Scott Patterson










Governor: 2016-2018, 2018-2020

SCOTT PATTERSON, Ph.D, Professor, San Francisco

Scott Patterson is very interested in serving the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, San Francisco Chapter as a Governor.  Scott brings over 30 years of experience in electronic media higher education (20 years at San Francisco State University), industry experience as a recording engineer and producer for WGBH and NPR, prior service on the governing boards for other academic and industry associations, and a strong desire to build pipelines between the television industries and educational institutions (particularly K-12, community college, and 4-year institutions). His primary teaching and research responsibility is at the intersection of the markets, technologies, and policies of interactive media. Scott’s work has been funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce (NTIA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) and has been published in The American Behavioral Scientist, The Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, the Journal of Media Economics, and in several books. Most recently he has served as Chair of the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA) Department at San Francisco State University and as Director of the California State University Chancellor’s Entertainment Industry Initiative.  Scott asks for your support in this election and hopes to serve our chapter well.