James H. Miller

MEDIA CRITIC & EDUCATOR

I am the Media Critic for Insider Louisville, the Department Chair of the nationally recognized Journalism & Communication magnet at duPont Manual Magnet High School, a husband and a father. I also work as a freelance writer, editor & reviewer—contact me for rates.

  • jameshmiller71@gmail.com
  • 502-354-3181

Employment

  • Department Chair, Journalism & Communication magnet2006-present

    duPont Manual High School

    Classes taught: Journalism 1 & 2, Broadcast Journalism 1 & 2, Multimedia. Advised daily student TV news show, Manual AM, and online student publication, Manual Redeye. Supervised construction of brand-new set and control room. Added classes to program, including Editorial Leadership, Creative Writing, and Multimedia; also added an internship program with local media organizations.

  • Co-Director2008-present

    Summer Media Expedition

    Teaching intensive media workshops before leading students on 10-day documentary trips overseas.

  • Teacher2005-present

    Young Writers Workshop

    Teaching speechwriting and blogging classes to youth from third through twelfth grade.

  • Journalism & English Teacher2003-2006

    Shawnee High School

Media Experience

  • Media CriticNovember 2014-present

    Insider Louisville

    Critically examine local news in print, broadcast, and online media; oversee and publish student research on local TV news; engage with local news executives and gatekeepers on their media products; participate in public forums on related topics

  • Media CriticJanuary 2013-November 2014

    WFPL

    Critically examine local news in print, broadcast, and online media; oversee and publish student research on local TV news; engage with local news executives and gatekeepers on their media products; participate in public forums on related topics

  • Book Reviewer2012-present

    Courier-Journal

    Edited and redesigned stories from the paper edition for the Courier-Journal’s website.

  • Web Editor1999

    Courier-Journal

    Edited and redesigned stories from the paper edition for the Courier-Journal’s website.

  • Video Editor1995-1997

    WHAS-11

    Edited and assisted with field production of news stories. Converted analog stories to digital as part of station’s efforts to go completely digital.

Lifetime Achievement Award, duPont Manual PTSA

James L. Highland Media Adviser of the Year, Western Kentucky University

Enoch Grehan Prize, University of Kentucky

ASNE Reynolds High School Journalism Institute, UT Austin 2012

Certified Journalism Educator, Journalism Education Association

Master of Arts in Teaching, University of Louisville, 2005

Bachelor of Arts in Communications, University of Memphis, 1994

Contact info



  • Email: jameshmiller71@gmail.com
  • Phone: 502-354-3181
  • Website: http://jameshmiller.com

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