Bio + CV

Geri Alumit Zeldes, Ph.D., a tenured Professor in Michigan State University’s School of Journalism, has a dozen best paper awards from international communication associations and 100+ honors and screenings for her documentary films and other creative scholarship that include the Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for coverage of social justice issues from the Asian American Journalists Association, Radio Television Digital News Association Edward R. Murrow and Unity awards, two national Broadcast Education Association Best of Festival Awards, Top 25 Public Vote recognition for an exhibit in ArtPrize, three regional Emmys ®, and a handful of Society of Professional Journalists, Michigan Association of Broadcaster and Michigan Associated Press Editors’ Association awards. Zeldes obtains small- and mid-sized grants to support her work as well as the work of her creative teams. She was also invited to speak at two Tedx events and featured for her social justice scholarship on MSU’s “Spartans Will” campaign.

tenure appointment

Professor. MSU School of Journalism, 2017-present

Associate Professor. MSU School of Journalism, 2010-present

Assistant Professor. MSU School of Journalism, 2004-2010

Director of Graduate Studies. MSU School of Journalism, spring 2014-present

Faculty Excellence Advocate. College of Communication Arts & Sciences, spring 2017-present

education

Ph.D. in Mass Media. MSU — 2000

Dissertation: Church and Press Interactions in the Philippines: The Case of the 1986, 1992 and 1998 Presidential Elections.

M.A. in Journalism. Indiana University, Bloomington — 1994

Project: A five-part series published in the “Indiana Daily Student” on Asian and Asian American businesses.

B.A. in English & Communication. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor — 1992

NOTE: Peer-reviewed or refereed items with a “*”. Significant outreach component with a “**” Both “***”

creative scholarship: 13 Documentary films, 2 radio series, 1 Video Series, 1 comic book

“FLINT MED” – DIRECTOR & PRODUCER, IN PRODUCTION (not in film count because it is in progress)**

This documentary film is about third and fourth-year medical students in the College of Human Medicine participating in its Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved Program in Flint. The film follows students as they engage with city residents devastated by the lead water crisis. https://youtu.be/rTF-oYMxfCU

“Hubert: His story” – DIRECTOR, PRODUCER & photographer,** JANUARY 2017

Flint Resident Hubert Roberts, a former inmate who uses his story and history to teach students in his city about their cultural heritage, is the hero or antihero of this documentary. https://hubertdocumentary.com/ Michigan Radio: http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-mans-path-prisoner-mentor-inspires-new-documentary-comic-book

“Growing up Flint-style” – consultant,** JANUARY 2017

This comic book features a high school student tasked with covering his family’s history. Interwoven in his personal history is the mention of significant events in the civil rights movement for Black Americans.

“Run jump paddle” – executive producer & reporter, may 2016*

One runner, one skydiver and one paddle boarder encounter the animals in themselves as they engage in sports to an extreme degree. In this documtentary, they battle the environment and one faces death as he runs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SC8PAHSIJY&feature=youtu.be

http://cas.msu.edu/comartsci-brings-home-5-emmy-awards/

“Wildly incorrect” – executive PRODUCER & reporter, MAY 2016*

This documentary dispels myths about hunting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKQfXpUVs4o

“reclaim” – executive PRODUCER, MAY 2016

Situated in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this documentary film introduces us to scrap artists who are making something beautiful out of recycled materials. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YnbagLMFQ8

Michigan Association Broadcasters College Student Award -2017, Student Emmy Awards – 2017.

“faces of flint” – PRODUCER, reporter & Videographer, april 2016***

This five-part radio documentary and six-part video series focused on Flint residents dealing with lead poisoning in their drinking water. This collaboration between students and faculty in the School of Journalism and WKAR Radio and TV reporters and producers aired on “Current State with Mark Bashore” on WKAR Radio 90.5, an NPR station and videos aired on WKAR-TV, a PBS station. http://wkar.org/faces-flint

April 2016: 5-part radio series that aired on WKAR.

April 11. Maria Braganini & April Van Buren. Rapper Mama Sol uses music to uplift community. WKAR Radio.

http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-rapper-mama-sol-uses-music-uplift-community (9:18)

April 12. Carin Tunney & Mark Bashore. Family touts city’s pockets of promise. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-family-touts-city-s-pockets-promise (9:26)

April 13. Kelley Waterfall & Katie Cook. Hispanic Center meets needs of undocumented immigrants. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-hispanic-center-meets-needs-undocumented-immigrants (7:40)

April 14. Eva Nienhouse & April Van Buren. A mother searches for hope in time of crisis. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-mother-searches-hope-time-crisis (7:59)

April 15. Cheyna Roth & April Van Buren. Entrepreneur sees beyond crisis to brighter future. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-entrepreneur-sees-beyond-crisis-brighter-future (7:07)

April 2016: 6-part video series that aired on WKAR-TV. Created by J-School Students, Faculty and WKAR-TV Staff:

April 11. Hard to Swallow by Mama Sol. WKAR-TV. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-hard-swallow-mama-sol-video (2:30)

April 11. Prince of Peach Missionary. WKAR-TV. http://video.wkar.org/video/2365713019/ (2:30)         

            April 13. St. John Vianney. WKAR-TV. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-st-john-vianney-video (2:30)

April 13. Laura MacIntyre. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-laura-macintyre-video (2:30)

April 13. Hispanic Technology and Community center. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-hispanic-technology-and-community-center-video (2:30)

April 13. Hip Hop 4 Flint. WKAR-TV. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-hip-hop-4-flint-video (2:30)

“that strange summer” – DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, reporter & Videographer, Jan. 2016***

This hour-long documentary – an extension of “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press” – reconstructs the investigation and trial in the 1970s of Filipina Narciso and Leonora Perez, two Filipina nurses accused and convicted of poisoning patients at the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI.  After serving several months in a federal prison, the women were released because the case was dismissed on appeal, citing prosecutorial misconduct. The film also examines news coverage of this highly politicized court case. https://vimeo.com/146243293 password: Narciso. Streaming rights purchased by the Ann Arbor District Library. DVDs purchased by these institutions: University of Michigan and College of William and Mary. The film was selected to debut at the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the Detroit Free Press’ Freep Film Festival. WKAR-TV will broadcast the film in 2017.

“LIVING HISTORY” – DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, REPORTER & VIDEOGRAPHER, JAN. 2016***

This 45-minute documentary features a dozen members of the oldest old who share historical moments that

impacted them and tips on living long and independently. https://vimeo.com/176674392

“the living history project: stories told by michigan’s oldest old” – PRODUCER, reporter & Videographer, Oct. 2014-2016***

This multi-media project spanned consisted of exhibits and media. http://cas.msu.edu/artprize/

ArtPrize Exhibits:

October 2014 “The Living History Project” – DeVos Center: Consists of a dress made of photos from Ronnie Fagin’s life and four videos about residents in Michigan who are 85 years old and older: Ronnie Fagin of Southfield, M. Scott Westerman II of Ann Arbor, Katherine Sadler of West Bloomfield and Edith Dean of Okemos. Winner: Top 25 in Public Vote in the time-based competition. ArtPrize 2014 included 1,536 entries representing 51 countries and 42 U.S. states and territories.  http://youtu.be/2ERF7gNrifg

October 2015 “100 Years of Radios and Stories”: Kilwin’s Ice cream. Displayed a dozen radios and stories from the last century. https://vimeo.com/139956163         

May 2015: 4-part radio series that aired on WKAR. Winner: BEA Best of Festival for Faculty Audio. Of 1538 entries from 220 schools, 18 were recognized with the Best of Festival award.

May 5. MSU’s Living History Project: Helen Glass, 98, of Lansing. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/msu-s-living-history-project-helen-glass-98-lansing                     

May 12. MSU’s Living History Project: Katherine Sattler, 90. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/msu-s-living-history-project-katherine-sattler-90

May 19. MSU’s Living History Project: Domingo Berlanga. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/msu-s-living-history-project-85-year-old-domingo-berlanga-flint

May 26, 2015. MSU’s Living History Project: Rudy Aittama. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/msu-s-living-history-project-96-year-old-rudy-aittama

“football Tailgating: where michiganders love to gather” – co-PRODUCER, dec. 2014

This documentary and website provides a social and economic history of tailgating in the state. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUVpXna3ZJk

“imported from china” – Co-director, sept. 2013*

This half-hour documentary follows Chinese international students who are navigating college and life in the U.S. The film engages issues of acculturation, discrimination and roommate challenges that transcend international borders. https://vimeo.com/95298412

Watermarked version:   https://vimeo.com/77085101 Password: sandboxfilms

“U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the press” – DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, Videographer, Oct. 2013 (not in formal count)***

This half-hour documentary is the original version of the hour-long “That Strange Summer” so it is not in the formal count. However, the film is notable because it received the national Radio Television Digital News Association Unity Award, the 2013 regional Emmy® in the Documentary Cultural Category as well other state awards. https://vimeo.com/69487107 password: Lola

“flint river farm” – co-director, Nov. 2012***

In this documentary, two women from the city’s largest farm battle city government to build a hoop house and get insurance. http://worldchannel.org/programs/episode/urban-gardening/

“flint food fighters” – co-director, Nov. 2011**

A half-hour magazine-style program in which Zeldes interviews a half dozen urban farmers in Flint’s Farmers’ Market. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QN2ldmuXLg

“The kings of flint” – co-director, feb. 2011***

Jacky and Dora King are karate masters and also master farmers. This half-hour film features their karate

students who provide a rap song about urban farming in Flint, which serves as the documentary’s soundtrack. For the Kings, growing food is a business and fulfills a mission to feed the poor of the city. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dx7Hms42B38

“The death of an imam” – director, co-producer and videographer, dec. 2010***

On October 28, 2009, FBI agents shot and killed Imam Luqman Ameen Abdullah in a Dearborn warehouse. It was the first killing of a Muslim religious leader by the U.S. government. This 16-minute documentary examines the news reporting associated with the shooting. It explores the issues at the core of the incident: The allegations of a terrorism conspiracy, the use of FBI informants, and Muslims in the mainstream media. http://www.muslimsubjects.org/deathofanimam/

“Arabs, Jews & the News” – producer, dec. 2009***

This half-hour film explores how the 2006 War in Lebanon caused rallies on the streets of Dearborn and West Bloomfield, magnifying hard feelings between the Arab and Jewish communities. https://vimeo.com/8081752  password: crossfire

traditional scholarship: 22 publications + In Review

Fico, F., Boehmer, J., Zeldes, G.A., Diddi, A., Harrell, C., Chodnicki, A. and Droze, R. (In review). Television Network Bias in Coverage of the 2012 Presidential Campaign: How Network and Reporter Characteristics Predict Imbalanced Treatment of Candidates. ? (not in publication count).*

Ware, J. Zeldes, G. A. and Hoewe, J.  (2015). News as a Cultural Mirror: Historically Black Newspapers Reflecting Public Views of Loving v. Virginia (1967). Journal of Social Issues 71(4): 693-711.*

Zeldes, G. A. & Hale, T. (2014).  The Kings of Flint. Journal of Media Education.  Editor-reviewed journal. 5(4): 5-9. ***

Zeldes, G. A. (2014). U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press. Journal of Video Ethnography. Inaugural issue.***

Diddi, A., Fico, F., & Zeldes, G. A.  (2014). Partisan Balance and Bias in TV Network Coverage of the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Presidential Elections. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 58(2): 161-178.*

Bowe, B., Hoewe, J., & Zeldes, G.A. (2012).  A Lack of Balance: An Examination of Local Newspaper Coverage of the 2006 War in Lebanon and the 2008-2009 War in Gaza,” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. Vol. 32(4): 483-491.*

Zeldes, G. A., Fico, F. & Diddi, A. (2012). “Differences in the Way Broadcast, Cable and Public TV Reporters Used Women and Non-White Sources to Cover the 2008 Presidential Race,” Mass Communication & Society Vol. 15(6): 831-851.*

Bowe, B., Hoewe, J., & Zeldes, G. A.  (2012) “An Andragogical Approach to Developing Dialogic Learning Through Wikis,” Middle East Media Educator.  2: 75-85.*

Bowe, B., Hoewe, J. & Zeldes, G. A.  (2012).  “Using a Wiki to Produce Journalistic Best Practices.”  Communication Teacher. 26(1): 22-32.*

Hoewe, J. and Zeldes, G. A. (2012).  “Overturning Anti-Miscegenation Laws:  News Media Coverage of the Lovings’ Legal Case Against the State of Virginia.”  Journal of Black Studies. 43(4): 427-443.*

Lipowski, J., Zeldes, G. A. & Albers, R. (2011). “Infusing a Documentary Education Ethos.”  Electronic News. 5(2): 132-137.*

Zeldes, G. A. and Fico, F.  (2010). “Broadcast and Cable News Network Differences in the Way Reporters Used Women and Minority Group Sources to Cover the 2004 Presidential Race.” Mass Communication & Society. 13(5): 512-527.*

Zeldes, G. A.  (2009). Maverick, Escort, or Style Setter – TV News Framing of the Candidates’ Spouses During the 2004 and 2008 Presidential Elections. Electronic News. 3(4): 193-213.*

Zeldes, G. A., Fico, F., Carpenter, S. & Diddi, A. (2008). Partisan Balance and Bias in Network Coverage of the 2000 and 2004 Presidential Elections. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. 52(4): 563-580.*

Fico, F., Zeldes, G. A., Carpenter, S. & Diddi A.  (2008). “Broadcast and Cable Network News Coverage of the 2004 Presidential Election:  An Assessment of Partisan and Structural Imbalance.”  Mass Communication and Society. 11(3): 319-339.*

Zeldes, G. A., Fico, F., and Lacy, S.  (2008)  “Context and Sources in Broadcast Television Coverage of the 2004 Democratic Primary.”  Mass Communication and Society. 11(3): 340-346.*

Zeldes, G. A., Fico, F. & Diddi A. (2007).  “Race and Gender:  An Analysis of the Sources and Reporters in Local Television Coverage of the 2002 Michigan Gubernatorial Campaign.”  Mass Communication and Society.  10(3): 345-363.*

Chang, K.K. & Zeldes, G. A.  (2006).  “Media War between Israelis and Palestinians: Uses of News Sources in Four Mainstream U.S. Newspapers.”  Newspaper Research Journal, 27(4): 84-90.*

Zeldes, G. A. & Fico, F.  (2005). “Race and Gender: An Analysis of the Sources and Reporters in the Networks’ Coverage of the Year 2000 Presidential Campaign.”  Mass Communication and Society, 8(4): 373-385.*

Fico, F., Zeldes, G. A. & Diddi A.  (2004). “Partisan and Structural Balance of Local Television Election Coverage of Incumbent and Open Gubernatorial Elections.” Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 81(4): 897-910.*

Zeldes, G. A. (2004). “An Analytical Framework for Fighting CyberHate.”  The Journal of Intergroup Relations, 31(3): 74-86.*

Zeldes, G. A. (2003). “Censoring Terrorism in Media-Discourses in the U.S. & Britain.”  The Journal of Intergroup Relations, 30(2): 3-16.*

Chang, K. K. & Zeldes, G. A. (2002).  “Public Ownership and Market Competition Effects on Newspaper Corporations’ Financial Performance:  A Replication and Challenge.” Newspaper Research Journal, 23(4): 101-107.*

BOOK CHAPTERS and INVITED CONTRIBUTIONS

Hoewe, J., Zeldes, G. A. & Bowe, B. J. (2018, in press). “Who, from where? TV network news coverage of immigration and deportation narratives” in The Trump Presidency, Journalism and Democracy. Routledge.

Zeldes, G. A. (2015). “A Visit with the Kings of Flint: An Update on Jacky and Dora’s Tireless Social Engineering. Transmission. Volume 2, Issue 5.**

Quilliam, E.T., Alhabash, S., and Zeldes, G.A. (2014), “IMC Perspective: Are Social Media Social or Commercial?” in Advertising: An Integrated Marketing Communications Perspective 3rd edition (Australia), George Belch, Michael Belch, G. Kerr and I. Powell. Editors.

Chang, K.K, Salmon, C. T., Lee, BK, Choi, J. & Zeldes, G. A. (2010). The influence of contextual factors on media framing: A cross-national study of news coverage of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).  In G. Golan, W. Wanta & T. Johnson (Eds.), International media communication in a global age (pages of chapter). New York:  Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-99899-4.

50 conference PRESENTATIONS — refereed

Zeldes, G. A. (2017). “Faces of Flint” Refereed Paper Research Session: Creative Research in Visual Communication. Association for the Education of Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference in Chicago, IL.***

Zeldes, G. A. (2017). “Hubert: His Story” Refereed Paper Research Session: Creative Research in Visual Communication. Association for the Education of Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference in Chicago, IL.*** “Faces of Flint” and this project tied for First Place.

Bowe, B.J., Hoewe, J. & Zeldes G.A. (2017). “Flint in the News: How Visual Framing Influenced Informal Education During an Environmental Crisis.” American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.*

Zeldes, G.A. and Schnuth, R. (2017). “Flint Med: Unpacking Layers of Learning as Film Students Follow Medical Students Helping Flint Residents.” American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.***

Zeldes, G. A. (2016). “Hubert: His Story.” Documentary Panel. Documentary division, Broadcast Education

Association (BEA) Convention in Las Vegas, NV.***

Zeldes, G. A., Keilman, L., & Freedman, E. (2015).  “The Living History Project: Stories Told by Michigan’s Oldest Old.” Creative Works Showcase Award. Visual Communication division, Paper. Association for the Education of Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference in San Francisco, CA.***

Zeldes, G. A., Alhabash, S., & Quilliam, E. T. (2014).  “Are Men from Mars and Women from Venus in Terms of Twitter and Facebook Use? And How about Whites and Non-Whites – Are They on Different Planets?” AEJMC, Montreal, Canada.*

Zeldes, G. A. (2014).  “Imported from China” Creative Works Showcase Award. Visual Communication division, AEJMC, Montreal, Canada.***

Zeldes, G. A.  (Oct. 25-27, 2013).  “Imported from China.”  Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs.  Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI.***

Zeldes, G. A.  (Oct. 25-27, 2013).  “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press.” Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs. Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI.***

Alhabash, S., Quilliam, E. T., & Zeldes, G. A.  (2013). Tell Me Who You Are, I Will Tell How You Use Facebook:

Exploring the Relationship Between Motivational Reactivity and Moral Foundations, and the U&G of Facebook. Communication Technology. AEJMC, Washington, D.C.*

Zeldes, G. A.  (June 29, 2013).  “Imported from China.”  Screening. Visual Communication Conference, an AEJMC Division, Steamboat Springs, CO.*

Zeldes, G. A.  (June 29, 2013).  “TheAve.us-Students from the Streets of Lansing, Michigan.”  Visual Communication Conference, an AEJMC Division, Steamboat Springs, CO.***

Zeldes, G. A.  (June 28, 2013).  “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press.”  Visual Communication Conference, an AEJMC Division, Steamboat Springs, CO.***

Quilliam, L., Alhabash, S. & Zeldes, G. A.  (May 31-June 2, 2013).  Are Social Media Social or Commercial?  Exploring the Motivations to Use Facebook and Twitter. American Academy of Advertising Global Conference at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Oahu.*

Zeldes, G. A. and Zeldes, S. S.  (March 18-22, 2013). Assessing the Diffusion of Technologies: A Pre-step to

creating the Michael Communicator or MC.  Poster accepted, but not presented due to pregnancy. Communicating Medical Error Conference in Ascona, Switzerland.**

Diddi, A., Fico, F., & Zeldes, G. A.  (August 10, 2012).  Partisan and Structural Bias:  Broadcast, Cable, and Public Networks’ Coverage of the 2008 Presidential Election. Electronic News division. AEJMC, Chicago, IL.*

Diddi, A., Fico, F., & Zeldes, G. A.  (August 2011).  Partisan Balance and Bias in TV Network Coverage of the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Presidential Elections. Mass Communication and Society Division. AEJMC, St. Louis, MO.*

Bowe, B., Hoewe, J., & Zeldes, G. A. (April 12, 2011). “A Pedagogical Approach to Developing Journalistic Best

Practices Through Wikis,” Poster. BEA Research-in-Progress. Received “Overall Excellence” Award, Las Vegas, NV.*

Zeldes, G. A. (April 29, 2011) “Telling our story through online & video media methods.” National American Arab Journalists Association, Dearborn, MI.***

Zeldes, G. A., Fico, F. & Diddi, A. (April 2011). “Reporter and Source Race and Gender during the 2008 Presidential Campaign across Broadcast, Cable and Public News Networks,” BEA, Multicultural Studies Division.   2nd place Best Paper in the Open Category, Las Vegas, NV.*

Hoewe, J, Bowe, B. & Zeldes, G. A.  (August 5, 2010). “A Pedagogical Response to the Coverage of Islam: A Wiki-Based Best Practices Document for Reporting on Muslims and Islam,” Small Programs Interest Group. AEJMC, Denver, CO.*

Zeldes, G. A.  (January 2010).  Muslims, Jews and The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press:  Coverage of the 2006 War in Lebanon and 2009 Israeli-Palestinian War.”  Islam and the Media, The Center for Media, Religion and Culture, University of Colorado at Boulder.*

Zeldes, G. A.  (April 24, 2009).  Maverick, Escort, or Style Setter – TV News Framing of the Candidates’ Spouses During the 2004 and 2008 Presidential Elections. BEA in Las Vegas, NV.  Received 2nd Best Paper Award in the Gender Division Open Paper Competition.*

