Bryan Butler

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Lecturer 

Professor
  • Office: Communications Bldg, Room #208
  • Email:  butler.bc@gmail.com
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Education

  • Ph.D., Kinesiology – Major in Sport Management, Texas A&M University, Cognate – Psychology
  • M.S., Kinesiology – Major in Sport Management, Texas A&M University
  • B.S., Journalism, Texas A&M University

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Research Interests

  • Sports media, in particular gender equity and coverage-related issues
  • Newsroom interactions that affect sports coverage at newspapers  

Teaching

  • Print and Digital Media Writing class and lab, University of Houston, Jack J. Valenti School of Communication, August 2009 to present 

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Selected Publications

  • Butler, B., & Sagas, M. (2006, June). Internet coverage of high school athletic websites. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Sosa, J., Butler, B., & Sagas, M. (2006). The influence of person-organization fit and job satisfaction on organizational turnover in coaching. Paper presented at the annual conference of the North American Society for Sport Management, Kansas City, Mo. 

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Honors

  • Houston Chronicle headline of the month, March 2010.
  • Infographics, first place in Class AA from the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors, 2000
  • Headline Writing, honorable mention in Class AA from the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors, 2000

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Affiliations and Links

  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • Association for Women in Sports Media
  • North American Society for Sport Management
  • Society for News Design
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • Texas Sports Writers Association

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