People

Lecturers

Misha Antonich

Misha Antonich

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
200

Gina Baleria

Gina Baleria

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
42B

Malcolm Cecil

Malcolm Cecil

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
39 B

photograph of Michelle Kennedy

Michelle Kennedy

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
36

Michael Mitchell

Michael Mitchell

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
33

Rajeev Naidu

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
40/44

Andy Pitman

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
19

Kathy Skillicorn

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
39B

Joel Wanek

Lecturer
Building: 
Creative Arts
Room Number: 
200

Faculty

Joel Wanek

Emphasis: Production and Video Editing

Joel Wanek is a filmmaker and video journalist based in Oakland. His films have been shown internationally in festivals such as Doclisboa, International Film Festival Rotterdam, BFI London Film Festival, European Media Art Festival, and Images Festival, among others. As a journalist he has created work for AJ+, The New York Times, PBS NewsHour, KQED, and Facebook. He holds an MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University and a BA in Media Communications from Webster University.

Miriam Smith with gator
Miriam Smith

Emphasis: Media Management and Law

Miriam A. Smith, J.D., M.A., teaches in the areas of media law, media management and economics, media ethics and mobile media. Her words circle the globe. She's been published in the U.S. and China and quoted in U.S. and European media.

Val Sakovich
Val Sakovich

Emphasis: Innovative Techniques in Sports Production for Television and the Web

Sakovich recently completed 42 years as a faculty member at San Francisco State University. During this time, he served as Acting Director of Academic Technology and Director of the Audio/Visual/Instructional Television Center, as well as Associate Director and Production Coordinator.