Northern Kentucky University, Associate Professor and Director of Electronic Media and Broadcasting

Chris Strobel is an Associate Professor and the Director of Electronic Media and Broadcasting (EMB) at Northern Kentucky University. During his tenure at NKU, the EMB program has grown to over 230 undergraduate students, encompassing student-produced live sports on ESPN3, the music concert series Studio 89, and all aspects of documentary and narrative filmmaking. The EMB program now features an international focus, with recent classes visiting South Africa, Scotland, Belize and Sri Lanka.

Before going to film school at American University, Chris ran the production department of WTWO-TV, where beyond the commercials, newscasts and other live productions, he created an educational Saturday morning television show. After relocating to Cincinnati and prior to joining NKU, he owned a film and video production company, Good Morning Egg Productions, where he worked with large and small clients and edited five feature films. He has long been active in the local filmmaking community, including serving on the board and past president of the Southern Ohio Filmmakers Association, a co-founder of the College Movie Festival, the producer for the Cincinnati Fringe Festival’s Film Fringe, and a past producer for the Cincinnati 48-Hour Film Festival.