Brandon R. McKinney
Assistant Professor of Communications
Brandon McKinney received both his BA in Mass Communication and MFA in Writing from Lindenwood University. He returns to campus as the incoming LUTV Production Manager after having spent the past five years working in corporate communications. Brandon previously served as the Advertising & Marketing Director for local team dealer Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods, where he produced all forms of commercial production, managed public relations and instructed staff in using web-based software. He has also served as an entertainment correspondent for the Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis, where he profiled local artists, reviewed performances and covered community events in St. Charles County. During his academic career at Lindenwood, Brandon became one of the first LUTV student broadcasters. He was also actively involved in writing, producing, directing and editing early station programming. In 2005, he received the school’s Ledell Bitzer Communications Award.