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Ray Niekamp

Ray Niekamp

Office: Old Main 330
Phone: 512-245-3913

MC3311 - Video Production
MC3394 - Management of Electronic Media

Ray Niekamp teaches in the Electronic Media sequence at Texas State.  Niekamp received a Ph.D in Mass Communication from Penn State University and an M.A. in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota.

In addition to his work as an educator, Niekamp worked in television news for 16 years as an assignment editor, reporter, producer, photographer, editor and occasional anchor.  He has been honored with the Poynter Teaching Fellowship at the Poynter Institute and the Gannett Teaching Fellowship at Indiana University.  Niekamp is interested in the changing environment of broadcasting, and how the industry continues to evolve through changes in regulation and technology.  In his spare time, he enjoys bicycling and is an avid book reader.