Zeldes, G. A. and Fico, F. (April 23, 2009). “Race and Gender: An Analysis of the Sources and Reporters in TV Network and Cable Coverage of the 2004 Presidential Campaign.”  Multicultural Studies division. BEA in Las Vegas, NV.*

Zeldes, G. A. and Albers, R. (November 1, 2008). “Arabs, Jews & the News.” Annual meeting of the Arab American History Conference, Dearborn, MI.*

Zeldes, G. A. and Foley, B.  (August 2008).  “Escorts, Attack Dogs or Style Setters – How Magazine Reporters Covered the 2004 Presidential Candidates’ Wives.”  Poster. Commission on the Status of Women, AEJMC, Chicago, IL.  *

Zeldes, G. A., Fico, F., and Lacy, S.  (August 2007).  “Context and Sources in Broadcast Television Coverage of the 2004 Democratic Primary.”  AEJMC, Washington, D.C.*

Zeldes, G. A., Fico, F., Diddi A. & Carpenter, S.  (August 2007).  “Partisan Balance and Bias in Network Coverage of the 2000 and 2004 Presidential Elections.”  AEJMC, Washington, D.C.  Received 2nd place best faculty paper award from the Radio-TV division.*

Fico, F., Zeldes, G. A., Diddi A. & Carpenter, S.  (November 2006).  “Influence of Nightly News Coverage Imbalance on Candidate Support in Daily Tracking Polls.” Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research Conference, Chicago, IL.*

Zeldes, G. A.  (August 2006).  “Framing the First Ladies in Network and Cable News during the 2004 Presidential Elections.”  AEJMC, San Francisco, CA.*

Fico, F., Zeldes, G. A., Diddi A. & Carpenter, S.  (August 2006).  “Network and Cable News Coverage of the 2004 Presidential Election:  So Who’s Biased?”  Poster. AEJMC, San Francisco, CA.*

Zeldes, G. A., Fico, F. & Diddi A.  (August 2005).  “Race and Gender:  An Analysis of the Sources and Reporters in Local Television Coverage of the 2002 Michigan Gubernatorial Campaign.”  AEJMC, San Antonio, TX.*

Fico, F., Zeldes, G. A. & Diddi A.  (August 2004).  “Partisan and Structural Balance of Local Television Election Coverage of Incumbent and Open Gubernatorial Elections.”  Paper. AEJMC, Toronto, Canada.*

Chang, K.K, Salmon, C. T., Lee, BK, Choi, J. and Zeldes, G. A. (August 2004).  “The Influence of Contextual Factors on Media Framing: A Cross-National Study of News Coverage of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).”  Paper. AEJMC, Toronto, Canada.* 

Chang, K.K., Salmon, C. T., Lee, B.K., Choi, J. and Zeldes, G. A. (May 2004).  “A Cross-National Study of News Coverage of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).”  Paper. International Communication Association (ICA), New Orleans, LA.*

Zeldes, G. A. & Fico, F.  (August 2003).  “Race and Gender:  An Analysis of the Sources and Reporters in the Networks’ Coverage of the Year 2000 Presidential Campaign.”  Poster. AEJMC, Kansas City, MO.*

Zeldes, G. A.  (August 2002).  “Coverage of the Archdiocese of Detroit before and after the Detroit Newspaper Strike.”  Poster. AEJMC, Miami, FL.*

Fico, F. & Zeldes, G. A.  (August 2002). “Network and Local Coverage of the Year 2000 Presidential Election.”  Poster. AEJMC, Miami, FL.*

Chang, K. K. & Zeldes, G. A. (Fall 2001).  “Public Ownership and Market Competition Effects on Newspaper Corporations’ Financial Performance:  A Replication and Challenge.”  Poster. AEJMC, Washington, DC.*

Burke, M. & Alumit, G.  (October 2001). “Does the Geographic Location of a Disease Matter?”  Paper. Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA.*

Chang, K. K. & Alumit, G.  (August 2001). “Public Ownership and Market Competition Effects on Newspaper Corporations’ Financial Performance:  A Replication and Challenge.”  Poster. AEJMC, Washington, DC.*

Alumit, G.  (May 2001).  “A Partisan Pulpit:  Coverage of the Catholic Church in Two Philippines Newspapers.”  Poster. ICA, Washington DC.*

Alumit, G.  (August 2000). “The Absence of Fairness in Two Philippine Newspapers.” Poster. AEJMC, Phoenix, AZ.*

Alumit G.  (November 1998).  “Censoring Terrorism in the Media-Discourses in the U.S. & Britain.” Paper.

National Communication Association, New York, NY.*

Alumit, G.  (April 1998).  “The Adoption of the Digital Video Editor at WKAR-TV, a PBS affiliate, and WSYM-TV, a Fox affiliate.”  Poster. BEA, Las Vegas, NV.*

Alumit, G.  (April 1998).  “Food Lion-Intruding Upon the Lion’s Den.”  Poster. BEA, Las Vegas, NV.*

Alumit G.  (April 1998).  “Telecommunication Reform in the Philippines:  Successes, Failures and Challenges to Ramos’ 2000 Plan.”  Paper. BEA, Las Vegas, NV.*

Alumit, G.  (October 1997). “Examining the Financial Commitment Approach on Local TV News-A Lansing, MI Case Study.” Paper. Communication Research Conference-The Global Village, Athens, OH.*

Alumit, G.  (October 1997).  “Two Lawsuits vs. Press Freedom in Hong Kong.”  Paper. Communication Research Conference-The Global Village, Athens, OH.*

Alumit, G.  (August 1997).  “Al-Amiriya February 13, 1991:  British TV News Standards of Graphic Violence during the Gulf War.”  Paper. AEJMC, Chicago, IL.*

Alumit G.  (August 1997).  “Laws and Ethics Behind the Hidden and Intrusive Camera in TV News.”  Paper

presented. AEJMC, Chicago, IL. Top Student Paper ($100), Radio/TV Journalism Division, including a Research Award from Kappa Tau Alpha, a National Honor Society in Journalism and Mass Communication. *

 

3 invited conference presentations

 

Zeldes, G. A. & Hassan, S. (June 10-11 2010).  Islam, Muslims and Journalism Education (IMAJE) – The Web site and Course.  Addressing the Crisis in Public Knowledge:  Networking Researchers from the Academia in the Public Sphere Grants Program.  Oahu, HI.**

 

Fico, F., Alumit G. & Carter, S.  (August 2001). “Network Coverage of the 2000 Presidential Election.”  Paper

presented during a panel session at the annual meeting of the AEJMC, Washington, DC.

 

Alumit, G.  (August 1998).  “Church and Press Relations in the Philippines.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the AEJMC, Baltimore, MD.

 

4 Accepted Conference Panel Proposals

“Covering a Palin Presidency?  Researchers Predict News Coverage.” At the annual meeting of AEJMC, St. Louis, MO.  August 10, 2011.

 

Visual Journalists Reporting in Asia. At the annual meeting of AEJMC, St. Louis, MO.  August 13, 2011.

News Media Framing of Islam vis-a-vis Documentary Film. At the annual meeting of AEJMC, St. Louis, MO.  August 2011.

Islam, Muslims and Journalism Education (IMAJE) Accepted to Islam and the Media, The Center for Media, Religion and Culture, University of Colorado at Boulder, January 2010.

