College of Communication and Information Sciences
Journalism and Creative Media
Dr. Andrew Billings is the director of the Alabama Program in Sports Communication and Ronald Reagan Chair of Broadcasting in the department of journalism and creative media. His research interests lie in the intersection of sport, mass media, consumption habits, and identity-laden content. With 14 books and over 140 journal articles and book chapters, he is one of the most published sports media scholars in the world. He also serves on many editorial boards, including as an associate editor of the journal Communication & Sport. He has been interviewed more than 500 times by media outlets ranging from The New York Times to The Los Angeles Times to ESPN. Billings has also consulted with many sports media agencies.