Month: October 2010

Intern for GLIMPSE, a new show produced by The Center for Public Television

The Center for Public Television at The University of Alabama is looking for interns to work on glimpse!

We are seeking enthusiastic and creative videographers and editors! Filmmakers who are driven, motivated, and self-starters, and can meet deadlines.

Qualified students need a good knowledge (at least intermediate level) of Final Cut Pro – you will be editing an entire episode on your own!

This position requires occasional travel, but we work around everyone’s schedule as much as possible.

Watch the show previews:

Intern with Camp Ozark!

Camp Ozark will be on campus next week October 17th – October 22nd recruiting summer staff.

We feel that students who chose Film as their area of study could have a genuine interest in our camp media program.
Our hope is that your students would be interested in working at a Christian sports and adventure camp teaching all sorts of activities to over 5,000 kids each summer.

We would love for any interested students to stop by our information table in the Ferg. during the week.

We would like to encourage your students to come to our info session Thursday, Oct. 21st @ 8PM in Ferg. 309 to hear all about what Camp Ozark has to offer.

We offer internships (i.e. Sports Management, Photography, and Video Production) at Camp Ozark that may fit within your students’ area of study.

Watch the videos below are completed video projects from our 2010 media team which give you an understanding of what particular jobs are available at Camp Ozark.

Please e-mail me at if you have any questions. Thank you!

TCF Chair Gary Copeland Wins Teaching Award

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2010 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards. This year’s recipients Dr. Gary A. Copeland, chair of the TCF Department.

Dr. Gary A. Copeland joined the UA faculty in 1982 as an assistant professor of broadcast and film communication. He currently serves as professor and chair of the department of telecommunication and film and also has an appointment in the communication studies department. Copeland received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from California State University-Fresno and his doctoral degree from Pennsylvania State University.

Primarily known for his research in political communication, Copeland has also written in other areas of study including rhetorical criticism. He partnered with Dr. Karen Johnson-Cartee to write the first academic book about negative political advertising and to review the counter claims regarding the efficacy of the use of these ads in a campaign.

Copeland has served as a consultant for political campaigns at the local, state, federal and international levels. As a consultant, he was also a member of the American Political Advertising Association.

Copeland’s work has been published in various scholarly journals including Journalism Quarterly, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Critical Studies in Mass Communication and more. He has also co-authored and co-edited several books.

In addition to making numerous presentations to international, national and regional academic associations, Copeland has taught courses at the University of Klagenfurt in Klagenfurt, Austria and at the University of Aruba.