Associate Professor of Electronic Media, Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
As an educator, I am interested in serving on the board to help play a role in building a strong and vibrant community of professionals in television in our region. With my years of working with young journalists at the University of Nevada, Reno – and opportunities to work in positions of leadership there – I am eager to bring that experience to this professional board, and to learn from the board in order to make our programs better. I have two decades of television experience as a journalist, documentary filmmaker and educator. I’m an associate professor at the University of Nevada, Reno where I teach video journalism and documentary filmmaking. I’ve directed a number of documentary films which have shown in festivals and aired on public television. Prior to working in documentary, I started my career at the CBS affiliate in Little Rock and then worked internationally as a TV journalist in Asia and West and Central Africa. I have a BA in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an MFA in Film from American University in Washington, D.C. I’m currently on the board of the University Film and Video Association.