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Tim England has been at Texas State University since 1993. In 1994, he received a Ph.D in Communication and Political Science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. England's dissertation was titled "Decision-Making in Television Newsrooms: The Rationale for Live-on-the-Scene News Reports."
England, an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, specializes in broadcasting and new media technologies. His broadcasting career began in 1974 when he was a high school senior in Glasgow, Kentucky. During his 18 years of industry experience, England worked at various times as a deejay, program director, news reporter, news anchor and news director for broadcast stations in Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia and Tennessee. As a news writer, he won several Associated Press awards and a national Public Radio News Directors Association award for daily news coverage.
England earned a B.A. degree at Western Kentucky University and a M.A. at Indiana University-Bloomington. He has received numerous teaching awards and serves on several academic committees, including the university's Academic Computing Committee. England has been coordinator of the electronic media sequence since 1999.