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Spring 2009 • Volume 15, Issue 2  

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Calling the action | Computer science meets the rainforest | Mid-year commencement | More than crunching numbers | Reaching into the community | Outstanding First-year Student Awards | Saving green by going green | Share your ROTC memories | Late Night BU | Inauguration parade march | Discovering internships | Slideshow: Legislators from BU; Historic BU baseball; BU artists in Print/Drawing International

 

Calling the action

Several Bradley graduates in sports broadcasting submitted media clips of their work. Click below to watch or listen.

Jack Brickhouse '37 HON '90JACK BRICKHOUSE ’37 HON ’90 was No. 13 on the American Sportscasters Association’s “Top 50 sportscasters” list, released in January. Brickhouse broadcasted Cubs games for 33 years. View a video of his most famous call and an interview with Brickhouse’s take on Ernie Banks.

Brad Johansen '84BRAD JOHANSEN ’84 joined the WKRC-TV staff in Cincinnati in 1992 and became sports director in 1996. Visit the sports video page at WKRC-TVís Web site for Johansenís latest work.

Andy Masur '89ANDY MASUR ’89 begins his third season with the San Diego Padres this spring. Listen to a season highlight package he created about the Padresí 2008 season.
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Frank Bussone '64 MA '66FRANK BUSSONE ’64 MA ’66 started on radio but spent a number of years at WEEK-TV, where he worked many Bradley men’s basketball games, including a 1981 contest against Tulsa.

Brian Bedo '07BRIAN BEDO ’07 covered numerous events before landing with the Peoria Chiefs, Class A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Visit his Web site for links to his work from Bradley soccer and basketball, WGN Radio, the Peoria Chiefs, and Peoria-area high school basketball.

Matt Wettersten '08MATT WETTERSTEN ’08 is in his first year as a sports reporter at WLFI-TV in West Lafayette, Ind. Watch a recent story he reported about a 73-year-old high school basketball scorekeeper who has worked 600 games.

 

Calling the action | Computer science meets the rainforest | Mid-year commencement | More than crunching numbers | Reaching into the community | Outstanding First-year Student Awards | Saving green by going green | Share your ROTC memories | Late Night BU | Inauguration parade march | Discovering internships | Slideshow: Legislators from BU; Historic BU baseball; BU artists in Print/Drawing International