Brett Williams

PhD Student and Graduate Assistant

Department of Communication



M.B.A., York College of Pennsylvania, 2020

B.A. in Mass Communication, York College of Pennsylvania, 2018


Brett Williams is a seasoned media professional with a diverse background. He made his mark at WVYC 88.1 FM as both a host and as the station’s Program Director. Over time, he ascended to the role of Student General Manager. 

Post-college, Brett transitioned to the Sinclair Broadcast Group, where he started as an Inventory Specialist and later advanced to the Advertising Support Operations Assistant Manager role. He then gained experience in the field of TV advertising as an Assistant Media Buyer at Cadent. 

Brett is a member of Lambda Pi Eta and has a keen interest in researching the effects of social media and computer-mediated communication on interpersonal relationships, generational disparities among users, and the intricate connections between social interactions, cognition, and emotions.

Courses Taught:

  • COMM 1000 – The Process of Communication

  • COMM 2700 – Digital Production

  • COMM 4979 – Digital Portfolio

Contact Information
Mailing Address337 Mansfield Road, Unit 1259, Storrs, CT 06269-1259