Department Chair, Professor
Office: 310a North Hall
B.S., East Tennessee State University;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee.
Sandy has been teaching journalism and broadcasting courses since 1980. She joined the UWRF faculty in 1997 and teaches broadcast journalism, radio and television production, and computer-assisted-reporting. She oversees the news department for WRFW and is responsible for the news aired over the University's television cable channel.
She worked as a radio news director and as a reporter/photographer for a newspaper and for television stations in Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina.
Sandy has a B.S. from East Tennessee State University and a Ph. D. from the University of Tennessee. Her research interests focus on radio and TV news management and media history. She is an avid collector of old communication equipment including radios, TVs and telephones.