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Bob Schaller

 

     

        

     

     

    

     

     

     

     

     

     

    

    

   

 

 

Bob Schaller

 

Education:

BA, Colorado State University, Technical Journalism (1988)

MA, University of Wyoming, Communication (2007)

Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Mass Communication (2009)

 

Academic/Conference Papers:

Oct. 16, 2008: Watson Conference at the University of Louisville

accepted paper, "Digital Storytelling," for conference.

Feb. 12, 2008:Real-Time News and Media

Polling” accepted for the America Pop Culture Association’s

Technical Communication Conference at the University of New Mexico.

Jan. 11, 2007: Media Ecology paper, “Litorality: A

new hybrid spoken-written language for cell phone text-messaging

and Internet instant-messaging” was chosen for presentation at the

“International Media Conference” in Athens, Greece, May 21-22, 2007.

 

Publications

Books by Bob Schaller

 

Out now:

 

Baehr, C., & Schaller, B. (2009). Writing for the Internet: A guide to real communication in virtual space. Boston: Greenwood Academic Press.

 

Schaller, B. (2009). Kanye West: A Biography. Boston: Greenwood Press:

 

Schaller, B. (2009). The Everything Kids Basketball Book. Boston: Adams

Media.

 

Also in print:

 

Schaller, B. (2008). Michael Phelps: The Untold Story of a Champion.

New York: St. Martin's Press.

 

DeMaria, H., & Schaller, B. (2008). What Though the Odds: Haley Scott's

Journey of Faith and Triumph. Kearney, NE: Cross Training Publishing.

 

Martin, D. & Schaller, B. (2008). The Complete Idiot’s Guide to

Running Injury-Free. Indianapolis: Penguin-Alpha.

 

Budin, S., Lang, B., & Schaller, B. (2007). Bets, Drugs and Rock and Roll.

New York: Skyhorse Publishing.

 

Gardner, R., & Schaller B. (2005). Never Stop Pushing.

New York: Avalon/Carroll & Graf.  

 

            Hamilton, B., Schaller, B., Petty, R., Waltrip, D. (2002). Up to Speed: Inside

            NASCAR’s Number 55 Square D Racing Team. Grand Island, NE:  Cross Training

            Publishing.

 

            Briscoe, M., Schaller, B., & Shula, D. (2002). The First Black Quarterback.

           Grand Island, NE: Cross Training Publishing.

 

            Lubick, S., & Schaller, B. (2002). Not So Fast, Sonny: Chasing Dreams while

            Keeping Perspective. Grand Island, NE: Cross Training Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (2002). Mystery in Massachusetts. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

            House.

 

            Schaller, B. (2002). California Gold Rush Fever. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

            House.

 

            Schaller, B. (2002). A season to Remember: One Year Inside the University of

            Nebraska Football Program. Grand Island, NE: Cross Training Publishing.

 

            Schaller B. (2002). Faith of the Sooners. Grand Island, NE: Cross Training

            Publishing.

     

            Heupel, J., Switzer, B., Stoops, B., & Schaller, B. (2001). The Road to Glory: My

            Path of Faith to Oklahoma and a National Championship. Grand Island, NE: Cross

            Training Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (2001). Treasure in Texas. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

            House.

 

            Schaller, B. (2001). The Great Florida Chase. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

            House.

 

            DeBerry, F., Schaller, B. & Hennings, C. (2000). For God and Country: Foundations of Faith.

            Grand Island, NE: Cross Training Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B., et al. (2000). The Olympic Dream and Spirit, Volume III. Grand Island, NE:

            Exhusker Press/United States Olympic Committee (licensee)

 

            Schaller, B. (2000). Crime in a Colorado Cave. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

            House.

 

            Schaller, B. (2000). Adventure in Wyoming. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

            House.

     

            Schaller, B. (2000). Message in Montana. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

            House.

 

            Schaller, B. (2000). South Dakota Treaty Search. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book

            House.

 

            Crum, D., Schaller, B., Wooden, J., & Majerus, R.  (2000). The State of the Game:

            Thirty Years of Life Lessons through College Basketball. Grand Island, NE: Cross

            Training Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (2000.) The Adventures of Jack and Diane. Lincoln, NE: Author’s

            Choice Press.

 

            Schaller, B., et al. (1999). The Olympic Dream and Spirit, Volume I. Grand Island, NE:

            Exhusker Press/United States Olympic Committee (licensee).

 

            Schaller, B. (1999). The Olympic Dream and Spirit, Volume II. Grand Island, NE:

             Exhusker Press/United States Olympic Committee (licensee).

 

            Schaller, B., & Solich, F. (1999). I played for Coach Osborne. Lincoln, NE:

            Nebraska Book Company.

 

Walker, K., & Schaller, B. (1999). Roar of Silence. Grand Island, NE: Cross

Training Publishing.

 

Frazier, T., Schaller, B., Osborne, T., & Spurrier, S. (1999). Touchdown Tommie.

