Meet Robert Winsler
Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication
Phone: (813) 257-3916
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
2011 University of Tampa, B.A.
2014 University of South Florida, M.A.
2018 University of Florida, Ph.D.
Introduction to Organizational Communication
Communication and Media Ethics
Principles of Advertising
Digital Communication and Society
Mass Media and Society
Robert Winsler's academic research focuses on sports. He studies many aspects of business in sports media, but specifically how television network competitors to ESPN choose different styles of programming to gain an edge. He was a freelance writer in the Tampa Bay Times sports department from 2008-2013, mainly covering high school football.
Winsler has extensive professional experience in public affairs. He has worked with issue-based advocacy groups, state government agencies and candidate campaigns. His company, Winsler Consulting, has served as the campaign management firm overseeing all aspects of campaigning including message strategy and advertising on more than a dozen political elections.
He brings his decade-plus political operations background, entrepreneurial experience and sports media knowledge to each class by infusing textbook teachings with pragmatic business and current affairs realities.