Dept. Chairperson, Journalism & Electronic Media
Ph.D. University of Tennessee, 2000
Office Hours: Email for Appointment
|Classes Taught: Research Methods (MCOM 5364),
Media Economics (EM&C 4325),
Electronic Media Operations (EM&C 4320),
Research Methods (MCOM 5364)
Research: Dr. Chambers is the author or co-author of articles, two book chapters and 33 conference papers. He has been PI or co-PI on three research grants from the National Association of Broadcasters. Refereed publications appear in Journal of Media Economics, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media and Journal of Radio Studies. His research interests include media economics, media management, media sales, and Spanish-language media.
Experience:Dr. Chambers has 10 years of professional experience including radio programming, sales, promotions, and production. As a research consultant, he has worked on survey projects dealing with strategic marketing plans, media awareness, and Hispanic media preferences.
Leadership / awards: Dr. Chambers is a member of the Teaching Academy at Texas Tech University. In addition, he is a member of the Faculty Senate as well as serving on several school committees and as advisor to KTA. He serves as editorial review board member for Journal of Radio Studies and Southwestern Mass Communication Journal and reviews for the Journal of Media Economics and the International Journal of Media Management. Dr. Chambers is an active member of BEA and AEJMC. He won a 2002 Faculty Development grant from NATPE.