“The Making of the Documentary:  Arabs, Jews, & the News.” At the annual meeting of the Broadcast Education Association Convention, Las Vegas, NV April 2009.

 

other writing – since Fall 2010

“100 questions and answers about Muslim americans” – guest editor (2014).**

“From pronouncing the word “Muslim” to explaining Islamic holidays, a new guide written by students at Michigan State University aims to educate the public about Muslim Americans at a time when the issue of Muslims in the West is being intensely debated.” https://www.amazon.com/Questions-Answers-Americans-Islamic-Holidays-ebook/dp/B00PUW3W58#navbar

honors & awards – Juried competitions since 2010.

Note: In the section “SERVICE WITHIN BROADER COMMUNITY AND OUTREACH” is a list of documentary films with film festivals. To be selected for a festival is also an honor/award as it is a juried process.

2017     Filipina Women’s Network’s 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award. Innovator & Thought Leader. 14th Filipina Leadership Global Summit.

2017     Creative Works Showcase. Visual Communication. Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. “Hubert, His Story” and “Faces of Flint.” Tied for 1st place. National award.

2017     Workshop proposal “Finding Fund$ for Films” selected for Film School. Traverse City Film Festival.

2017     The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences-39th Emmy Nominations:

2017     Edward R. Murrow Regional Winner (Region 7: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio) “Faces of Flint” – News series, Small Market Radio category. Radio Television Digital News Association. https://www.rtdna.org/article/regional_edward_r_murrow_award_winners_for_2017

Full list of winners is here: See Region 7 – News Series

http://rtdna.org/content/2017_regional_edward_r_murrow_award_winners

2017     Society of Professional Journalists – Detroit Chapter. Excellence in Journalism. April 19. “Hubert, His Story” – 2nd place Television News Special/Documentary, “Faces of Flint” – 2nd place Radio Feature Story.

2017     Michigan Associated Press Broadcast Award – 2nd place – Best in Documentary for “Faces of Flint” April 15. Cheyna Roth & April Van Buren. Entrepreneur sees beyond crisis to brighter future. WKAR Radio. http://wkar.org/post/faces-flint-entrepreneur-sees-beyond-crisis-brighter-future (7:07). Served as executive producer of “Faces of Flint,” the radio documentary and TV series.

2017     Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts’ Award of Excellence in the Faculty Mixed Video Competition. “Hubert, His Story” <Of more than 1400 entries> National award.

2017     Michigan Association of Broadcasters – Broadcast Excellence Award. “Faces of Flint” Best in Special Interest Programming: April 2016: 6-part video series that aired on WKAR-TV. Created by J-School Students, Faculty and WKAR-TV Staff.

2017     Selected for “The People Issue” 2017 of The City Pulse. “Flowers are pretty scarce around New Year´s Day, so we decided to celebrate another spin around the sun by picking a bouquet of 10 interesting people who reflect the variety and vitality of life in Greater Lansing. They´re not necessarily the 10 best or the most famous, but they certainly caught our attention.” http://lansingcitypulse.com/article-14201-The-people-issue.html?current_page=9

2016     Dr. Suzanne Ahn Award for coverage of social injustice. Asian American Journalists Association. “That Strange Summer” and “Imported from China.” National award. <1 of 13 nominations, largest pool of            applicants for the award>.

2016     Workshop proposal “Striking the Right Chords” selected for Film School. Traverse City Film Festival.

2016     Regional Emmy® Nomination in the Documentary History Category. “Living History.”

2016     Honorable Mention – News Special/Documentary. Mark of Excellence Award. Society of Professional      Journalists – Detroit chapter. “Living History.”

2016     Broadcast Education Association’s Best of Festival Award in the Faculty Audio Competition. “The

Living History Project: Stories Told by Michigan’s Oldest Old.” <Of 1538 entries from 220 schools,    18 submissions were recognized with the Best of Festival award.> National award.

2015     Creative Works Showcase Award. Visual Communication. Association for Education in Journalism &       Mass Communication. “The Living History Project.” National award.

2014     ArtPrize. DeVos Place Convention Center. Top 25 Public Vote in the time-based category. “The Living   History Project.” International award. ArtPrize 2014 included 1,536 entries representing 51 countries      and 42 U.S. states and territories.

2014     Radio Television Digital News Association Unity Award. “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press.

National award.

2014     Creative Works Showcase Award. Visual Communication Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. “Imported from China.” Acceptance rate: 33%. National award.

2014     Regional Emmy® in the Documentary Cultural Category. “Imported from China.”

2014     First place – News Special/Documentary. Mark of Excellence Award. Society of Professional Journalists             – Detroit chapter. “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press.

2014     Bronze Telly Award. “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press.” National award.

2013     Regional Emmy® in the Documentary Cultural Category. “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press.”

2013-    PBS WORLD and WTTW selection for “Local USA,” a half-hour, nationally broadcast series “showcasing the 2014 best human interest segments from regional public television as well as independent producers” on urban          farming. “The Kings of Flint” and “Flint River Farm.” National recognition.

2012     Regional Emmy® Nomination in Societal Concerns-Program/Special. “The Kings of Flint.”

2012     Award of Excellence. Broadcast Education Association’s Media Arts Festival. “The Kings of Flint.”       National award.

2012     Best Mini-Doc or Series. Michigan Association of Broadcasters. “The Kings of Flint.”

2011     Best Documentary Finalist – short topic. Detroit Independent Film Festival. “Arabs, Jews & the News.”

2011     Best Short Documentary – Honorable Mention. The Lakes Michigan Film Competition. East Lansing         Film Festival. “The Kings of Flint.”

2011     Best in Show. Tie. Student Sustainability Film Festival in Portland, OR. “The Kings of Flint”

2011     Best of Festival King Foundation Awards and Best of Competition – Faculty Video. Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts. “The Death of an Imam.”

2011     Regional Emmy® nomination in the Documentary Cultural Category. “The Death of an Imam.”

2011     2nd place Best Paper Award in the Open (versus Debut) Category of the Multicultural Studies Division.

“Reporter and Source Race and Gender during the 2008 Presidential Campaign across Broadcast, Cable and Public News Networks.” Presented at the annual Broadcast Education Association Convention          in Las Vegas, NV.

2011     Overall Excellence Award. Bowe, B., Hoewe, J., & Zeldes, G. A. “A Pedagogical Approach to Developing Journalistic Best Practices Through Wikis,” Poster presented at BEA April 12, 2011 in the Research-in-Progress session.

2011     Finalist in Best Documentary category. Detroit Independent Film Festival. “Arabs, Jews & the   News.

2010     Award of Excellence. Broadcast Education Association’s Media Arts Festival. “Arabs, Jews & the         News.” National award.

2010     Film That Heals Award. Manhattan Film Festival. “Arabs, Jews & the News.” National award.

2010     Award of Merit. The IndieFest. “Arabs, Jews & the News.” National award.

2010     Award of Merit. Action Cut Short Film Competition. “Arabs, Jews & the News.” National award.

STUDENT honors & awards – Juried competitions since Fall 2010

2017     Elise Conklin and Amy Wagenaar. “Reclaim.” Short Form Non-Fiction. And, Kelley Waterfall. “Faces of Flint: Hispanic Technology and Community Center.” Public Affairs/Community Service. Michigan Student Emmy Awards.

2017     Chloe Kiple and Lizzy Lafave received 1st place MSU’s UURAF. Category: Communication Arts & Sciences. Digital Media-Section 1. Oral. “Flint Med”

2017     Does Social Media have an Effect on the Way CollegeAged Women View Themselves? Alexis Howell, School of Journalism, Michigan State University Adviser. Broadcast Education Association Grand Plans and Great Expectations Digital Poster Session. April 22, 2017.

2017     Kelley Waterfall. First-place in the Current Events Program category from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Student Awards Competition for “Faces of Flint: Hispanic Technology and Community Center” video

2016     Maria Braganini & Kelley Waterfall received MSU’s UURAF Grand Prize. <2 of 665 projects awarded.> Faces of Flint.”

Students received the 2nd place award for documentary films. Broadcast Education Association Media Arts competition. “Unchecking the Box.”

Recipient of the Golden Award at the World Documentary Awards. “Every Two Minutes.”

2015     Students won the Juried prize. Student Film Festival competition. Detroit Free Press’ Freep Film Festival. “Gay from Gaylord: A Coming-(Out)-of-Age Story”

Students took 1st place in Digital Media-Oral Presentation. MSU’s University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). “Unchecking the Box.”

Official Selection of the Pasadena Film Festival. “Every Two Minutes.”

International Award of Excellences. International Film Festival: Documentary Shorts & Comedy in Jakarta, Indonesia. “Every Two Minutes.”

1st place in ComArtSci Division – Oral Presentation. UURAF. “Every Two Minutes.”

2014     Laura Swanson, the student director of a film, received the 2014 National iAspire Grant . “Every Two Minutes.

1st place in the Digital Media. Oral Presentation. UURAF. “The Art of Art.”

2011-13 Emanuele Berry, one of my students who also worked on several of my documentary film projects, became CAS’ first Featherstone recipient. “The Featherstone Prize seeks to identify the most outstanding graduating senior and is awarded to an MSU student who demonstrates intellectual curiosity as well as a commitment to life-long learning and civic engagement” http://rcah.msu.edu/news-events/news/rcah-student-emanuele-berry-awarded-2012-featherstone-prize. She also received 1st place in the Hearst National Radio News Award competition and the Ed Bradley Scholarship from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

 

honors & awards – NON-Juried since Fall 2010

2015     “Spartans Will” campaign. One of 54 faculty members selected to participate. Featured on billboard        located on Harrison Road and Michigan Avenue.

2015     Teal Ribbon Award, MSU’s Counseling Center Sexual Assault Program” for co-mentoring “Every Two      Minutes,” a student documentary.

2014     Featured as an exemplary MSU-Community program. “The Kings of Flint” and “Flint River Farm.”        Great Lakes Folk Festival.

2012     Recognition for commitment to MSU students. Kappa Delta Sorority and the Confidence Coalition.

2012     “The Engaged Scholar Magazine.”  “Race, Gender, and Politics in Documentary Filmmaking” by Linda      Chapel Jackson.  Vol. 7:  2-3.

2011     National Association of Television Program Executives Faculty Fellowship.

2011-16 Fulbright Specialists Roster, September 2011-2016.

grants AWARDED and Fundraising – $304,950. CAS/JRN Dept. Contribution – $68,113.69

2017     Public registry to connect Flint residents harmed by lead poisoning in the water. PI: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, College of Human Medicine – Flint campus. Part of ComArtSci team that includes: Dr. Kami Silk, Ross Chowles of AD+PR, Susi Elkins of WKAR, and Elizabeth LaPensée of Media & Information. Federal aid package: $14.4 million. Of that, ComArtSci will receive: TBD.

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/08/01/us/ap-us-flint-water-federal-grant.html
MSU Today story: http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2017/public-registry-aims-to-connect-flint-residents-to-needed-care/

2017     Office of Outreach and Engagement. “Flint Med.” $5,000.

2016     MSU’s College of Human Medicine. “Flint Med.” $4,000.

2016     MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, Dean of Graduate Studies, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, School of Journalism, Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, MSU Office of Outreach and Engagement and MSU Alumni Association. “Flint H20/Faces of Flint.” $9,000.

2015     Pulitzer Centennial Campfires Initiative w/ the Michigan Humanities Council. “Michigan Youth Journalism Experience.” $40,000.

2015     Michigan Humanities Council. W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Heritage grant. “Hubert: His-Story.”    $24,970.

2015     MSU’s Knight Center for Environmental Journalism. “Creative Demolition/Reuse.” $3,500.

2015     MSU’s Knight Center for Environmental Journalism. “The Environment of Extreme Sports.” $3,500.

2014     Michigan Humanities Council. National Endowment for the Humanities. “The Living History Project:       Stories Told by Michigan’s Oldest Old.” $15,000.

2013     MSU’s Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives. “Cultural Competency Series.” $19,599.

2013     Michigan Humanities Council. National Endowment for the Humanities. “Football Tailgating: Where        Michiganders Love to Gather.” $14,948.

2012     MSU’s HARP Program. “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press.” $23,676.

2012     Sponsors: Office of International Students and Scholars, International Students and Programs, MSUFCU, Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, Campus Living Services/Residence Life, Culinary Services, MSU Alumni Association and Professor Dawn Pysarchik of the department of Advertising, Public Relations & Retailing. ”Imported from China.” $40,000.

2011     City of Lansing. “ArtsWay-Lansing.” $28,500.

 

2010     Ruth Mott Foundation. “The Kings of Flint.” $49,089.

 

2006     MSU’s Intramural Research Grant Program. “Arabs, Jews & the News.” $24,168.

 

Teaching Experience

Michigan State University, since Fall 2010

 

3 sem.   JRN 108 Honors sec. World of Media

3 sem.   JRN 300 Writing & Reporting II

3 sem.   JRN 306 Radio & TV News

1 sem.   JRN 400 Spartan Newsroom

1 sem.   JRN 408/808 Vocal Health and Performance for Broadcasters

2 sem.   JRN/TC 411 Documentary Design/Production

1 sem.   JRN 492/892 Special Topics: Visual Journalists Reporting in Asia

1 sem.   JRN 492/892 Special Topics: Documentary Filmmaking in the D.

2 sem.   JRN 815 Media Society & Theory

12         JRN 890 Independent Study Students

5          JRN 896 Journalism Professional Project – chair

 

service WITHIN THE ACADEMIC COMMUNITY since Fall 2010

MSU Advising/Mentoring

2015-    Faculty Student Group Adviser

-“OutCasting,” MSU campus bureau. Public radio’s LGBTQ youth program heard on Pacifica Network      stations, 45+ public radio stations in the U.S. and one in Europe.

-“The Big Green,” an MSU campus magazine.

 

2012-16 Faculty Mentor

-Wen Ye, a visiting doctoral student from Yiamen University in China, funded by the China Scholarship   Council.

-Dr. Lourdes Martinez as part of MSU’s Lilly Fellowship.

-Sung-bae Sohn, Director and Producer of the Korean Broadcasting System, the oldest and largest        broadcasting station in South Korea.

