BTJA Member Profile

David Bianculli

Primary Outlet:
"Fresh Air" NPR
Additional Outlets:
TV Worth Watching
Biography:
David Bianculli has been the TV critic for National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air,” where he also appears as occasional guest host, since 1987. He’s worked as a TV critic for newspapers in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York (in that order), most recently for the New York Daily News from 1993-2007. Currently, he is editor and columnist the online magazine TV Worth Watching -- www.tvworthwatching.com -- which he launched in 2007. Bianculli has a B. S. in Journalism and an M. A. in Journalism and Communications, both from the University of Florida. He has written three books – Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,’ Teleliteracy: Taking Television Seriously and Dictionary of Teleliteracy. He now teaches TV and film as a full-time associate professor at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey.