Faculty Profile

Phillip Powell, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

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Phillip Powell is an Assistant Professor of Communication. Professor Powell joined the VU Communication department in 1994. He holds a BA and MA in Communication, and a doctorate in Education (Instructional Technology). His industry experience includes a Television Producer/Director in both news and production, and worked as a videographer in many capacities (news, sports, and production). His research interest includes the Diffusion of New Media Innovations, and its impact on Broadcast and Journalism practices.



B.A. in Communication Studies - Northern Illinois University 1982
M.A. in Media Communications - Governors State University 1993
Ed.D. in Instuctional Technology - Northern Illinois University 2008

Courses Taught

Broadcast Production
Broadcast News Production
Advanced Field Production
Documentary Production
Media Programming
Television Producting/Directing