Henry M. Radcliff III

Media Producer/Director, Instructor

Former Illinois Public Media Producer


Henry M. Radcliffe III is a veteran from Chicago and a graduate of the University of Illinois with  degrees in Broadcast Journalism and German Culture and History. He started working at WILL-TV as a student production assistant in 1979 and retired over 30 years later as the Community Engagement Producer. Media production has opened many doors for him. He’s worked all over the state of Illinois and traveled twice to Africa, working with governors, scientists, actors, professors, doctors, teachers and students, on professional and educational media projects. He has helped create training projects taught in local schools and worked with educators and students at all grade levels. After retiring from Illinois Public Media, He has been teaching media and work on improving his photography skills. Being a part of the C-HeARTS project has expanded his knowledge of Digital Storytelling and allowed him to learn more about his community and how he can help make Champaign-Urbana a better place to live.

“I love that the community is small enough to have a small town feel but the University helps us have a richer existence, if we can take advantage of what it has to offer.”

Supported by Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities