Denise Belafonte-Young

Associate Professor, Film and Television

Curriculum Coordinator

Office Location:

Lynn Library

Room 315

Email: dbelafonte@lynn.edu

Phone: +1 561-237-7334

Fax: +1 561-237-7097

Why Lynn?

Lynn University has brought Denise Belafonte-Young great enjoyment for the past 18 years as it challenges her daily desire to educate and display herself as a role model and mentor to Lynn students.

Education:

B.A., Brooklyn College
M.F.A., Brooklyn College

Teaching Philosophy:

Denise Belafonte-Young believes that mastering communication and production skills requires both theory and practice. As such, she stresses focus on critical thinking as an important skill that will allow students to both create and analyze messages, and then execute visual and audible works to emphasize their research efforts. She is greatly rewarded when students reach the understanding and caliber of professionalism in their work, as she is able to use the tools and creativity of her professional works and experiences and watch our students develop.

Teaching Specialties:

Television pre-production, production, post-production
Public speaking
Media programming
Station management
Commercial production
Directing
Corporate video production
Sports broadcasting

Areas of Scholarship:

  • Broadcasting
  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Editing

Awards and Honors:

  • National Broadcasting Society-Rookie Chapter of the Year, 2007
  • Who's Who in America's Teachers, 1994
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