Alan Albarran, Professor and Department Chair; Ph.D., Ohio State University. Management and economics of media industries; audience research and analysis; Spanish language media.
Jason Balas, Assistant Professor; M.F.A., Ohio University. Narrative film production/screenwriting.
Harry Benshoff, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Southern California. American film history and theory; race, gender and sexuality in film.
Jiyoung Cha, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Florida. Media management; new communication technologies; audience research; brand management.
Carol Cornsilk, Lecturer; M.A., University of Nebraska. Broadcast television production.
Steve Craig, Professor; Ph.D., Florida State University. Broadcasting history; media and gender.
Tania Khalaf, Assistant Professor; M.F.A., University of North Texas. Documentary production and theory.
Sandra (George) Larke-Walsh, Senior Lecturer; Ph.D., University of Sunderland (United Kingdom). Film history and criticism.
Ben Levin, Professor; M.F.A., Temple University. Documentary production and history.
C. Melinda Levin, Associate Professor; M.F.A., University of Oklahoma. Documentary production and theory.
Eugene Martin, Assistant Professor; M.F.A., Temple University. Cinematography; documentary filmmaking; lighting; narrative screen directing; nonlinear editing; youth media production.
James Martin, Lecturer; M.F.A., Lindenwood University. Emerging digital production technologies.
Sam Sauls, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of North Texas. Audio production; broadcast operations; media pedagogy.
Phyllis Slocum, Principal Lecturer; M.A., University of North Texas. Broadcast news; news analysis; media consulting.
Jonathan Tomhave, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Washington. Media studies; film production; colonial efforts in mainstream media systems and the decolonization efforts by American Indians and First Nations peoples.
Jacqueline Vickery, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. Media studies; social media theory and practice; youth studies; information communication technology policy.
Pursuing a graduate degree in radio, television and film at the University of North Texas provides you many distinctive advantages including:
The Department of Radio, Television and Film offers course work leading to a Master of Arts or Master of Fine Arts degree in Radio, Television and Film. The M.A. degree has an emphasis in industry studies or critical- cultural studies. Our M.F.A. program, with an emphasis in documentary production and studies, is one of the few in the nation and the only program of its kind in the region.
You will receive instruction from dynamic faculty members who are internationally recognized scholars, seasoned media professionals and award-winning filmmakers. They have written textbooks that are used in courses throughout the world. Their film and video productions have been broadcast on television and screened at prestigious national and international venues. Many faculty members also serve on the boards of national and international organizations dealing with media education and film preservation.
The quality instruction our students receive has helped them earn grants to conduct rigorous research projects and have their productions screened at domestic and international festivals.
We also provide opportunities to study abroad in London and have an established student/faculty exchange program with the University of Sunderland in England. More information about our Radio, Television and Film program and the department is available at www.rtvf.unt.edu.
KNTU-FM, our 100,000-watt radio station, serves the area with educational, informational and entertainment programming. All UNT students are eligible to work at KNTU, where they learn radio production, programming and station administration. More information is available at www.kntu.com.
North Texas Television(ntTV) is a student- operated cable television channel where students produce video programs in a wide range of topics and formats, including news, sports, public affairs and entertainment. All UNT students are eligible to work at ntTV. More information is available at www.northtexastelevision.com.
The Center for Spanish Language Media provides education, disseminates research and conducts professional development workshops. The most current information about projects and initiatives is at www.spanishmedia.unt.edu
You must meet the admission requirements for the Toulouse Graduate School as well as the departmentís requirements, including an overall GPA of at least 3.0 in an accredited bachelorís program and acceptable GRE scores. Graduate school admission requirements are available at gradschool.unt.edu or www.rtvf.unt.edu. The following materials should be sent to the RTVF director of graduate studies:
You will need to maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA while enrolled in any of our masterís programs. Detailed course requirements are at catalog.unt.edu or www.rtvf.unt.edu.
A limited number of graduate assistantships, graduate fellowships and scholarships are awarded each year to new and continuing graduate students. More information about these awards is at www.rtvf.unt.edu. Opportunities are also available in the management of KNTU-FM or ntTV, in the research activities at the Center for Spanish Language Media and in the research and creative activities of RTVF faculty members.
Information about other financial assistance programs is available at financialaid.unt.edu.