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John C. Dailey

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John C. Dailey, Ph.D. has been involved in professional media design for over 40 years, from his early days in commercial television to more recent years teaching communication design and digital storytelling. Dailey’s career has been focused on implementing, adapting, and teaching digital media design through each successive generation of technology. His creative/research interests include: augmented reality, interaction design, and natural light photography. Prior to starting his academic career, he worked in live television production serving in every capacity from studio camera operator through electronic graphics designer to directing remote field productions.

He previously served on the faculties of Stephens College, the University of the Ozarks (Clarksville, Ark.), Ball State University, the University of Kentucky; and Southwest Missouri State University. Prior to that, he worked at the CBS and NBC television affiliates in Lexington, Ky. Dailey is a charter member of the Indiana Chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association, a member of Interaction Design Association and a member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri and MA and BGS degrees from the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Dailey’s creative efforts lie in the area of interactive media design as it relates to cognitive science. In particular, he is interested in the design of emerging media environments which communicate in interesting yet comfortable ways. His research interests include: media interaction design, digital storytelling, and natural light photography. Prior to starting his years as a university professor, he worked in live television production serving in every capacity from studio camera operator through electronic graphics designer to directing remote field productions.

John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR. (Spring 2018 - Fall 2018)
Communication Instructor
Interpersonal Communication, Leadership and Media Management, Podcasting and Online Audio Production

Stephens College, Columbia, MO. (Summer 2014 - Summer 2017) School of Design
Assistant Professor of Communication Design
Communication, Media & Society, Creating Online Media,
Digital Communication, Interactive Advertising, Interactive Design, Interface Design,
Principles of Strategic Communication, Research and Analytics, Strategic Communication Technology. Design Technology


University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR. (Summer 2012 - Summer 2014) Department of Communication
Assistant Professor of Radio/Television/Video
Broadcast Journalism, Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Communication Research, Introduction to Mass Communication, Media Interaction Design, Media Writing, News Writing, Video Editing, Web Design for Mass Media.

Ball State University, Muncie, IN. (Summer 2002 - Summer 2012) Department of Telecommunications
Assistant Professor of Multimedia
Advanced Video Production, Digital Image Design, Digital Storytelling,
DVD Design, Intermediate Video Production, Media Interaction Design, Web Design.

Graduate Courses: Digital Production, New Media and Interaction Design, Digital Story Design and Development.

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. (Summer 2000 - Summer 2002) College of Communications and Information Studies
Creative Director - Media Center for the Future
Design and Layout, Web Design and Publishing.

Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO. (Fall 1996 - Spring 2000) Department of Communication & Mass Media
Assistant Professor - Interactive Media
Broadcast Performance, Directing for Television, Introduction to Media Design and Production, Introduction to Multimedia Design, Mass Media and Society, Multimedia Interactivity Design, New Communication Technologies, Television Studio Production, Web Site Design and Construction.

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. (Summer 1993 - Spring 1996) Department of Communication
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Basic Audio Production, Communication Media in Modern Society, Electronic Field Production, Television Studio Production.

Lexington Community College, Lexington, KY. (Spring 1992 - Spring 1993)
Communication Instructor
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Communication.

Ph.D. in Communication  - University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 1998

Master of Arts in Communication - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. 1991

Bachelor of General Studies - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. 1980

Dailey, J. C., (2011). Book Review: Frieden, R. (2010). Winning the Silicon Sweepstakes: Can the United States Compete in Global Communications? New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. December 2011.

Dailey, J. C., (2011). Web Site Review: Creative Edge. Safari Books Online, LCC. Web. 13 Aug. 2011. http://www.peachpit.com/creativeedge/
. Journal of Media Education. Broadcast Education Association. October 2011.

Dailey, J. C., (2005). Blogging for Learning. Feedback
. Broadcast Education Association. November 2005.

Dailey, J. C., (2005). Digital Video Editing. a chapter in:
Convergent Journalism: an Introduction: Writing and Producing Across Media. Elsevier Science & Technology Books. September 2005.

Kramer, M. W., Dailey, J. C., and Kuo, C. (1997). The Impact of Brainstorming Techniques on Subsequent Group Processes: Beyond Generating Ideas. Small Group Research.

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. (Fall 2017 - )
University Relations
Content Strategist

WKYT-TV, Lexington, KY. (1982-1990)
Senior Assistant Director / Electronic Graphics Designer
Supervised 2-3 members of the On-Air Team as Senior Master Control Director. Directed live news and remote field productions. Performed a wide variety of creating/programming tasks on electronic art & digital video effects systems. Served as the station’s in-house still photographer.

WLEX-TV, Lexington, KY. (1978-1982)
Lighting / Set Designer / Floor Director / Camera Operator
Lighting / Set Design for several public service shows and commercial productions each week. Floor directed 10 newscasts per week.
Passed FCC General Radio-Telephone Operator License - #PL-6-35567 (Lifetime Certificate).

Michael Bowling Distinguished Advising Award - Stephens College - Spring 2017
Phi Kappa Phi Membership, Chapter 290 - October 16, 2005
Apple iCards Featured Artist - International On-Line Photography Exhibition - Fall 2004
Graduate Student Teacher of the Year Award - MU Department of Communication - Spring 1996