Roger L. Sadler Western Illinois University, USADr. Roger L. Sadler is a full professor in the Department of Communication-Broadcasting at Western Illinois University in Macomb. He has been at WIU since 1990. Before that, he was an associate instructor at Indiana University and an instructor at the University of Central Oklahoma. He has a BA in Communications/English from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, an MA in Journalism from the University of Missouri, and PhD in Mass Communication from Indiana University.
Dr. Sadler has worked in the broadcasting field since 1979 when he got his first on-air job at his hometown radio station in Gouverneur, New York. Since then, he has worked as a DJ, producer, news reporter, news anchor, and faculty adviser at more than a dozen radio and TV stations in New York, Missouri, Oklahoma, Indiana, and Illinois. Presently, he is a weekend DJ on WJEQ-FM in Macomb, Illinois and works during the summer months as a news reporter for WQAD-TV in Moline, Illinois.