 

2010-    M.A. JRN Adviser: Clarence Ball, Paige Boyd, Trixi Beeker, Xinjuan Deng, Joyce-Zoe Farley, Joshua Garvey, Katherine Habrel, Quincy Hodges, Brittany Holmes, Alexis Howell, Scott Eason, Amelia Havanec, Quincy Hodges, Tamra Johnson, Shireen Korkzan, Ruth Krug, Emily Schneider, Christina Strong, Tiffany Williams

 

M.A. ComArtSci Health & Risk Adviser: Amirah Abden.

 

M.A. JRN Committee Member of Professional Project: Qing “Jenny” Zhang, Tyler Oliver, 2017: Alexis Howell, Yuehan Liu

 

M.A. JRN Committee Chair of Professional Project: Clarence Ball, Quincy Hodges, Emily Schneider,       Christina Strong, Tiffany Williams, 2017: Chao “Michelle” Yan, Matt Mika

 

2010-    Media & Information Studies Doctoral Student Adviser: Dr. Mikyeung “Clara” Bae, Tony Cepak

 

M & I Doctoral Dissertation Committee Member. Carol Terracina Hartman

 

African American & African Studies Doctoral Dissertation Co-chair: Joyce-Zoe Farley.

M & I Studies Doctoral Dissertation Chair: Dr. Brian J. Bowe, Dr. Len O’Kelly, Dr.         Naheda Makadmeh

 

2010-    Undergrad Adviser/Mentor

-Summer Research Opportunity Program: 3 students

-Honors College Adviser, 35 students

-UURAF, 36 students.

 

MSU Committees and other service roles

Fall 2017

-Undergraduate Research Committee to revise the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum

 

Spring 2017 University

-Reviewer. Graduate School University Fellowship Selection Committee, which screens nominations for University Distinguished and University Enrichment Fellowship awards.

 

Fall 2016-present. University

Co-chair and chair. MSU’s Humanities and Arts Research Program

 

Fall 2011-present. University

-Reviewer. MSU’s Humanities and Arts Research Program

-Mentor. Dr. Lourdes Martinez as part of MSU’s Lilly Fellowship.

-Reviewer for ReCUR – Honors College Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Journal.

-Book Reviewer.  Reviewed manuscript on the lack of media coverage of Black female victims.                                      Michigan State University Press.

-Athletic Council Member. Subcommittee: Communication and Public Affairs.

 

Fall 2010- present. College

-Faculty Excellence Advocate

-Rep. All-University Awards Committee to select Excellence-in-Teaching Citation. 2x

-Rep. University Committee on Graduate Studies.

-Search Committee Member. Trifecta Assistant or Associate Professor.

-Reviewer. Com Arts & Sciences College Summer Fellowships for graduate students.

-Committee to draft a Professors of Practice policy.

 

Fall 2010-present. School of Journalism

-spring 2017: Ad hoc Committee to determine Excellence Markers.

-Search Committee Chair-5 hires.

-Search Committee Member: 2 hires.

-Broadcast Minor Committee

-Director of Journalism Graduate Studies. MA student enrollment increased in 2014 from six present       students to nine students in 2015 to 20 students in calendar year 2016, a 330% increase over two years           (2 spring semester + 3 summer + 15 fall semester; 7 are BA-MA Linked students; another 3 graduated    from MSU; 5 international, 1 Fulbright.)

-Judge, Best of MSU JRN. Best of MSU TV In-Depth Reporting and General News.

-Research Committee Chair

-Kappa Tau Alpha – MSU chapter adviser

-judge, Best Feature, Detroit High School Journalism Contest

 

 

MSU Screenings & Talks

Summer 2017     “Imported from China” screened in this MSU course: Integrated Studies in Social Sciences 215, sec. 731Social Differentiation and Inequality taught by Adan Quan, assistant professor in anthropology.

April 14-22, 2017 “Urinetown,” a musical with Flint as the backdrop at the Wharton Center. In the Pasant lobby, “Growing up Flint-style,” the comic book, was available. These projects also : “Flint Med” trailer, “Faces of Flint” videos, and Hubert, His Story.

March 1, 2017    Discussant. MSU Libraries Film Series. Screening of “Miss Representation.”

2014-16             Presenter. MSU Libraries Film Series. “Living History.” “Imported from China,” “That                                    Strange Summer,” Q & A.

Sept. 18, 2015    Presenter. MSU’s College of Nursing Research Open House. “The Living History Project” Q                & A.

 

April 15, 2015     Organizer. Launch of “The Living History Project” that included Lorrie Lynch, features editor               of AARP Magazine and a panel of sources.

 

Feb. 20, 2015     Panelist. Reflections of Promoted and Tenured Faculty. MSU’s College of Communication                      Arts & Sciences.

 

April 22, 2014     Speaker. MSU’s Changing Classroom: Challenges and Best Practices for the Academic Success of                    International Students. “Imported from China” screening.

 

Feb. 11, 2014     Speaker. MSU’s Center for Regional Food Systems. Affiliate meeting. “Flint River Farm” screening and talk.

 

2011-16             Participant. Big Ten J-School Open House. Had documentary film students present their projects                                   to visiting students and parents.

 

Oct. 25-27, 2013 Presenter. Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs. “Imported from China” screening and “U.S.              v. Narciso, Perez & the Press” and Q & A

Oct. 7, 2013       Speaker.  “The Story Arc to my Documentary Films.”  Coffee with the Profs Series.  Sponsored by MSU’s Alumni LENS program.

Sept. 16, 2013    Organizer. MSU’s College of Communication Arts & Sciences. “Imported from China”

screening and panel.

 

Dec. 10, 2012     Presenter. Project – TheAve.us. Gone Wired Café in Lansing, MI.

Oct. 28, 2010-12 Host. MSU Honors College Fireside Talk, followed by “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press”                  “The Kings of Flint” screenings and Q & A.

August 2010-12. Guest Speaker. Developing Interview Skills. Program:  An International Short Course on Science &                                Technology. Hosted by MSU’s WorldTAP – Accessing Knowledge, Information and Technology                                 Through Training, Capacity Building and Networking.

 

2010-                Guest Lecturer. Dr. Lourdes Martinez’s COM 475 Communication Campaign Design and Analysis,

Dr. Michael Hamm’s Resource Sustainability 200 course, Dr. Fred Fico’s JRN 200 or 300 News Writ                    ing and Reporting class, Dr. Jef Richards’ Media & Info Theory Building, Dr. Howard Bossen’s JRN                            810 Visual Journalism, Professor Jim Detjen’s JRN 200 News Writing and Reporting.

Dec. 3, 2010      Organizer. Grant Speed Dating Session. College of Communication Arts & Sciences.

 

Oct. 29, 2010     MSU College of Communication Arts & Sciences Faculty Brownbag. “The Kings of Flint”                      screening excerpt and Q & A.

Oct. 23, 2010     Presenter. MSU’s School of Journalism’s Centennial Celebration. “The Kings of Flint”                          screening of excerpt and Q & A.

Oct. 5, 2010       Lecturer.  TV News Ethics. Visitors: Korean Communications Standards Commission.

 

SERVICE WITHIN THE BROADER COMMUNITY AND OUTREACH since Fall 2010

 

Off-campus Screenings include film festivals, broadcasts and exhibits. NOTE: The film festivals are “official selections,” meaning organizers, usually filmmakers, selected the films out of a pool of submissions. The process is a form of peer review.

 

2017     “Hard to Swallow.” Film Shorts on Flint Selection. Traverse City Film Festival.