Grand Island, NE: Cross Training Publishing.

 

            Darlington, G., Schaller, B., & Fell, P. (1999) Football 101, Football fundamentals.

            Grand Island, NE: Cross Training Publishing.

 

Clark, B., & Schaller, B. (1999) Movin' On: My life in the NFL. Lincoln, NE: Cross

Training Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (1999). The Top Stars of NASCAR, Volume I. Grand Island, NE: Cross

            Training Publishing.

     

            Gustafson, R., Schaller, B., & Dravecky, D. (1999). Fully Armed: Turning a Setback into a

            Comeback. Omaha, NE: Back to the Bible Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (1999). The Arlingtons, South Dakota. Grand Island, NE: Cross Training

            Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (1999). The Arlingtons, Colorado. Grand Island, NE: Cross Training

            Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (1999) The Top Stars of NASCAR, Volume II. Grand Island, NE: Cross

            Training Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (1998). The Arlingtons, Montana. Grand Island, NE: Cross Training

            Publishing.

 

            Schaller, B. (1998). The Arlingtons, Wyoming. Grand Island, NE: Cross Training

            Publishing.

 

            Beebe, D., Schaller, B., Favre, B., & White, R. (1998). More than a Ring: Don Beebe's unlikely path to the

            NFL and a world championship. Green Bay, WI: Angel Press.

     

Professional work:

Oct. 1, 2007: Bob Schaller’s book Bets, Drugs and Rock and Roll released worldwide from Skyhorse Publishing.

July 28, 2006: Bob Schaller’s book, Never stop Pushing, from Avalon, was selected by the CBS Early Show as a “Top Summer Read.”

Fall 2006: With a student-evaluation average of 4.79 on a scale of 5.0, Schaller was the among the highest rated instructors in Arts and Sciences at the University of Wyoming, despite a two-class mean of 73.4 percent.

Spring 2007: With an evaluation of 4.81, Schaller was for the second semester in a row among the highest rated instructors in Arts and Sciences at the University of Wyoming.

  

Awards, 15 (newspaper):

Including national award, Enterprise Reporting from Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE), honorable mention; Associated Press Feature Story of the Year; Nebraska Press Association Columnist of the Year; Section of the Year, NPA; Feature story of the year, NPA; Breaking News Story of the Year (NPA, AP); General Excellence (twice, entire paper earned honor); Heisman Trophy Voter (1996).

 

Fifteen years as editor/writer/copy editor at three daily newspapers, including 10 as editor (managing editor or sports editor); author of 36 published books (view at amazon.com or bn.com).

 

Currently a contributing writer for several magazines and online news sites, including: Skating, Splash Magazine, USA Gymnastics and USA Hockey Magazine. 

 

Reporter, Barstow (Calif.) Desert Dispatch (covered school board, city government, court beats) (1988-1989). Covered education beat during transition in city’s development as families with kids who were in gangs moved from Los Angeles to Barstow to “escape” the gang culture. This of course brought an entire new issue to Barstow’s community.

 

Copy editor/Associate section editor, Antelope Valley (Calif.) Daily Press (1989-1991). First six months served as news copy editor before taking over as associate sports editor, where I assigned story coverage for a staff of eight, managed the sports copy desk and laid out the section and edited all copy and wrote headlines five nights per week.

           

Sports editor/columnist at Scottsbluff (Neb.) Star-Herald, 1991-1997. Managed staff, produced story coverage and assignments, laid out pages and wrote headlines and cutlines. Edited copy nightly, encouraged and developed young writers and copy editors.

 

Copy editor/Contributing writer, Colorado Springs Gazette, Feb. 1999 to April, 2006. Produced feature stories and business-sports stories for daily newspaper. As copy editor in 1999 and 2001, I edited staff and wire copy, wrote headlines and cutlines, and designed pages.

 

Reviews (available, and posted on this Web site):

Books have been reviewed by: Major media, including Newsday, USA TODAY, Dallas Morning News, Indianapolis Star, Orlando Sentinel, Colorado Springs Gazette, Denver Post, Casper Star-Tribune, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Omaha-World Herald, Great Falls Tribune, Bozeman Chronicle, Salt Lake City Deseret News, Jackson Hole Guide, Fort Collins Coloradoan, Topeka Capital-Journal, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Amarillo Globe-News, Livingston Enterprise, Gering Courier, Scottsbluff Star-Herald, Lincoln Journal-Star, North Platte Telegraph, Grand Island Independent, and Billings Gazette. TV appearances on 9News Denver, ABC-13 Colorado Springs-KRDO; KKTV Colorado Springs Channel 11-CBS, KOAA-NBC Pueblo-Channels 5/30 and more than two-dozen network affiliate appearances in Montana, Colorado, Kansas, Iowa, Texas and Missouri, as well as being the featured author on C-Span2's Book TV (full tape available upon request).

 

References available upon request