Kenneth J. Ksobiech


Lieber Memorial Teaching Associate Award (1967)
Indiana University Bloomington
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Telecommunications


Kenneth J. Ksobiech received his B.A. from Marquette University. He then earned his M.A. in Radio-TV-Film and his Ph.D. in Radio and Television from Indiana University.

Ksobiech has served as an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Journalism at Marquette University, an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Journalism and Department of Broadcast & Electronic Communication at Marquette University, the Director of the M.A. Program in the College of Speech at Marquette University and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the Department of Telecommunications at Indiana University.

Ksobiech is the co-author of several publications including Local television news: Toward a 'diminished capacity' democracy, The Sandwich Programming Strategy: A Case of Audience Flow, Counter-programming Primetime Network Television, The Lead-In Strategy for Prime-Time TV: Does It Increase the Audience?, Timeliness Cues and Perceived Immediacy in Radio News, Visualization Mode, Perceived Immediacy and Audience Evaluation of TV News, and The Importance of Perceived Task and Type of Presentation in Student Response to Instructional Television.