Jay’s professional background revolves around both Video Production and Academics. As the Instructional Technologist for Florida International University, he is responsible for the planning effective implementation of technology tools to enhance the learning experience of undergraduate students as it directly relates to academic advising, student progress and development. In addition, Jay teaches “Multimedia Production” for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and “First-Year Experience” for Undergraduate Education.
Prior to that, Jay worked at Miami Dade College for over ten years as an instructor of television production. Some of the classes he taught included “Radio & Television Announcing,” “Broadcast News,” “Writing for Electronic Media,” “Television Studio Production,” and “Electronic Field Production.” Jay also served as the Production Supervisor for MDC-TV (the college’s television network), as well as the Internship Coordinator for the television program.
Jay was involved with the network launch of PAX-TV in 1998. As a Network Writer/Producer, he wrote and produced commercials for “Touched by An Angel,” “Diagnosis Murder,” and “Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman.”
This amazing career began with Continental Cablevision. As a Regional Production Manager, Jay produced videos that promoted the cable company. He also served as on-air talent for local high school sports broadcasts.
Jay holds a M.A. in Educational Technology from Florida Gulf Coast University, a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida, and a B.A. in Communication from Florida Atlantic University.