2017     Adviser. “Break the Chain” documentary by Laura Swanson and Kirk Mason.

 

2016-present      “Hubert, His Story” Hamady Middle/High School in Flint; shown in ComArtSci to Northwestern High school students.

 

2016     “Run Jump Paddle.” MSU Film Shorts Selection. <4 of 11 films selected.> Traverse City Film Festival.

2016     “Wildly Incorrect.” East Lansing Film Festival.

 

2016     “That Strange Summer.” East Lansing Film Festival, Filipino American Film Festival, MSU Library and    classes, University of Michigan, Philippine American Community Center of Michigan.

 

2016-present      “Living History.” East Lansing Film Festival, Jewish Community Center Residence Halls in West           Bloomfield, MSU, East Lansing Public Library, Capital City Film Festival (April 7, 2017).

 

2013-present      “Imported from China” Auburn University, Capital City Film Festival, Centre College. Indiana U. – Bloomington, International Education SIT Graduate Institute, Kansas State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MSU Library and classes, MSU Alumni Club – San Francisco Bay Area, NAFSA: International Educators Region V Conference, NAFSA Region II Conference, New York University, Purdue U., Princeton University, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, University of Kansas, University of Macau, University of Montana, University of Washington.

 

2015     100 Years of Radios and Stories” ArtPrize. Grand Rapids.  

 

2014-15 “The Living History Project, MSU ComArtSci lobby, MSUFCU Headquarters. Humanity Explored-                       Online Film Festival, ArtPrize, DeVos Place Convention Center.

 

2013-14 “U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press. WKAR World channel, WTVS-TV, WCMU-TV, WNMU-TV Marquette

 

2013-14 “Flint River Farm.” Flint River Farm fundraiser. MSU Science Festival.

 

2012-14 “Local, USA” Urban Gardening half hour segment of “Flint River Farm” and “The Kings of                            Flint.” WDBA Boston, WKAR World Channel, WTTW Chicago

 

2011-13 “The Death of an Imam.” Capital City Film Festival in Lansing, MI, Detroit Dreaming Film Festival, Grand Valley State University, Islamic Society of North America Convention’s Film Festival in Detroit, MI, Detroit       Windsor International Film Festival in Detroit, MI, MSU’s Race in the 21st Century Conference, MSU’s

Residential College for the Arts and Humanities University of Sorbonne.

 

2010-15 “The Kings of Flint” Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival, Chagrin (Ohio) Documentary Film   Festival and Discussion Series, Chicago United Film Festival in Chicago, IL. Comcast Cable show “The   Bright Side,” Detroit Windsor International Film Festival in Detroit, MI, East Lansing Film Festival, Flint Film          Festival, Garden of Cinematic Delights Film Festival in Honolulu, Grand Rapids Film Festival in Grand Rap           ids, MI, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Michigan Municipal League Con     vention. MSU, National Bioneers Conference in CA, Red Rock Film Festival of Zion Canyon, St. George, Utah, Shaker Lakes Nature Center, Student Sustainability Film Festival, Portland, OR, United Film Festival –         Los Angeles, Urban Mediamakers Film Festival, Duluth, GA, WCML-Alpena, WCMU-Mt. Pleasant, WCMV-  Cadillac & Traverse City, WCMZ-Flint & Saginaw, WKAR-East Lansing, WTVS- Detroit, Wild and Scenic   Film Festival on Tour.

 

2010-13 “Arabs, Jews & the News” Detroit Dreaming Film Festival, Detroit Independent Film Festival, International Family Film Festival, Manhattan Film Festival, Riverside International Film Festival

 

Off-campus Screenings + Talks

Screenings and Talks

“Living History” Ann Arbor District Library, West Bloomfield Public Library. ArtPrize 2014,

“That Strange Summer” Ann Arbor District Library; Detroit Free Press’ Freep Film Festival; School        craft College in Livonia.

“Imported from China” Explorer Elementary in Williamston, MI,

“The Death of an Imam” Salem High School’s Arts Academy in Canton, MI; Asian American

Journalists Association Convention at the Arab American National Museum; National American Arab Journalists Association; University of Michigan – Dearborn, Michigan Interscholastic Press Association Fall Conference

“The Kings of Flint” Detroit Free Press’ Freep Film Festival; Choices Conferences in Grand Rapids.       Mott Community College, The Kings’ Taste of Change charity event.

“U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press” Philippine American Community Center, International

Conference of the Philippines-public screening,

“Arabs, Jews & the News” Detroit Dreaming Film Festival; Matrix Theatre; Detroit Independent Film       Festival. Birmingham, MI

 

Other service and outreach

 

Lectures

-Traverse City Film Festival Film School workshop. “Striking the Right Chords.”

-Career Day at Clifford H. Smart Middle School in Commerce, MI

-Michigan Interscholastic Press Association Fall Conference 2010-2016

-TEDxFlint Talk, Kettering University.

-TEDxMSU

 

Judge

-2017 Regional Emmy Awards – Suncoast (entire State of Florida, Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans, Louisiana, Mobile, Alabama, Thomasville, Georgia and Puerto Rico.

Panels: 20B-Human Interest – News Series, 22A – Religion – News, 27B – Documentary – Historical.

-Edward R. Murrow Awards – 2017 Judge for Excellence in Sound, News Documentary and Sports Reporting. Radio Television Digital News Association.

-National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – National Awards

-Regional Emmy Awards for these chapters: Mid America, Suncoast, Ohio Valley, New York – 26B – Societal Concerns: Program Feature/Segment (2016)

Detroit Free Press Film Festival’s Student Film competition

-Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation essay competition.

 

Editorial Board

Journal of Media Education

 

Reviewer. Journals:

Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking

            – Electronic News

            -Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

            -Journal of Communication

            -Journal of Human Trafficking

            -Mass Communication and Society.

 

Reviewer. Conferences:

-AEJMC’s Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha’s Research Book Award,

-AEJMC’s Political Communication Interest Group

-AEJMC’s Visual Communication Division

-Broadcast Education Association’s News Division, Broadcast Education Association’s Media Arts

Festival Student Video – short and long form

 

Representative/Recruiter.

MSU School of Journalism. Broadcasting Career Builder Conference. Lansing.

MSU ComArtSci Media Sandbox. Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences.

Flint Faculty Consultative Panel. Member of Flint Arts and Culture Group.

Asian American Journalists Association. J-School at a booth.

 

MSU Affiliations

 

Michigan Asian Studies Center

Center for Advanced Study of International Development

Center for Gender in Global Context

Health & Risk Communication Center

Knight Center for Environmental Journalism

Flint Faculty Consultative Panel – Center for Community and Economic Development, University

Outreach and Engagement

Center for Regional Food Systems

Organizations

2017                 American Education Research Association

2014–present     Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society, chapter adviser

2010–present     National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – The Michigan Chapter

1997–present     Association for the Education of Journalism and Mass Communication

Broadcast Education Association

1990–present     Asian American Journalists Association

 

Continuing education

May 30, 2017     Mindful Self-Compassion. Sponsor: Health4U.

May 18, 2017     Building Diverse Applicant Pools. Sponsor: Inside Higher Ed.

May 10, 2017     MSU Teaching & Learning Spring Conference. Sponsor: MSU’s Academic Advancement Network (formerly F&OD)

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