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Wendy Brunner

Wendy Brunner

Wendy Brunner,
Associate Professor of Mass Communications
Mass Comm


Wendy Brunner joined OCU's Mass Communications department in 2011. Her major area of teaching is broadcasting.  

Brunner's professional experience began as a news anchor, reporter and producer at KNAZ-TV in Flagstaff, Arizona. She moved to Tupelo, Mississippi, to join the NBC/Fox affiliate WTVA/WLOV-TV as an evening anchor. While there, Brunner won several Associated Press awards for local news reporting.  

Brunner was also a morning news anchor at Orlando's 24-hour local news station, Central Florida News 13, where she covered all four hurricanes that devastated the area in 2004. Brunner's teaching career began while she was anchoring in Orlando; she taught broadcast journalism at the University of Central Florida and later at the University of Florida.  

Brunner holds an M.A. in Mass Communications and a B.A. in Radio/Television Communication, both from UCF. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D.  

In her spare time Wendy is an avid reader, news junkie, lover of social media, and a rabid college football fan. She enjoys yelling at the TV during football season with her husband, Walter, and their beautiful daughter, Isabella.

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Oklahoma City, OK 73106