Brady Teufel

Professor, Department Chair

Brady Teufel

Office| Bldg 26, Rm. 228A

Phone| 805-756-6738


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Brady Teufel teaches courses in multimedia journalism and is the adviser for, the award-winning student media portal at Cal Poly. Teufel earned his B.A. in sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and his M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Teufel's work experience includes stints a reporter, photojournalist, graphic designer, web designer and social media consultant. His teaching interests span from writing and photography, to coding and VR. Along with a love for words and pictures, Teufel enjoys traveling and is a dual citizen of New Zealand and the U.S. as well as a San Luis Obispo native.

Refereed Publications

Howe, Patrick and Teufel, Brady. “The Best Medium for the Story: A Case Study of Integrated Student Media.” College Media Review 56.1: 50-55 (2019)

Howe, Patrick and Teufel, Brady.“Native Advertising and Digital Natives: The Effects of Age and Advertisement Format on News Website Credibility Judgments.” #ISOJ Journal 4 (1): pp. 78-90 (2014)

Teufel, Brady and Loving, Bill.“Forum Selection in Social Media.” Journal of Social Sciences Research: pp. 63-81 (2011)

Teufel, Brady and Loving, Bill.“False Impressions: How Digital Editing is Altering Public Discourse.” Global Science and Technology Forum Journal of Law and Social Sciences 3 (1): pp. 110-118 (2012)

Teufel, Brady.“Using WordPress to Teach Digital Literacy.” Academic Exchange Quarterly 14.4: pp. 8-13 (2010)

Awards & Recognition

Journalism Educator of the Year — 4-Year Division (2018)
Award recognizes leadership and support that goes beyond the journalism program and has impact across campus, community and local or regional associations. Awarded by The California Journalism & Media Affiliates. 

Terrance Harris Mentorship Award (2017)
One of seventeen other mentors from around the university recognized for providing exceptional guidance and mentorship to a student. 

Best Paper Award (2014)
Organization of Social Science and Behavioral Research International Conference. Paper title: “Forum Selection in Social Media.”

Digital Journalism

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