Professor Schroeder teaches a variety of courses in the field of television journalism, as well as Journalism 3 (visual journalism) and Interpreting the Day's News. A native of Kansas, Professor Schroeder began his career as a newspaper reporter, then moved into television. He spent ten years as a TV producer in Wichita, Denver, and Boston before becoming a professor. He is a graduate of Wichita State University and Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Professor Schroeder is the author of four books, Presidential Debates: 40 years of High-Risk TV (2000), Presidential Debates: 50 Years of High-Risk TV (2008), Celebrity-in-Chief: How Show Business Took Over the White House (2004), and Writing and Producing TV News: From Newsroom to Screen (2008). A frequent media commentator, he has been quoted as an expert source by the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today, and has appeared on ABC's Nightline and Good Morning America, the BBC, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, MSNBC, the Fox News Channel, NPR's Fresh Air, All Things Considered, and Morning Edition. Schroeder can be reached at (617) 373-7227 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
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