Dr. Kevin Curran (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma) has held a journalism and management positions at radio, television, and online outlets in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, and Phoenix. He has been an assignment editor, sales, operations, or production manager, and play-by-play producer. His prior employers include Inside Edition, Imus in the Morning, and the Oakland Athletics. He has taught in business and communication departments at Arizona community colleges, Grand Canyon University, the University of North Texas-Dallas, and Arizona State's Cronkite School and College of Integrative Sciences and Arts. His research interests include media management and media history.