Professor, Journalism and Media Communication


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  • Position:

    • Professor, Journalism and Media Communication
  • Concentration:

    • Primary focus is Video Production and Broadcast News
  • Department:

    • Journalism & Media Communication
  • Education:

    • M.A., Broadcast Journalism/Public Affairs
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Positions:  Professor and former Department Chair, Journalism and Media Communication, CSU; Former Interim Vice President, Marketing and Communications, CSU;  Senior Faculty Fellow and Program Director, Institute for Education in International Media; Former Academic Representative, Board of Directors, Rocky Mountain Student Media Corporation; Immediate Past Council Member, Accrediting Council for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC); Past President, Broadcast Education Association; Academic Dean, Semester at Sea, spring 2019.

Education: M.A., Broadcast Journalism/Public Affairs, The American University; B.A., Technical Journalism, Colorado State University; Scripps Howard Leadership Adacemy, Louisiana State University.

Professional experience: Reporter, photojournalist, producer and anchor for television; independent producer of documentaries, educational and corporate videos.

Specialty areas: News coverage and journalist behavior in coverage of significant events, especially as it relates to coverage of sensitive issues involving victims of crime and tragedy. Also, production techniques and practices in television news, documentary and corporate video production.


Select Projects:

Semester at Sea Advanced Documentary Photography Class Final Projects (2019): Portfolio Video

Vimeo Collection

Urbino, Italy Study Abroad Multimedia Stories (2018):  Urbino Project

Historical Documentary (2006):  Stand Out, Step Up, Get Down!

Documentary Production Class Project (Will Baker, Ben Ward, Alex Huff):  Subdermal

Documentary Production Class Project (Kyle Rasmussen, Emily Luft, Karen Du):  Awake

Oklahoma City Bombing Trials Legacy Documentary (1998):  Media on Trial

Educational Video:  Creating an Effective Television Story

Legacy Documentary Series, Florida's toughest prison (WINK-TV, 1985):  No Place Like Home

Journalists and Coverage of Tragedy (2005):  How Do You Feel?

Legacy Documentary Series:  Extraterrestrial Believers