Assistant Professor of Communication, GCTV Advisor
BS, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2003
FiveCore Media - Professional video company initiative which provides hands-on training for Goshen College communication students while producing professional-quality videos for FiveCore clients.
- COMM. 195 – TV Reporting & Videography
- Focuses on television news reporting, basic news videography and newscast studio operations.
- COMM. 212 – Broadcast Media Production I
- An introduction to broadcast media production with an emphasis on audio and video production. The primary goal of the course is the development of the necessary skills and understandings needed to create effective broadcast media messages.
- COMM. 312 – Broadcast Media Production II
- Advanced study of broadcast media production with an emphasis on audio and video production.
- COMM. 260 – Broadcast Writing
- Students study the principles, forms and techniques of writing for broadcast media.
- COMM 314 Broadcast Media Production III
- The primary focus of this course is on advanced integration of audio and video elements in program-length productions.
- COMM. 202 – Oral Communication
- Practical experience in a variety of activities including interpersonal communication, public speaking, small-group communication, persuasion and nonverbal communication.
Honors & Awards
- Nominated for Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA) Spectrum Award for Feature/Use of Medium as an Anchor/Reporter at WLFI News Channel 18.
- Won 2nd Place for Best Enterprise Story, Indiana Associated Press (AP) as an Anchor/Reporter at WLFI News Channel 18.
- 1st place in State Competition in Broadcasting Category for the Indiana High School Forensic Association.
Memberships, Training, and Associations
Memberships & Associations
• Current Member of Broadcast Education Association
• Current Member of Schuyler Ave. Wesleyan Church
- 2010, 2011
- Broadcast Education Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
- 2010, 2011
- National Association of Broadcasters Conference Show Floor, Las Vegas, NV.
- Trained in iNews Professional Newsroom Software.
- Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) National Emcee Training, Las Vegas, NV.
- Assistant Professor of Communication
FiveCore Media Executive Director, Goshen College
- Morning News Anchor and Reporter, WLFI TV-18 (CBS)
- Community Program Coordinator, WIWU-TV51, Indiana Wesleyan University
- Associate Page Layout Tech, Wiley and Sons Publishing