derek wood

Derek Wood

WRDL General Manager
Building: 
Center for the Arts
Office Number: 
215-G

Bio

Derek Wood is the General Manager of 88.9-FM WRDL, Ashland University’s award-winning, student-run radio station. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member in JDM, teaching both Basic and Advanced Audio Production, as well as Radio Production and Programming. He has received a Bachelors Degree in Digital Media Journalism and Sport Communication with a minor in Digital Media Production from Ashland University as well as a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from Kent State University.

In addition to WRDL, he is currently working professionally at 104.5-FM WQKT in Wooster, Ohio. He works frequently with both WQKT and SportsTime Ohio as a play-by-play sports broadcaster. Other professional experience includes audio editing, board operations, and on-air announcing. His work in sports broadcasting has been recognized by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System, having been awarded first place in the country in 2017.

Education

M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication, Kent State University
B.A. Digital Media Journalism/Sport Communication, Ashland University

I work in...

Ashland University’s Journalism & Digital Media Department is the only fully integrated media program in the state of Ohio. We offer an innovative, state-of-the-art converged media education experience for today’s digital storytellers. Students immerse themselves in print... Read More

Events

Oct
22
Book Discussion: Our Kids-The American Dream in Crisis. Dauch 115...Read more
Oct
23
Maggie Smith is the author of three books of poetry:...Read more
Oct
27
The Ashland University Choir, Women's Chorus and the Ashland Area...Read more
Oct
28
Ashland University Theatre will hold auditions for its Spring 2019...Read more
Nov
2
The Ashland University Department of Music and the Eagle Marching...Read more