Michelle Redmond is a Broadcast News Lecturer in the Mayborn School of Journalism. She teaches courses intermediate broadcast and web writing and media performance for TV and the Internet. Before becoming a full-time faculty, she taught media writing classes in the Mayborn as an adjunct instructor.
Redmond recently completed her MFA degree in Cinema-Television at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Her 30-minute thesis documentary project is titled “Mondays at Minton’s.”
Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio.
Redmond joins the Mayborn School of Journalism after enjoying an adventurous, exciting career in both journalism and non-scripted taped or live feature programming. Redmond was the education reporter at WFAA-TV Dallas-Fort Worth, an anchor/reporter at WCIV-TV in Charleston, S.C. and an anchor/reporter at KGGB-TV in Albuquerque, N.M. She also has the distinction of executive producing two live, daily magazine style feature programs in the Dallas-Fort Worth market including Good Morning Texas at WFAA-TV (ABC affiliate) and Positively Texas at KTVT-TV (CBS affiliate). Her career choices also resulted in trips to destinations throughout the country and many locations around the world. Redmond was a producer/writer and member of the National Geographic Television launch team based in Washington, D.C. She also worked for Discovery Studios, the in-house production department, as a producer-writer for several shows associated with Discovery Communications, i.e. Travel Channel, Military Channel, Discovery Health, and The Discovery Network. Redmond also spent more than 10 years as a ‘go-to’ freelance field producer-director for The Oprah Winfrey Show. She was a staff field director for The Tyra Banks Show and the Food Networks, Calling All Cooks. She also spent a year freelance field producing-directing for the HGTV program, My First Sale. While working in Hollywood, Redmond was a DVD bonus feature producer for the re-issue of three classic Alfred Hitchcock films, and a 25th anniversary re-issue of Ben-Hur.
Honors and Awards:
More than 25 journalism awards, including three national Telly Awards.
Producers Guild of America
National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications.