Kimberly J. Young

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Visiting Assistant Professor


Education:

Ph.D. Candidate. Rhetorical Studies, Duquesne University

M.A. Communication Studies, Edinboro University

B.A. Communication Studies, State University of New York at Oswego

Area of Specialty:

Broadcast Journalism

Professional Experience:

Director of News and Public Affairs, Creator and Host of Weekend All Things Erie, a weekly radio news interview program, and producer and moderator of political debates on TV, WQLN TV-FM, 2004-2014

Previously worked as an executive producer, anchor and reporter for TV and radio stations in Pennsylvania and New York states

Recent Creative Activity:

The Fracturing of a Region, a three-part broadcast story about the fight over drilling for natural gas in Northwest Pennsylvania (2012)

The Girl in the Red Dress: A Soldier's Lament, a three-part broadcast story of Marine reservists and their memories of the Afghani children they encountered during their deployment (2011)

No Child Left Behind, a three-part broadcast story focusing on the law aimed at improving the nation's schools and its impact on the Erie School District (2010)

Awards:

First Place Edward R. Murrow Regional Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for Feature Reporting

Two First Place Associated Press Regional Awards for Enterprise Stories

First Place Radio News Award from the Society of Professional Journalists

Service: Faculty Adviser, Brockport Television
E-mail: kyoung@brockport.edu
Office: 220C Holmes Hall
Phone: (585) 395-2043

Last Updated 10/12/17

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