Les’ Resume

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LES ROSE
Professor of Practice
S.I. Newhouse School
Broadcast and Digital Journalism
215 University Place, Newhouse 2-376
Syracuse, NY 13210

EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Masters of Arts, Journalism 2010
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism 1979
University of South Florida, Tampa

CAREER EXPERIENCE

Professor of Practice, S.I. Newhouse School
August 2016 – Present
Broadcast and Digital Journalism, Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Television News Photojournalist and Field Producer
November 1998 – July 2016
CBS Network News
Los Angeles, CA

  • Assignments include all CBS News Broadcasts and primetime news programs and extensive weekly work for “CBS Sunday Morning”
  • Co-photojournalist, “On the Road with Steve Hartman” 2011-Present
  • Photojournalist, “Everybody Has a Story” with Steve Hartman 1998-2004
  • Photojournalist, “60 Minutes 2” end segments with Steve Hartman 2005
  • Co-photojournalist, “Assignment America” segments 2005- 2010

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • National Press Photographer’s Association (Volunteer Position)
    January 2000 – Present
    TV News Critique Chairman: Program administration to critique stories from NPPA television photographers, editors, reporters and anchors nationwide.
  • Student Television Network (Volunteer Position)
    March 2012 – Present
    Advisory Board: Program development assistance and seminar formulation for yearly convention and judging student work.
  •  Columbia (MO.) Area Career Center, Journalism Programs (Volunteer Position)
    September 2009 – Present
    Board Member: Program development assistance and student work critic.
  • Broadcast Education Association
  • National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  • Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles
  • Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

SEMINARS and LECTURE ENGAGEMENTS

  • Michigan Association of Broadcasters, seminar leader 2005, 2017
  • WNBC-TV, New York, NY, visiting lecturer and seminar leader 2016
  • Associated Press, “State of the Media,” S.I. Newhouse, Syracuse University 2016
  • S.I. Newhouse Fall Workshop, Syracuse University 2016
  • Louisiana Association of Broadcaster LAB/MAB, convention speaker 2016
  • JEA/ NSPA, convention speaker 2016
  • Southern Illinois University, multi-day seminar leader 2016
  • Quinnipiac University, visiting lecturer 2015
  • The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty 2001-2016
  • “Advanced Multimedia Reporting with Video”
  • “Powerful TV Photojournalism”
  • “TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories”
  • The University of Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader 2009-2016
  • The University of Central Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader 2014, 2015
  • The University of North Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader 2015
  • Maine Association of Broadcasters, seminar leader 2014
  • Alaska Association of Broadcasters, Storytelling Seminar 2013
  • Carlsbad High School, Carlsbad, CA., full day seminar, featured speaker 2012-2015
  • Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker 2001, 2002, 2004-2013, 2015
  • Hawaii Association of Broadcasters State Convention 2002-2004, 2009, 2011, 2014
  • Kansas Association of Broadcasters, Storytelling Seminar 2013
  • NPPA News Video Workshop, Norman, OK. Faculty 1999, 2001-2004, 2006-2008, 2013-2017
  • Oklahoma Broadcasters Association Convention with Al Tompkins 2012-2014
  • SCAN-NATOA for Southern California, full day seminar 2009-2011, 2014, 2015
  • Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker 2005-2016
  • Texas Association of Broadcasters, seminar leader 2011-2014, 2016
  • University of Missouri/KOMU-TV, Columbia, visiting lecturer 2008-2013
  • University of Southern California, visiting lecturer 1998-2002, 2008-2015
  • WGAL-TV, Lancaster, PA. full day seminar 2013
  • Columbia, Missouri Schools, lecturer for Broadcast Journalism students 2008-2012, 2014
  • DINFOS (Defense Information School) Fort Meade, MD. Full day seminar 2009, 2012, 2016
  • KLAS-TV News, Las Vegas, NV., training seminar 2006, 2012
  • Nebraska High School Press Association State Convention, keynote speaker 2008-2012
  • Oklahoma Assoc. of Broadcasters, News Seminar with Al Tompkins 2012-2014
  • RTNDA Convention, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2012
  • Society of Professional Journalists/RTDNA (joint convention), seminar speaker 2001, 2012
  • Cayman 27-CITN, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, seminar leader 2011, 2013
  • Hawaii Schools/PBS Initiative: “Hiki No” five-day seminar 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015
  • News12 Storytelling seminars (NYC area), 4 seminars for all 7 bureaus 2011
  • PBS/Hawaii full day seminar for editorial and production staff 2011
  • South Carolina Broadcasters Association, State Convention Workshop 2006, 2011
  • New Mexico Broadcasters Association, State Convention Workshop 2006, 2010
  • NPPA Northern Short Course, keynote speaker 2005, 2010
  • RTNDA @ NAB featured panelist with Al Tompkins, Las Vegas, NV. 2007, 2008, 2010
  • The Roanoke Times Seminar for Web Storytelling for Newsroom Staff, Roanoke, VA. 2010
  • WTSP-TV St. Petersburg, FL., seminar for newsroom 2007, 2010
  • RTNDA @ NAB Three Day/Four Person VJ seminar 2009
  • SRTVS (Soldiers Radio and Television Services) Washington, D.C., co-presenter 2009
  • Microsoft, Inc., two full day storytelling seminars for online media channels 2008
  • NATAS, Mid-Atlantic Region, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, PA., news workshop 2008
  • Nebraska News Photographers Association, John Savage seminar speaker 2008
  • Ohio Association of Broadcasters, News Workshop Seminar, Columbus, OH. 2008
  • Student Television Network Summer Camp for returning teachers 2008
  • University of Nebraska at Lincoln, full day seminar, visiting lecturer 2008
  • Global TV Edmonton and Calgary seminars, Canada 2007
  • KCLV-TV, Las Vegas, NV., workshop presenter 2004, 2006, 2007
  • Missouri Broadcasters Association, St. Louis, MO., featured speaker 2007
  • NATOA Regional Conference keynote co-speaker, Phoenix, AZ. 2007
  • NATOA Regional Conference keynote speaker, Cleveland, Ohio 2007
  • Alhambra Unified School District, featured speaker 2006
  • Icelandic Broadcasting Service Television, Reykjavik, two-day staff seminar 2006
  • Kentucky High School Journalism Association, keynote and seminar speaker 2006
  • NATOA National Convention, keynote-programming speaker 2004, 2006
  • Promax/BDA, New York, N.Y., featured speaker 2006
  • Stoneman Douglas High School broadcast journalism class, full day seminar 2004-2006
  • West Virginia Broadcasters Association, State Convention Workshop 2006
  • WPBF-TV News, West Palm Beach, FL., training seminar 2006

AWARDS

  • 2015 Edward R. Murrow Award (shared/ contributor to show) Best Newscast CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley
  • 2015 Emmy Award (shared/contributor to show) CBS Sunday Morning, Outstanding Morning Program, Daytime Emmys
  • 2013 Emmy Award (shared/contributor to show) CBS Sunday Morning, Outstanding Morning Program, Daytime Emmys
  • 2013 Gracie Award “Cancer Cure” (team win), Alliance for Women in Media
  • 2013 SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Award for Feature Reporting (Network Television, Team Win)
  • 2011 “University Libraries Influence Award Winner,” University of Nebraska, for Influence of Thesis:  Edward R. Murrow’s Ethics and Influence
  • 2009-2010 Alfred I. Dupont Columbia University Award (shared) for “CBS Reports: Children of the Recession”
  • 2006 Florida Scholastic Press Association, Gold Medallion Award