Chris Bacon

School of Journalism - Broadcast Journalism
Executive producer, KUJH-TV
Primary office:
2065 Dole
University of Kansas
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045-7515

Chris Bacon is the executive producer of KUJH-TV and also a Ph.D. student. He has spent over 10 years in the communications field as a television journalist and PR professional. His research interests include sports media and broadcast journalism education. Chris received his bachelor's degree from Murray State University and his master's degree from the University of Illinois.


University of Kansas:  Honorable Mention for Graduate Teaching (2013)

Selected Publications

Reinardy, S. & Bacon, C. (2014). Feast and famine? Local TV news workers expand the offerings but say they are hungry for quality journalism. Journal of Media Practice, 15(2): 133-145. 

Selected Work


  • Sports media
  • Journalism education
  • Image repair for high-profile athletes