Matthew Cunningham - Columbia College Chicago

Matthew Cunningham

Assistant Professor of Instruction


Matt Cunningham is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Radio Program of the Communication Department of Columbia College Chicago and faculty advisor for the student run radio station WCRX. He has over 20 years experience as a multimedia producer and radio educator in the Chicago market.  His awards include 2 Lisagor Awards, a GLAAD Award, an Associated Press Award and a James Beard Award for Best Podcast.  Besides his work at Columbia, he has been the editor of podcasts, monthly lecture series at the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago and creator of numerous exhibition productions for museums.

Instructional Areas

Podcasting, Radio, Interviewing


B.S., Journalism/Mass Comm-Public Relations Kansas State University 1992
M.A., Specialized Journalism University of Southern California 2009