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Andrew Silk, BJ

Lecturer Journalism & New Media

Office Phone: 951-552-8911
E-mail: asilk@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 364
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:30-2:00, 2:30-3:30 Thursdays 1:30-3:30 M,W,F, virtual office hours by appointment phone/skype/webex. Email to set up an appointment.

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
BJ Journalism/ Photojournalism & Sociology University of Missouri 2000

Courses Taught

Art 210- Beginning Photography
Journalism 310- Advanced Digital Photography
Journalism 410- Photo Editing
Journalism 216- Digital Storytelling
Journalism 360 Audio-Video News Gathering

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

19 years of experience as a visual storyteller
Owner of Tell Visual Stories a Video Production firm. (tellvisualstories.com)
Has worked as photojournalist, picture editor, writer, filmmaker, videographer, audio engineer, director, producer, editor, director of photography, and educator.  His photographs have been published in numerous publications, including National Geographic and on the cover of Newsweek Magazine. His work with CRM Empowering Leaders, an international missions organization took him to over 25 countries filming in numerous languages over nine years. Andrew has produced countless numbers of short films, corporate videos, testimonial videos, and training videos, specializing in cinematic, documentary and narrative-driven video approaches.
Other scholarly interests include, Missions Communications; History of Photojournalism; Documentary Photography & New Media.

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Teaching Experience

Guest Lecturer, Biola University
Blair International Baccalaureate School

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Research, Presentations, & Publications

Silk, Andrew. "Current Trends in Distribution of Visual Media" ABWE Volunteer Photographer Enrichment Seminar. Harrisburg. 13 Sept. 2008. Lecture

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Church Membership & Activities

Silverlake Community Church

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Interests & Hobbies

Besides visual communications, Andrew’s passions include Jesus, his wife, social justice, international cuisine.

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Personal Philosophy

“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”
― Dorothea Lange
"The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light."
― Matthew 6:22

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