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Film & Publications Resume

Film Works

Documentary Producer/Director, Runway Afrique: Africa Fashion Week New York. Completed February 2012.

  • Official Selection and winner of the Best Documentary, Miami Fashion Film Festival 2013, Miami, Florida - September 2013
  • One of seven films selected for the American Black Film Festival Community Screenings, Miami, Florida - June 2012
  • Official Selection and winner of the Audience Award of the Red Shorts Film Festival, Fort Lauderdale, Florida - July 2012

Documentary Producer/Director, Throwin' Bottles and Blows: Black Women and RealityTelevision (working title). Anticipating completion in 2014.

Documentary Producer, No Justice, No Peas: Getting a Veggie in the Hood. Anticipating completion and distribution in Fall 2015.

Articles

Egwu, C. (2014). Nigerian Expats Talk School Abdutcions, Boko Haram, and What's Next, The Burton Wire, http://theburtonwire.com/2014/05/09/politics/nigerian-expats-talk-school-girl- abductions-boko-haram-and-whats-next/

Egwu, C. (2014). Social Media Week NYC 2014: Black Disparities Continue. The Burton Wire, http://theburtonwire.com/2014/03/14/culture/social-media-week-nyc-2014-black-disparities- continue/

Egwu, C. (2014). Remembering Stuart Hall: Scholarship Underscored Black Experience. The Burton Wire, http://theburtonwire.com/2014/02/17/education/remembering-stuart-hall- scholarship-underscored-black-experience/

Egwu, C. (2011). HBCUs: Still relevant in a 'post racial' society? The Grio,

Egwu, C. (2011). It's Blackademic: young and black in the academy. The Grio,http://www.thegrio.com/education-1/making-the-grade-8-14-its-blackademic-young-and-black- in-the-academia.php

Academic Works

Allison, D. , Egwu, C. et. al. Black Women are Loud: A Critical Analysis of Black Women's Portrayals in Reality Television. Edited volume recommeded for publication by Routledge, pending review.

Egwu, C. (2013). Book Review of Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium Mulatta to the Exceptional Multiracial. The Journal of Race and Policy, [in press]

Jones-Ross, F., Stroman, C., Callahan, L., Dates, J., Egwu, C. and Whitmore, E. (2007). Final Report of a National Study on Diversity in Journalism and Mass Communication Education, Phase II. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 62(1), pp. 10-26.

Byrne, D., Egwu., C, Harris, K. and Harris, N. (2007). Technological Scaffolding and First Generation Learners.Perspectives in Learning,8, pp. 42-44.

Profiles

Egwu, C. (2012). Selected Articles in ICABA (Identify, Connect and Activate the Black Accomplished).

Egwu, C. (2011). Selected Articles in ICABA (Identify, Connect and Activate the Black Accomplished).

Egwu, C. (2010). Selected Articles in ICABA (Identify, Connect and Activate the Black Accomplished).

Grants & Awards

2014  Scholarship from Nokia to attend Social Media Week NYC 2014, New York, New York - February

2010Fellowship from the Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) to attend the Dow Jones Multimedia Training Academy,

El Paso, Texas - May 

2006-2013  Faculty Fellowship from the Farqhuar College of Arts and Sciences for the NSU Student Film Festival

2009Faculty Conference Fellowship from the National Association of Television Production Executives (NATPE)

2007Faculty Development Grant from the National Association of Television Production Executives (NATPE) - included Summer placement at television stations CBS4/My33 and WLRN in Miami, Florida

Inspiration

Work History

Work History

Freelance Writer

The Burton Wire, February 2014 – present. Write articles for news and commentary website featuring news for the Multicultural community

The Grio, August 2011 – present. Write articles for MSNBC website featuring news for the Black community

Monday Morning, August 2010 – January 2011. Wrote Articles for online newsletter featuring South Florida's businesses and non-profit organizationsICABA, July 2009 – present. Write articles for a publication that features South Florida’s Black accomplished

2005 - Present

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies & Mass Media

Nova Southeastern University

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Humanities - Assistant Professor teaching the following courses:

Fundamentals of Human Communication, Public Speaking, Gender and Ethnicity in the Media, Intro to Film, Intro to Broadcast Journalism, Mass Media, Argument and Debate, Speech Communication for the Professions, Performance Studies, Culture and the Mass Audience, Media Regulation, Media and Cultural Studies, Research Methods

Division of Humanities - Communication Studies Major Chair  - Fall 2011 to Winter 2012

2001 - 2006

Writer & Segment Host

CityView TV

Wrote all scripts and hosted Arts & Entertainment segment

2004 - 2005

Lecturer

Morgan State University

Global Journalism & Communication (formerly the Department of Communication Studies) - Taught the following courses: 

 Principles of Speech, Intro. to Telecommunication, Telecommunication Practicum, Media Culture, Telecommunication Internship

1996 - 1998

Program Director

Howard University Radio Station

WHBC 830 AM Radio - Worked with programming staff  formulating playlists and organized station revenue- increasing events 

1995 - 1996

Promotions Staff

WBLK Broadcasting

93.7 FM Radion - Contacted record label representatives to organize station promotions and assisted in organizing other station events

Education

Education
2005

Ph.D.

Howard University - Department of Communication and Culture

Concentrations

Mass Communication, Intercultural Communication

Dissertation:

Romancing the Net: Attitudes and Practices Concerning Internet Dating/Relationships Among a Sample of People of African Descent

1999

M.A.

Howard University

Concentrations:

Mass Communication, Organizational Communication

Research:

African American and Internet Dating

1996

B.A.

State University of New York at Buffalo

Concentrations:

Communication, Media Studies (Film & Video Production)