From the Summer Forensics Institute to National Championships, the Bradley Speech Team brings in a strong amount of media coverage from a wide variety of media outlets.  Along with the national recognition brought to Bradley University at tournaments throughout the year, the Speech Team’s success puts Bradley in the national spotlight with media coverage from major publications like National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition and the front page of the Chicago Sun Times.

Characterized in the Media

  • “The most successful extracurricular team in history”---Associated Press
  • “It’s an intercollegiate legacy with more championship team titles than the Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, UCLA, and Indiana basketball teams combined.”---Chicago Sun Times
  • “Forget NCAA Titles, This School Dominates Spoken Word”---National Public Radio
  • “The Bradley Speech Team has earned an unmatched record of…national speech championships.”---Forbes Magazine
  • “Crowned the National Champion”---Peoria Journal Star

National and Chicago Media

Sample Peoria Media and County Board Proclamation

Sample Bradley Media