Frederick R. Berger
OFFICE ADDRESS: HOME ADDRESS:
Department of Communication Remington, IN 47977
P. O. Box 2061 email: email@example.com
1978 Master of Arts, Mass Communication
1976 Bachelor of Arts, Radio-TV-Film
1978 – present. Associate Professor of Communication.
Assistant Professor, 1980-1997 (tenure granted 1984).
Associate Professor, 1997 - present.
1978 – present. Director of Radio and Television.
Responsible for overseeing FM radio station and staff. Responsible also for closed-circuit television studio. Supervision of live television newscasts, public affairs productions, basic and advanced video production class projects, and special events productions. Responsible for equipment purchases and facilities maintenance. Directed 23 episodes of campus sitcom. Experienced in single-camera film-style production, multi-camera studio production. Skills include directing, producing, editing both A/B roll tape editing, Media 100 and Premiere non-linear systems.
1983-86; 2000-02 Chair, Department of Communication.
As Chair, I have been responsible for the hiring
and supervision of paid and unpaid staff, budget preparation, generation of
reports, and evaluation of faculty members and their teaching abilities.
1986- 2000 Media Workshops Foundation,
1995- 2000: Faculty In Residence
1989-1994: Program Director
1987-89: Staff, Film History Lecturer
As program director I oversaw the administration of workshops for high school and college students, including hiring staff, programming decisions, and other personnel management activities. Currently as Faculty in Residence I advise students about careers in the media, trouble-shoot the program and provide guidance to staff.
As a college professor for over twenty years, I have consistently receive high student evaluations and have taught courses ranging from those in my discipline (mass communication) to Indian and Chinese culture.
Introduction to Mass Communication Basic Audio Production
Basic Video Production Advanced Television Directing
Video Field Production Broadcast Management
Broadcast Journalism Issues in Mass Communication
Scriptwriting History of American Film
Advanced Audio Production
PRESENTATIONS / PANELS
"'The Times They Are a Changin…' Again: Curricular Innovation in a 21st Century World"
Panel presentation at 49th Annual
Broadcast Education Association,
"Service Learning and the Broadcast
Curriculum" Panel presentation at 47th
Annual Broadcast Education
Moderator, "The Mastery Odyssey: Senior
Capstone Courses" 46th Annual Broadcast Education
What Reality Shows Really Are" Media Symposium at
IL. September, 2000.
"Teaching Media Formats:
Intro to Media Writing vs. Content Specific Writing Courses" Panel
presentation at 44th Broadcast Education Association Annual Conference,
Mythology" Poster session at 44th
Broadcast Education Association Annual Conference,
"Creativity in the Classroom: Tapping
Students’ Potential." Panel presentation at 41st Broadcast Education
Association Annual Conference,
"Media Violence: Both Sides of the Firing
Line." Presented as
part of Core Curriculum - The Modern Experience.
"Newman and Consulting
the Faithful." Panel presentation at National Newman Conference,
College. August, 1997.
Radio-Television" to high school students
"To Be a Success." National Honor Society Induction
"Writing a Scene Without
presentation at 40th Annual Broadcast Education Association
"American Film and
as part of Core Curriculum - The Modern Experience,
"What Advertisers Want Us To Be." Presented as part of Core Curriculum - The Modern Experience,
Assignment." Panel presentation at 39th Annual Broadcast Education
"Low-Budget Production Companies." Panel presentation at 39th Annual
Broadcast Education Association,
and Life" to high school students at
"The Life and Curious
Death of Marilyn Monroe" to advisors
and teachers at Students in Free Enterprise Day,
"Marilyn Monroe and Jodie Foster:
Symposium. October, 1991.
ACTIVITIES / AWARDS
2002 - 2007. Member,
Board of Directors,
2003. Recipient of the Sr.
Catherine Fay Humanitarian Award.
- presented to member of college community who has made a difference in community service.
2001 – 2005. Sportscaster, WIBN-FM. Play-by-play broadcaster of local high school football, basketball and baseball.
2000. Judge, Business Professionals of America regional speech contest.
1999. Sportscaster, WASK AM-FM. Play-by-play of local high school basketball.
1999 - present. Board of Directors, Jasper County Habitat for Humanity.
- member, 1999- present; volunteer coordinator, 2000 - present
- president, 2000-2002; 2003 - 2007.
1998 - present. Faculty Advisor, Saint Joseph's College campus chapter, Habitat for Humanity.
1998 -Saint Joseph's College Religio
- Presented by graduating seniors to a faculty member who embodies Christian principles.
1998-present. Commissioner, Great Lakes Valley Football Conference.
1987-2000. Catholic Diocese of
- Recipient nominated and selected by peers and peer review committee of the faculty of Saint Joseph’s College.
1996. Directors Guild of
1993. Student Choice Award Winner (best lecture)
1983 - present Member, Broadcast Education Association.
1979 - 93 Faculty Committee on
NCAA Institutional Representative, 1985-93
1978- 2000. WLQI-FM, Rensselaer, Indiana
- Play-by-play broadcaster for college and high school sports.
1987 Volunteer, Pan Am Games, Indianapolis. Press Liaison
1985 Directors Guild of America Hollywood Workshop, Los Angeles
1984-88 SJC Faculty Representative to President’s Administrative Council.
1983-84 President, Great Lakes Valley Athletic Conference
1983-84 Member, SJC Academic Cabinet.
1979-81 Member, National Association of Educational Broadcasters
1982 Volunteer, National Sports Festival, Indianapolis. Press Center
1982 Volunteer, World Goal Ball Championships, Indianapolis. Announcer.
1994-98 Elected member, Tri-County School
Corporation, Board of School Trustees.
1994-98 Member, Remington Parks and Recreation Board.
1996-98 Member, Board of Directors, Midwest PrairieNet network.
1994-98 Member, Sacred Heart Catholic Church parish council.
References are available upon request.