Work History

Work History
Jan 1998 - Present

Owner

G.D.Brogdon Productions

Video Production Company with a wide range of productions and services.  Including, but not limited to

Full length Films, Promos, Commercials, Corporate Videos, and New Media.

Recent Completed Works

Full Length - "An American Experience:Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things" This film was first previewed in Richmond, Va., and will be shown in London, England, September, 2010.

Aug 2010 - May 2012

Mass Communication Instructor

Claflin University

Student Academic Advisor

Courses I taught:

1. Writing For the Media - 2 sections Fall 2010 ,  Spring 2011 , Spring 2012

2. Media Convergence -  1 section - Fall 2010

3. Web Design - 2 sections  - Spring 2011 & Spring 2012

4. Media  Convergence- 1 Section - Spring 2011 & Spring 2012

Aug 2005 - Jun 2008

Mass Communications Associate Professor/ Department Chairperson

Virginia Union University

Chairperson, Mass Communications/ Professor, Television Broadcast

 Virginia Union University, Richmond, Virginia  (Fall 2005 -Spring 2006)

Department Chairperson

 Administrator for Mass Communications Department and advisor of 110  Mass Communications Majors.        Creating a hands-on instructional learning environment in the area of Mass Communications. Utilize persons from the communication industry to give students a real worldview of what to expect when they enter the industry. As well as developing new Television  Production II curriculum and upgrading the technology to industry standards.

  Courses Taught:

  •  Broadcast Law   • Broadcast News  •  Foundations of Mass Communications

  • Television Production  • The Black Press 

  • Visual Communications  • Mass Communication Internship

 Additional responsibilities included: The VUU Informer Newspaper - Advisor, & Television Studio Manager

Mass Communication Professor (Spring 2005- Summer 2008)

  Executive Producer for VUU:CameraOne , a half hour student created and directed

  television show aired on the local PBS station in Richmond, Virginia.

  Courses Taught/Teaching:

  •MCM-200 - Foundations of Mass Communications - Fall/Spring Semesters

  •MCM-345 - Television Production 1 - Fall/Spring/Summer Semesters 

  •MCM-414 - Television Production 2 - Fall /Spring Semesters

  •MCM-415 - Internships- Fall/Spring/Summer Semesters

Aug 2003 - Aug 2005

Instructor- Broadcasting Communication

Langston University

  Instructor, Broadcast Communication - Langston University,

  Langston, Oklahoma (Fall 2003 to 2005)

Created a hands-on instructional learning environment in the areas of broadcast communication and speech. Utilize persons from the communication industry to give students a real worldview of what to expect when they enter the industry.

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Mass Media  • Field Experience  • Television Production  • Introduction to Speech

  • Broadcast Law, Libel & Ethics  •  Problems in Radio & TV   •  Station Participation- Television

  •  Internship

General Manager, KALU TV96/97  Langston University (Fall 2003 to 2005)

  Responsibilities include:

  • Daily programming, operations of the University's cable television station. 

      • Producing local programming.

      • Executive Producer/Technical Director of a university-based sitcom.

      •Video Editing 

Dec 1998 - Aug 2003

Communication Instructional Technology Resource Teacher

Oklahoma City Public Schools
  • Developed and designed a new mass media magnet school program for the Secondary level. This entailed designing integrated mass media and instructional technology curriculum for core and elective subjects.
  • Created and implemented Interdisciplinary and digital curriculum for grades 6-12
  • Developed and conducted professional development workshops for teachers for implementation of digital video equipment, editing, and technology in the classroom.

  Additional responsibilities included:

  • Instructing students in television production, print, advertising & Public Relations

  • Newspaper Advisor 

  • Video Yearbook Advisor 

  • Television Studio Manager

  • Created the Glowing Moon Film Festival (an all student film festival)

  • Produced & Directed Student created programming  

  • School Videographer/Video Editor

Sep 1994 - Aug 1996

Special Assignment

UPS _ United Parcel Service

Clerk

Dec 1983 - Aug 1993

Delivery/Special Air Driver

UPS _ United Parcel Service

Delivered packages, Customer Service,

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - Aug 2012

http://www.matx.vcu.edu

Research Area - Educational Technology and the Digital Divide -  ABD 2011 (Projected)

Although these applications are geared to the area of education, I have also found uses for them in other industries as well. There are many crossover applications that can easily be adapted to the corporate world.

Educational Technology/Curriculum Design Courses Completed

TEDU 600 GR ORG FOR EFFCT CLASSRM INSTRCTION

TEDU 620 GR VIDEO APPS IN INSTRUCTION

TEDU 556 GR ADV COMPUTR APPLICATION IN ED

TEDU 500 GR WKSHP:DGTL LRNG TOOLS IN CLSRM

TEDU 560 GR INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY: INTERNET

TEDU 610 GR DEVELOP & CRITIQUE VISUAL LIT

TEDU-615-C91CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

ADMS-647-C90-EDUC TECH FOR SCHOOL LEADERS

Skills

Skills

Wiki

Technology Expertise

Studio/Field Production Expertise Digital, DVC-Pro, and Beta format video cameras Character Generator Switcher Audio Equipment Lighting Set Design Scriptwriting Broadcast Writing Directing Producing Non Linear Editing Video Editing Software Final Cut Pro HD (Mac) Final Cut Express (Mac) iMovie (Mac) Motion LiveType Sound Track Pro Garage Band iTunes Other Software Microsoft -Word Power Point & Publisher Adobe Photoshop Macintosh based software   Educational Web 2.0 Applications in Instructional Strategies. (Condensed List) • Blogs  • Wikis   • Podcasts   • Facebook   • Webquest,  • Cyberhunts   • YouTube,  • Video  • Celtx,  • Second Life,  • Gimp, Whiteboard,  • Blackboard  • Google Applications • Mashups  • Skype  • Twitter  • Cellphones as  classroom tools • Snapvine    

My Video Creations

Certifications

Certifications

Oklahoma State Teaching Certificate

State of Oklahoma