Nancy Sami Reist
Emphasis: Theory and Enviromental Communication
Dr. Reist currently serves as the BECA graduate coordinator. Her research and teaching focus on the relationship between evolving media technologies and creativity, culture, politics and the environment.
Emphasis: Broadcast Journalism
Dina Ibrahim has been teaching radio and TV news production since 2003. She has also reported and produced for the BBC World Service Radio in London, UPI in Cairo, CNN in Atlanta, NPR in Austin, KPOO-FM in San Francisco and ArabicTV in San Jose.
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.