Len O'Kelly

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Title: Visiting Professor

Field of Study: Broadcasting

Office: 165 LSH

Phone: 616-331-8174

Email: okellyle@gvsu.edu


Len O'Kelly joins the School of Communications as Visiting Professor of Broadcasting after spending 25 years in radio.  He has served as a news director, twice as a production director in Chicago and has programmed a number of radio stations in locations as close as Grand Rapids, MI and as far away as Gisborne, New Zealand. He has also served as an on-camera meteorologist for WYIN-TV in northwest Indiana, and has performed countless commercial and industrial voiceovers.

O'Kelly also serves as the faculty advisor for Grand Valley’s student-run radio station WCKS “The Whale”  and for Grand Valley’s student-run television station GVTV.


Introduction to Radio, Survey of Electronic Media, Beginning Television Studio Production, Issues in Communication.


B.E.S., Lewis University

M.S., Grand Valley State University