Department of Communication Studies

Fast Forward Workshop Features Hawkeye Radio Voice Gary Dolphin as Keynote Speaker

Gary Dolphin, announcer for football and men's basketball at the University of Iowa will team up with Gary Rima, announcer for UNI football and basketball, to deliver the keynote address as the 8th annual Fast Forward electronic media workshop at UNI.

"Fast Forward: Race Past the Competition," an electronic media workshop that brings together academics and media professionals, will be hosted at the University of Northern Iowa on Friday, Oct. 19, in Lang Hall. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with workshops, lunch, discussion and speakers to follow. The event concludes at 2:45 p.m.  rima

The Fast Forward workshop will provide broadcast and electronic media students with training and information from media consultants, reporters, production specialists and news directors. Interactive sessions will be offered in a variety of settings to help students prepare for media careers.

For more information and for registration options, visit For additional information, contact Ronnie Bankston, associate professor of communication studies, at 319-273-6244 or The event is sponsored by the UNI Department of Communication Studies and the Iowa Broadcasters Association.

Voice of the Hawkeyes, Gary Dolphin, pictured above. 
Voice of the Panthers, Gary Rima, pictured right.