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B. Da'Vida Plummer

B. DàVida Plummer

Dean, Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications
Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Media
Hampton University

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 1st Floor
Phone: 757-637-2018
E-mail: davida.plummer@hamptonu.edu
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Expertise: Journalism, Communications, TV/Radio News-Editorial Production, Public Speaking, Leadership Studies

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Butch Maier

Butch Maier

Assistant Dean for Administrative Affairs
Assistant Professor

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 109
Phone: 757-727-5437
E-mail: edward.maier@hamptonu.edu
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Marisa Porto

Marisa Porto

Assistant Dean

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 113
Phone: 757-727-5713
E-mail: marisa.porto@hamptonu.edu
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Expertise: Business Strategy, Media Management, Organizational Assessment, Change Management, Staff Development, Digital Innovation, Crisis Management

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Earl D. Caldwell

Earl D. Caldwell

Writer-in-Residence

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 215
Phone: 757-637-2020
E-mail: earl.caldwell@hamptonu.edu

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Dr. Michael Dibari Jr.

Dr. Michael DiBari Jr.

Scripps Howard Endowed Professor

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 116
Phone: 757-637-2019
E-mail: michael.dibari@hamptonu.edu
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Expertise: Photography; Photojournalism; Graphic Design

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Dr. James Ford.

Dr. James Ford

Assistant Professor

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 210
Phone: 757-728-6002
E-mail: james.ford@hamptonu.edu
Expertise: Public Affairs, Media Relations, News Analysis and Ethics and Media Aesthetics

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Tommy Heffron

Tommy Heffron

Assistant Professor

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 217
Phone: 757-728-6926
E-mail: thomas.heffron@hamptonu.edu
Expertise: Film, Storytelling, Documentaries, Field and Studio Production

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Willie C. Moore

Willie C. Moore

Scripps Howard Endowed Professor

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 218
Phone: 757-728-6004
E-mail: willie.moore@hamptonu.edu
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Keisha Reynolds

Keisha Reynolds

Scripps Howard Instructor

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 214
Phone: 757-727-5726
E-mail: keisha.reynolds@hamptonu.edu
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Expertise: Public Affairs, Web Design

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Chris Underation

Christopher Underation, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

E-mail: christopher.underati@hamptonu.edu
Expertise: Audio, Journalism, Social Media, Content Creation/Production

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Lynn Waltz

Lynn Waltz

Assistant Professor

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 115
Phone: 757-627-3663
E-mail: lynn.waltz@hamptonu.edu
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Expertise: Online journalism, online media,history of journalism, reporting, editing, new media, social media, convergence media

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April Woodard

April Woodard

Assistant Professor

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 206
Phone: 757-728-6586
E-mail: april.woodard@hamptonu.edu
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Expertise: Journalism, Pop Culture, Entertainment and Celebrity, Media Coaching & Consulting, New Media, Event and Broadcast Hosting

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Jay Lang

Jay Lang

General Manager, WHOV 88.1 FM

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, 117
Phone: 757-727-5670
E-mail: hardy.lang@hamptonu.edu
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Expertise: Radio Broadcasting/ Announcing/ Programming, Management, Writing, Sales, Internet & Social Marketing, Artist Management, Writing & Market Research

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Peter Dennant

Peter Dennant

Broadcast Engineer

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications
Phone: 757-728-6853
E-mail: peter.dennant@hamptonu.edu
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Andre Smith

Andre Smith

IT Manager

Location: Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications
Phone: 757-728-6001
E-mail: andrel.smith@hamptonu.edu
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Expertise: Information Technology