the station. She also hosts and produces the weekly interview program, "Newsmakers."  She has a Bachelor of Journalism Degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from Pittsburg State University. She has more than 25 years of experience in television.

 

Bill Hunt

Picture of Bill HuntCreative Services Director: Mr. Hunt is a staff member. In addition to supervising the practicum students at the station, he is responsible for production of non-student television programs and special video projects. He has more than 25 years experience in television production.

 

Ward Bryant

Picture of Ward BryantCommunication Department Head/Executive Manager:  Mr. Bryant is head of the Department of Communication at Missouri Southern and an Assistant Professor in Communication. He teaches a variety of broadcast classes and helps staff coordinate student work at the station. He has a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree from the University of Kansas.

 

Kristen Livingston

Picture of Kristen LivingstonBroadcast Faculty Member: Ms. Livingston is an Assistant Professor in Communication. She teaches a variety of media and communication classes and works with students on productions. She has a Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Pittsburg State University.

 

Don Ross

Picture of Don RossChief Engineer: Mr. Ross is a professional staff member. He is responsible for the maintenance and technical operations of KGCS-TV. He also maintains other technical facilities on campus. He came to Missouri Southern after more than 20 years experience as an engineer at a commercial television station.

 

Tom Hewett

Picture of Tom HewettBroadcast Electronics Technician: Mr. Hewett is a professional staff member. He assists with the maintenance and operations of station equipment and other campus facilities. He came to the Missouri Southern after more than 20 years experience as an engineer in commercial television and industry.

 

KGCS Student Managers

Each year, upper-level students serve as student managers.   The students work closely with staff, faculty and other students with the operation of the station.  Student managers are named at the start of the Fall semester.

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