Robin Cecala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Broadcast Production
- Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of Southern Mississippi
- M.S., Multimedia Technology, Duquesne University
- B.S., Communication, State University of New York at Fredonia
- Survey of Mass Communication
- Broadcast Writing & Editing
- Introduction to Broadcasting
- Video Production & Editing I, II
- Professional Video Techniques
- International Media
- Media Ethics & Responsibility
- Communication Law & Regulation
- Directed Readings
- Directed Research
Robin Cecala, Ph.D., comes to Point Park from the University of Southern Mississippi, where she was an instructor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and assistant director of television operations for the Student Media Center. Cecala also taught in the Communication Department at the State University of New York at Fredonia.
- U-View, Point Park's student-run television channel
- Broadcast Education Association, chair, student media advisors division
- Broadcast Education Association
- Media Association of Pittsburgh
- "Beyond Sustainment: Growing Student Media Funds Despite Cuts to Higher Education," moderator, Broadcast Education Association Conference, 2019.
- "But I Didn't Know!!!: Strategies to Help Avoid Legal Issues in Your Student Media," panelist/session organizer/moderator, Broadcast Education Association Conference, 2019.
- "Fighting the Good Fight: Inspiring the Production of Quality Student Programming," panelist/session organizer/moderator, Broadcast Education Association Conference, 2018.
- "We Teach Storytelling, Not Journalism," panelist, Broadcast Education Association Conference, 2018.
- "When the Coaches Say 'Academics is Our Priority' - What Really Happens," panelist, Broadcast Education Association Conference, 2018.
Awards and Honors
- Assessment Award, Point Park University's Center for Teaching Excellence
- Arthur J. Kaul Memorial Fellowship, 2009
- Top Graduate Student Teacher, University of Southern Mississippi, 2008
- Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society inductee, 2007
- Web Designer/Administrator, King School Kids, Bethel Park, Pa.
- Web Designer/Administrator, First Bethel United Methodist Church, Bethel Park, Pa.
- Videographer/Editor, Ward Home, Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Photographer, Scott's Family Resort, Deposit, N.Y.
- Independent Videographer/Editor, Pittsburgh, Pa., Binghamton, N.Y., Hattiesburg, Miss.
Point Park Features
- "A Spotlight on the B.A. in Broadcast Production and Media Management Program," Point Park University website, Aug. 10, 2020.
- "Faculty Profile: Meet Robin Cecala," Point Park University website, June 11, 2012.