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Gary F. Flanigan 

gflanigan@paine.edu | (706) 396-8132 | Warren A. Candler Memorial Library, Room 202B

Chair, Department of Media Studies / Associate Professor of Media Studies  |  Department of Media Studies

Media Studies Department Chair and Associate Professor Gary F. Flanigan is a University of Kansas graduate with a BA in African Studies and Psychology, along with an MS in Radio/Television-Film journalism. He also holds a PhD in Communications/media conferred by Pacific Western University, Los Angeles. Previously, Dr. Flanigan was director for Supportive Educational Services and assistant director for Minority Affairs at the University of Kansas; executive producer and program director for CAU-TV at Clark Atlanta University; assistant dean for academic support and adjunct professor at John Marshall Law School in Atlanta; and he was formerly associated with North Carolina A&T State University, Grambling State University, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore as both assistant professor and director for their respective radio/TV broadcast facilities. Aside from academia, Dr. Flanigan is a principal executive in the operation of WVVQ-TV, Jacksonville, FL; best-selling book author (111: The Media War Between Jesus Christ and Satan); and motion picture film screenwriter/producer with Creative Entertainment & Media, Inc, Marina del Rey, California.

Teri Burnette 

tburnette@paine.edu | (706) 821-8296 | Warren A. Candler Memorial Library, Room 202B

Assistant Professor  |  Department of Media Studies


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Nicole Watson 

nwatson@paine.edu | (706) 821-8430 | Warren A. Candler Memorial Library, Room Rm 202A

Assistant Professor  |  Department of Media Studies

An award-winning media specialist, Nicole Watson has collected many honors for her work. The Emmy award-winning producer and reporter have worked for most of the top names in the broadcast industry including, Turner Broadcasting (TNT & TBS), BET, HBO, CBS and ESPN. Nicole is also a sought-after speaker and passionate educator, concerned about delivering positive messages. She is well versed in many areas such as news/public affairs, sports, business and entertainment. She co-created and produced a ground breaking sports talk show called “The Sports Report” on BET and was the producer responsible for introducing Michael Wilbon (P.T.I./ ESPN), David Aldridge(NBA Analyst), and Bill Rhoden(The Sports Reporters, NY Times columnist) to national television viewers. She was also a feature reporter/producer for the NFL’s longest running program, “Inside the NFL.” Watson has also reported on the NBA, NFL, and NHL, HBCU sports, the WNBA, NASCAR, Olympic sports and even ballroom dancing.

Well-traveled, Watson‘s career has taken her to several locations around the world including Russia, Spain, Cuba, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Italy and South Africa. She has also worked with several organizations including Microsoft, the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Hawks and the National Black Arts Festival.





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