Tom Hallaq, M.Ed., Assistant Professor, Television Broadcasting
Tom Hallaq's professional background is in live television producing and directing. He was part of the startup news team for KSTU Fox 13 in Salt Lake City, UT were he also produced for the Utah Jazz broadcasts. He has also worked as a News Operations Manager for WDEF-TV, CBS, in Chattanooga, TN and for KNDU-TV, NBC, in Kennewick, WA. In addition to his work at network affiliates, he has also been involved in several independent productions and continues to stay involved as a working freelance professional in the video industry.
Mr. Hallaq earned his Bachelors of Arts degree in Communications from Brigham Young University and his Master's of Education in Instructional Media and Technology from Eastern Washington University. His research interests include media literacy and cultural effects of media and broadcast history.
Although Tom has lived in several states throughout his professional career, his roots are here in Idaho, were he grew up. He is happy to be back home.