Donald G. Godfrey, Ph.D.
Broadcast Educator, a Professional Broadcaster, and a Historian (1968)
Donald G. Godfrey, Ph.D. (1968) is a broadcast educator, a professional broadcaster, and a historian. He is a former President of the national Broadcast Education Association (BEA); served as President of the National Council of Communication Associations (CCA); and an Editor of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. He is the Director and Founder of the Cronkite School’s Doctoral Program. He has received multiple honors. His research has been published in every major communications journal. He has written/edited more than a dozen books. He has worked in commercial radio, television, and corporate communications. He spent twelve years at KIRO-TV, Seattle, WA. Dr. Godfrey teaches at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at Arizona State University and says his greatest reward is still teaching, “I simply enjoy watching my students grow.