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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 Photographers 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.

Society of Professional Journalists
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

  • 2018    Student Television Network National Convention, session speaker
  • 2018    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, keynote speaker & faculty
  • 2018    Florida Scholastic Press Association Annual State Convention, keynote speaker & sessions speaker
  • 2018    USAID Macedonia, Consultant for USAID.Gov (through AECOM), Sitel Television Network Skopje, Macedonia
  • 2018    California State University Summer Arts Program, Visual Storytelling, co-developer & instructor
  • 2018    Excellence in Journalism Convention, Baltimore, MD, participant and student speaker
  • 2017    Michigan Association of Broadcasters, seminar leader
  • 2017    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, keynote speaker & faculty
  • 2017    Student Television Network National Convention, guest speaker
  • 2017    North Carolina Broadcasters, guest speaker
  • 2017    Storytelling Workshop Advance Media NY, instructor
  • 2017    MediaShift/ CUNY Twitter Chat, Participant/Newhouse Representative
  • 2017    Sound of Life Storytelling Workshop, keynote speaker
  • 2016    Syracuse Setback (Mental Health Awareness Week), speaker
  • 2016    WNBC-TV, New York, NY, visiting lecturer and seminar leader for photojournalists
  • 2016    Associated Press, “State of the Media,” S.I. Newhouse, Syracuse University, speaker co-coordinator
  • 2016    S.I. Newhouse Fall Workshop, Syracuse University, faculty
  • 2016    Louisiana Association of Broadcasters LAB/MAB, convention speaker
  • 2016    DINFOS (Defense Information School) Fort Meade, MD seminar instructor
  • 2016    The Poynter Institute, Visiting Faculty and Co-Presenter of three-day seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2016    Texas Association of Broadcasters, full day seminar co-speaker
  • 2016    Journalism Education Association/ National Scholastic Press Association, convention speaker
  • 2016    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer, key note for National Broadcasting Society Chapter and coaching one-on-one with students
  • 2016    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2016    Student Television Network, 4-day convention seminar speaker and judge
  • 2016    Southern Illinois University, multi-day seminar leader
  • 2015    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of three-day seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2015    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer, key note for National Broadcasting Society Chapter and coaching one-on-one with students
  • 2015    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2015    Quinnipiac University, visiting lecturer and coaching one-on-one with students
  • 2015    PBS Hawaii, full week seminar leader for high school and middle school journalism students for their prime time show, Hiki No, Maui, HI
  • 2015    Student Television Network 4-day convention seminar speaker and judge
  • 2015    The University of Central Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2015    The University of North Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2015    The University of Southern California, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2015    SCAN-NATOA for Southern California, full day seminar leader
  • 2015    Carlsbad High School Full Day Seminar Leader, featured speaker
  • 2015    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2014    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of three-day seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2014    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2014    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer, key note for National Broadcasting Society Chapter and coaching one-on-one with students
  • 2014    PBS Hawaii, full week seminar leader for high school and middle school journalism students for their prime time show, Hiki No, Kauai, HI
  • 2014    The University of Central Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2014    The University of Southern California, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2014    SCAN-NATOA for Southern California, full day seminar leader
  • 2014    Maine Association of Broadcasters, co-presenter, full day seminar
  • 2014    Carlsbad High School Full Day Seminar Leader, featured speaker
  • 2014    Maine Association of Broadcaster, seminar leader
  • 2014    Hawaii Association of Broadcasters, full day seminar co-speaker
  • 2014    Texas Association of Broadcasters, full day seminar co-speaker
  • 2014    Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, News Seminar co-presenter
  • 2014    Student Television Network 4-day convention seminar speaker and judge
  • 2014    KLAS-TV News, Las Vegas, NV, training seminar
  • 2013    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co-presenter of three-day seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2013    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer, key note for National Broadcasting Society Chapter and coaching one-on-one with students
  • 2013    The University of Central Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2013    The University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2013    Alaska Association of Broadcasters, Storytelling Seminar, presenter
  • 2013    Student Television Network 4-day convention seminar speaker and judge
  • 2013    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2013    Carlsbad High School, Carlsbad, CA, full day seminar, featured speaker
  • 2013    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2013    University of Missouri/KOMU-TV, Columbia, visiting lecturer
  • 2013    Kansas Association of Broadcasters, Storytelling Seminar, presenter
  • 2013    Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, News Seminar co-presenter
  • 2013    WGAL-TV, Lancaster, PA Full day seminar for entire newsroom staff
  • 2013    Cayman 27-CITN, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, seminar leader for newsroom staff
  • 2013    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2012    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2012    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer, keynote for National Broadcasting Society Chapter and coaching one-on-one with students
  • 2012    Student Television Network 4-day convention seminar speaker
  • 2012    RTNDA Convention, Fort Lauderdale, FL seminar leader
  • 2012    DINFOS (Defense Information School) Fort Meade, MD Full day seminar
  • 2012    The University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2012    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2012    Kansas Association of Broadcasters, Storytelling Seminar
  • 2012    University of Missouri/KOMU-TV, Columbia, visiting lecturer
  • 2012    Carlsbad High School, Carlsbad, CA full day seminar, featured speaker
  • 2012    Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, News Seminar co-presenter
  • 2012    Nebraska High School Press Association State Convention, keynote speaker
  • 2012    Society of Professional Journalists/RTDNA (joint convention), seminar speaker
  • 2012    KLAS-TV News, Las Vegas, NV, training seminar
  • 2011    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2011    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co-presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2011    SCAN-NATOA for Southern California, full day seminar
  • 2011    Hawaii Schools/PBS Initiative: Hiki No, five-day seminar
  • 2011    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2011    Nebraska High School Press Association State Convention, keynote speaker
  • 2011    Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker and judge, four days
  • 2011    Texas Association of Broadcasters, seminar leader
  • 2011    University of Missouri/KOMU-TV, Columbia, visiting lecturer
  • 2011    Hawaii Association of Broadcasters State Convention, seminar leader
  • 2011    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2011    Cayman 27-CITN, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, seminar leader
  • 2011    South Carolina Broadcasters Association, State Convention Workshop
  • 2011    News12 Storytelling seminars (NYC area), four seminars for all seven bureaus
  • 2011    PBS/Hawaii full day seminar for editorial and production staff
  • 2010    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co-presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2010    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2010    Hawaii Schools/PBS Initiative: Hiki No, five-day seminar
  • 2010    Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker and judge, four days
  • 2010    University of Missouri/KOMU-TV, Columbia, visiting lecturer
  • 2010    The Roanoke Times Seminar for Web Storytelling for Newsroom Staff, Roanoke, VA.
  • 2010    Nebraska High School Press Association State Convention, keynote speaker
  • 2010    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2010    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2010    SCAN-NATOA for Southern California, full day seminar
  • 2010    New Mexico Broadcasters Association, State Convention Workshop
  • 2010    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2010    RTNDA @ NAB featured panelist with Al Tompkins, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2010    WTSP-TV St. Petersburg, FL, seminar for newsroom
  • 2009    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2009    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2009    Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker and judge, four days
  • 2009    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2009    Hawaii Association of Broadcasters State Convention, seminar leader
  • 2009    Nebraska High School Press Association State Convention, keynote speaker
  • 2009    SCAN-NATOA for Southern California, full day seminar
  • 2009    University of Missouri/KOMU-TV, Columbia, visiting lecturer
  • 2009    DINFOS (Defense Information School) Fort Meade, MD full day seminar
  • 2009    RTNDA @ NAB Three Day/Four Person VJ seminar
  • 2009    SRTVS (Soldiers Radio and Television Services) Washington, DC, co-presenter
  • 2009    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2008    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2008    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2008    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2008    Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker and judge, four days
  • 2008    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2008    University of Nebraska at Lincoln, full day seminar, visiting lecturer
  • 2008    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2008    Nebraska News Photographers Association, John Savage seminar speaker
  • 2008    Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker and judge
  • 2008    Nebraska High School Press Association State Convention, keynote speaker
  • 2008    University of Missouri/KOMU-TV, Columbia, visiting lecturer
  • 2008    Microsoft, Inc., two full day storytelling seminars for online media channels
  • 2008    NATAS, Mid-Atlantic Region, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, PA News Workshop
  • 2008    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2008    RTNDA @ NAB featured panelist with Al Tompkins, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2008    Student Television Network Summer Camp for returning teachers, Springfield MO
  • 2008    Ohio Association of Broadcasters, News Workshop Seminar, Columbus, OH
  • 2008    University of South Florida, full day guest lecturer, Tampa, FL  
  • 2007    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2007    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2007    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2007    Global TV Edmonton and Calgary seminars, Canada
  • 2007    NATOA Regional Conference keynote co-speaker, Phoenix, AZ
  • 2007    NATOA Regional Conference keynote speaker, Cleveland, OH
  • 2007    Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker and judge
  • 2007    RTNDA @ NAB featured panelist with Al Tompkins, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2007    Missouri Broadcasters Association, St. Louis, MO, featured speaker
  • 2007    WTSP-TV St. Petersburg, FL, seminar for newsroom
  • 2007    KCLV-TV, Las Vegas, NV, Workshop presenter
  • 2007    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2007    University of South Florida, full day guest lecturer, Tampa, FL
  • 2006    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2006    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2006    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2006    Icelandic Broadcasting Service Television, Reykjavik, two-day staff seminar
  • 2006    West Virginia Broadcasters Association, State Convention Workshop
  • 2006    Kentucky High School Journalism Association, keynote and seminar speaker
  • 2006    Hawaii Schools/PBS Initiative: Hiki No, five-day seminar
  • 2006    KLAS-TV News, Las Vegas, NV training seminar
  • 2006    Promax/BDA, New York, NY, featured speaker
  • 2006    University of South Florida, full day guest lecturer, Tampa, FL  
  • 2006    NATOA National Convention, keynote-programming speaker
  • 2006    WPBF-TV News, West Palm Beach, FL, training seminar
  • 2006    South Carolina Broadcasters Association, State Convention Workshop
  • 2006    New Mexico Broadcasters Association, State Convention Workshop
  • 2006    Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker and judge
  • 2006    Alhambra Unified School District, featured speaker
  • 2006    KCLV-TV, Las Vegas, NV, Workshop presenter
  • 2006    Stoneman Douglas High School broadcast journalism class, full day seminar
  • 2006    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2005    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2005    The University of Florida, visiting lecturer and seminar leader
  • 2005    Michigan Association of Broadcasters, keynote speaker
  • 2005    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2005    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2005    Student Television Network, National Convention, featured speaker
  • 2005    Stoneman Douglas High School broadcast journalism class, full day seminar
  • 2005    University of South Florida, full day guest lecturer, Tampa, FL
  • 2004    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2004    NATOA National Convention, keynote-programming speaker
  • 2004    KCLV-TV, Las Vegas, NV Workshop presenter
  • 2004    Stoneman Douglas High School broadcast journalism class, full day seminar
  • 2004    IRE Regional Convention, Las Vegas, NV, featured speaker
  • 2004    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2004    Hawaii Association of Broadcasters State Convention
  • 2004    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2004    University of South Florida, full day guest lecturer, Tampa, FL  
  • 2003    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co-presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2003    Hawaii Association of Broadcasters State Convention
  • 2003    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2002    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2002    Hawaii Association of Broadcasters State Convention
  • 2002    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2002    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2002    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2002    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer
  • 2001    The Poynter Institute, visiting faculty and co presenter of week-long seminar, TV Power Reporting: Telling Stronger Stories
  • 2001    Florida Scholastic Press Association, featured guest speaker
  • 2001    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 2001    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2001    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer  
  • 2001    National Press Photographers Association (Chicago & Kansas City), TV Airborne, faculty
  • 2001    Society of Professional Journalists/RTDNA (joint convention), seminar speaker
  • 2000    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 2000    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer  
  • 1999    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 1999    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, faculty
  • 1999    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer  
  • 1998    University of Southern California, visiting lecturer
  • 1998    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer  
  • 1997    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer
  • 1996    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer
  • 1995    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer
  • 1994-1986    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, full-day guest lecturer

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
  • 2003    Edward R. Murrow Award, Feature Reporting, The Wranglers with Steve Hartman
  • 2001    National News and Documentary Emmy Nomination, Producer, 48 Hours Special Everybody Has a Story” (Best Report in a News magazine in 2001), NATAS, New York
  • 2000 to 2001    Alfred I. Dupont Columbia University Award, Photographer, CBS Evenings News, Everybody has a Story
  • 1998    Emmy Award, Camera (Light News Story), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1998    Emmy Award, Producer (Feature Segment), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1998    Emmy Award, Producer (L.A. Local Color), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1998    Emmy Nomination, Producer (Outstanding Sports Reporting), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1998    Emmy Nomination, Camera (Light News Story-Single Report), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1998    Emmy Nomination, Producer (Serious News Story – Single Report), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1998    Emmy Nomination, Outstanding News Videographer, NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1998    Videographer of the Year, Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles
  • 1998    AP Award, Videographer of the Year, APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1998    AP Award, Best Regularly Scheduled Feature (Producer), APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1998    Golden Mike Award for Best Light Feature Reporting (Producer), RTNA of Southern California
  • 1998    Golden Mike Award for Best Sports Feature Reporting (Producer), RTNA of Southern California
  • 1998    Golden Mike Award for Best News Special (Co-Photographer), RTNA of Southern California
  • 1997    Emmy Award, Producer (Outstanding News Feature Reporting), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1997    Emmy Nomination, Camera (Outstanding News Videographer), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1997    Emmy Nomination, Producer (Light News Story – Multi part), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1997    Emmy Nomination, Producer (Light News Story – Single Report), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1997    Emmy Nomination, Camera (Live Coverage Unscheduled News Event), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1997    Golden Mike Award, for Best Videographer of a Feature Series or Special, RTNA of Southern California
  • 1997    Golden Mike Award for Best Light News Series Reporting, RTNA of Southern California
  • 1997    First Place, (Producer) Best Regularly Scheduled Feature, APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1997    First Place, (Co-Producer) Best Special Programming, APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1996    Emmy Award, Camera (Outstanding News Videographer), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1996    Emmy Nomination, Camera (Serious News Story), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1996    Emmy Nomination, Camera (Light News Story, Second in Category), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1996    Emmy Nomination, Producer (Outstanding Hard News Reporting), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1996    Emmy Nomination, Producer (Outstanding News Feature Reporting), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1996    Golden Mike Award for Best News Videographer of a Feature Series or Special, RTNA of Southern California
  • 1996    First Place, Feature Photography, Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles
  • 1996    First Place, Videographer of a News Feature, APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1996    First Place, Regularly Scheduled Feature, APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1996    First Place, Videographer of Sports, APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1995    Emmy Nomination, Producer (News Feature), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1995    Golden Mike Award for Best Light Feature (Photography), RTNA of Southern California
  • 1994    Emmy Award (Group) for Live Coverage: Earthquake, NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1993    Emmy Nomination, Camera (News Feature), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1990    Emmy Nomination, Camera (News Feature), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1990    Emmy Nomination, News Editing (Hard News), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1990    First Place, Best Light Feature, APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1990    Golden Mike Award for Best Light Feature, APTRA (California-Nevada)
  • 1990    Golden Mike Award for Best Serious Feature (Editing), RTNA of Southern California
  • 1988    Emmy Nomination, News Editing (Feature), NATAS, Los Angeles
  • 1987    Golden Mike (Group for Earthquake Coverage), RTNA of Southern California
  • 1984    United Press International Award of Excellence in Reporting, Florida
  • 1983    Emmy Award for Individual Achievement in Editing, NATAS, Florida