About the Author

Andrew Hicks Utterback, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Eastern Connecticut State University. As a former Senior Production Technician, he writes from professional studio-based television experience on over 300 major production assignments that include program credits in master control, as Grip, Gaffer, Camera Operator, Playback, Floor Director, Audio, Technical Director, Graphics, Assistant Director, and Director. Since 1996, Dr. Utterback has trained hundreds of students in Studio Television Production at the University of Utah, Northern Arizona University, Marist College, and Eastern Connecticut State University.

Dr. Utterback is available for consultation, guest lectures, and demonstrations. Instructor and student feedback on the web materials and the textbook are always welcome! Dr. Utterback may be contacted by email: [email protected].