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Len O'Kelly

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Email
okellyle@gvsu.edu

Title
Assistant Professor

Office
283 LSH

Phone
616-331-8174

Field of Study
Multimedia Journalism

About

Len O'Kelly came to the School of Communications after spending 25 years on the air in radio, primarily in the Chicago metropolitan area. He has served as a news director and has programmed a number of radio stations in locations as close as Grand Rapids, MI and as far away as Gisborne, New Zealand. Len has also served as an on-camera meteorologist for WYIN-TV in northwest Indiana. He continues to perform voiceover work for television, radio, film, online, and on-hold applications.

O'Kelly also serves as the faculty advisor for Grand Valley's student-run radio station WCKS "The Whale" and for Grand Valley's student-run television station GVTV. He is also the internship coordinator for the Multimedia Journalism major.

Teaches

Introduction to Radio, Advanced Radio, News and Society, Journalism History, Issues in Journalism.

Degrees

B.E.S., Lewis University

M.S., Grand Valley State University

Ph.D., Michigan State University

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