Welcome to the School of Communication.

Steve Suess

Director of Convergent Radio Broadcasting
WZND Faculty Advisor
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Steve Suess is the Illinois State University Director of Convergent Radio Broadcasting. In addition to teaching audio courses, Steve also serves as the Faculty Advisor for WZND, Illinois State's student-run radio station.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • COM 287.Sec 004 Independent Study
  • COM 162.Sec 001 Introduction To RadioDownload Syllabus
  • COM 398.04Sec 004 Professional Practice: Internships For Journalism Majors
  • COM 398.05Sec 004 Professional Practice: Internships For Mass Media Majors
  • COM 314.Sec 001 Topics in Radio ManagementDownload Syllabus
  • COM 314.Sec 002 Topics in Radio Management
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Radio, Journalism, Announcing Performance, Sports Broadcasting, Longform Audio Journalism
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Radio Uses and Gratifications, Media Education
  • MS Communication / Media, Communication Education - 2012
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, IL
  • BS Mass Media: Radio / Broadcast Journalism, Creative Writing - 2010
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, IL
  • Leadership and Service Awards: Faculty Member of the Year
  • Ashland University
  • 2015