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Ben Bogardus

Quinnipiac University
Interim Associate Dean & Associate Professor
Guilford, Connecticut
Ben Bogardus is interim associate dean of the School of Communications and an associate professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He teaches various courses in broadcast and digital journalism, including broadcast news writing, reporting for television, podcasting, journalism ethics and the “QNN Newscast” journalism capstone course, where students produce, write, report, edit, and anchor a local television newscast. Prof. Bogardus has reported, written and produced two separate award-winning podcast series for the Quinnipiac University Podcast Studio: "Reporting on 9/11," a 13+ episode narrative documentary series about journalists who covered the September 11th attacks, and "Hunger in Hamden," a 6-episode series looking at the ways people are fighting hunger and food insecurity around Hamden, Connecticut. He also has had peer-reviewed work published in the Journal of Media Education and trade journals such as Broadcasting & Cable Magazine, RTDNA.org, TVTechnology.com, Mediashift.org, and has published opinion pieces in the New York Post, New Haven Register and Connecticut Mirror. Before coming to Quinnipiac in 2010, Prof. Bogardus worked as a major-market local television newscast producer in the Washington, D.C., Houston and Jacksonville, Florida markets. His work received an Emmy, Edward R. Murrow, and two Associated Press awards for "best newscast," and a national Edward R. Murrow award for "best breaking news coverage."