Fac/Staff profile


Associate Professor of Communication
Tim Kiska
3037 CASL Building
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128

Teaching Areas:

Research Areas:

Biography and Education

Professional Experience:

Detroit Free Press (1970-1987)
Detroit News (1987-2002)
Political Consultant: WXYZ-TV (2006-present)


Ph.D. History, Wayne State University, 2003
M.A. History, Wayne State University, 1995

Teaching and Research

Selected Publications

“Richard Nixon and the Press,” In “A Companion To Richard Nixon,”  ed. Melvin Small. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)

A Newscast For the Masses: A History of Detroit Television Journalism (Wayne State University Press, 2009

Detroit Television (Images of America)  (Arcadia Publishing, 2010)

“Who Favors Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide? The Vote on Michigan’s Proposal B,” published in Journal of Politics and Life Sciences, September 2005. Co-authored with John Strate and Marvin Zalman.

From Soupy to Nuts! A History of Detroit Television  (Momentum Books, 2005)


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