Kim Walker


Internship Director for Media Management and Recording Arts

Contact Info
Office Phone: 719-255-4126
Email Address:



~ Courses Taught ~

  • Instructional Media
  • Introduction to Film and Video
  • Advertising Media
  • Scriptwriting
  • American Cinema
  • Media Management
  • Intermediate Television Production
  • Documentary Film and Video

~ Education ~

  • B.A., Millikin University - Decatur, IL
  • M.A., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
  • Ph.D. Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

~ Background Information ~

Dr. Walker has produced and directed a number of instructional and public affairs programs, including the Telly Award-winning Journey Into Literacy (1993). Dr. Walker's research has been granted funding from the National Association of Broadcasters and the International Communication Association. He has also published and presented over twenty manuscripts including articles in:

  • Communication Research Reports

  • Communication Education

  • Communication Monographs

  • Public Personnel Management

  • Journal of Communication and Media Arts

  • International Journal of Educational Telecommunications

Dr. Walker has managed radio and television facilities in the Midwest and West and has served as a telecommunications consultant to the Illinois Office of Education, The McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology (University of Toronto), and The American Association of Retired Persons. He was among the founding members of both the Colorado Springs Film Advisory Commission, and the Southern Colorado Educational Television Consortium (SCETC).

Since 1992, Professor Walker has produced several instructional television series on subjects ranging from children's' literacy to senior citizens in the workplace. These series continue to be cablecast on the Mind Extension University Network to an estimated 19 million subscribers in 6,000 communities across North and South America.