Les Rose Curriculum Vitae

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Les Rose

Professor of Practice, S.I. Newhouse

Broadcast and Digital Journalism

215 University Place, Newhouse 2-376

Syracuse, NY 13210

213-999-5516 cell

horose@syr.edu

murrowfan@gmail.com

www.lesroseonline.com

@LesRoseSyracuse

Since Fall of 2016, I have served as a Professor of Practice at the S.I Newhouse School at Syracuse University, in Broadcast and Digital Journalism. My duties include teaching three classes per semester, mentoring students, service to the university community, and service to the photojournalism industry, who I represent to the school.

For 38 years, I was a television news photojournalist/field producer/video editor/ live truck operator, and for 22 years, I was a photojournalist/field producer with CBS National Network News, including a seven-year stint during which I was paired with Steve Hartman in Everybody Has a Story.

I have been awarded five Emmy Awards, one National Peabody Award, and one National Edward R. Murrow. Since 1998, I have taught seminars for professionals, college and high school students in five countries.

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, Broadcast Journalism, 2010

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

            Achieved via synchronous online classes

            Thesis: Edward R. Murrow: His Life, Legacy, and Ethical Influence

Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism, 1979

University of South Florida, Tampa

Minor: American History

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

2011    University Libraries Influence Award Winner, University of Nebraska, for Influence of Thesis:  Edward R. Murrow’s Ethics and Influence

Most Downloaded Thesis for the University of Nebraska Library, 2010 and 2011

2000    Alumni of the Year, Mass Communications Department, University of South Florida

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND 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)

2009 to 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

CAREER EXPERIENCE

August 2016 to Present

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

November 1998 to July 2016

Television News Photojournalist and Field Producer
CBS Network News, Los Angeles Bureau (Studio City, California)

I have shot and field produced hundreds of stories for the CBS Evening News, CBS Sunday Morning and CBS This Morning

  • 2011 to present – Co-Photojournalist, On the Road with Steve Hartman
  • 2005 – Co-Photojournalist, 60 Minutes 2 end segments with Steve Hartman
  • 2005 – 2011 – Co-Photojournalist, Assignment America segments with Steve Hartman
  • 1998-2004 – Photojournalist/field producer, Everybody Has a Story with Steve Hartman
  • Ongoing – Photojournalist and field producer for CBS News primetime news programs
  • CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley (as well as Dan Rather, Bob Schieffer, and Katie Couric).

ENG Photojournalist, Editor, Live Truck Operator, Field Producer

January 1986 to November 1998

  • KCBS-TV News, Los Angeles (staff)
  • News photojournalism, editing, live remotes, and story producing
  • Photojournalist, field producer of a daily feature with Steve Hartman, 1994-1998
  • Helicopter aerial videographer
  • Special assignments included mini-documentaries (half hour) on subjects ranging from The Getty Museum and the rehabilitation of a beached grey whale at Sea World

ENG Photojournalist/Field Producer, Freelance, NBC Network News, Miami Bureau

January 1984 to January 1986

  • Assignments included war zone coverage in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Honduras.
  • Assignments also included stories in South America, Santo Domingo, Haiti, and the Southern United States
  • Stories and live remotes with satellite trucks seen on the NBC Today Show, The NBC Evening News with Tom Brokaw
  • Served as freelance audio technician for CBS Sports
  • Assignments included the South Florida Cocaine wars and Miami Vice
  • Assignments included several hurricanes and tornadoes

ENG Photojournalist, Editor, Live Truck Operator, Field Producer
WFLA-TV, Tampa, Florida

January 1982 to 1984

  • Photojournalist, field producer, and editor for 8 Country feature segment.
  • Covered numerous hurricanes and flooding stories in addition to sports stories.

ENG Cameraman, Editor, Field Producer-Promotions Department
TVI-TV News St. Louis, Missouri

September 1981 to January 1982

  • Shot and produced topical promos for air that evening to promote evening newscasts
  • Regularly shot aerials in station’s helicopter
  • Regularly helped out news department with breaking news

ENG Photojournalist/Editor/Live Aerial Photographer
WTSP-TV St. Petersburg, Florida

March 1981 to September 1981, staff (freelanced July 1980-March 1981)

  • Twice daily live aerial photographer for morning and evening newscasts
  • Edited for first year before I was assigned a camera

INTERNSHIPS

1979

  • WFLA-TV Tampa, Florida for more than one year     
  • WUSF-FM for six months

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

BOOKS, ARTICLES & WEBINARS

February 16, 2018: Profiled on WSYR-TV (ABC) News regarding connection to Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Florida.

Berg, Madeline. “Dumping On Trump Pays Off For Late-Night TV Shows.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 03 Feb. 2017.

Berg, Madeline. “The Megyn Kelly Gamble: A Look At The Risky Economics Behind Her Move to NBC.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 06 Jan. 2017.

Berg, Madeline. “Oprah Winfrey Named ’60 Minutes’ Special Contributor—And She’ll Bring Her Golden Touch.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 31 Jan. 2017.

Berg, Madeline. “How Cable News Capitalized On Viewers’ Uncertainty For Its Most-Watched Year Yet.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 27 Dec. 2017.

Berg, Madeline. “Megyn Kelly Holds Her Own With Alex Jones Interview, But Not With Ratings.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 19 June 2017.

Berg, Madeline. “Megyn Kelly’s NBC Debut With Vladimir Putin Falls Flat.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 05 June 2017.

Berg, Madeline. “Why Megyn Kelly Didn’t Make The List of Highest-Paid TV Hosts.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 7 Nov. 2017.

Berg, Madeline. “The World’s Highest-Paid TV Hosts: Dr. Phil, Ellen DeGeneres and Ryan Seacrest Lead.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 7 Nov. 2017.

Cowan, Jill. “California Today: Silicon Valley’s Hot Holiday Gift.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 5 Dec. 2018, www.nytimes.com/2018/12/05/us/california-today-air-pollution-monitors.html.

Cuccinello, Hayley C. “Trump Bump: How Sean Hannity Earned $36 Million This Year.” Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 16 July 2018.

Cuccinello, Hayley C. “The World’s Highest-Paid Radio Hosts Of 2018.” Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 6 Dec. 2018, www.forbes.com/sites/hayleycuccinello/2018/12/06/the-worlds-highest-paid-radio-hosts-of-2018/#5ba37c572560.

Delfino, Alanna. NPPA WORKSHOP: “GIVE US A WEEK AND WE’LL CHANGE YOUR LIFE.”. 2015. University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. <http://merrill.umd.edu/2015/03/nppaworkshop2015/>.

Graves, Allison. “Trump Says the Media Doesn’t Show His Crowds at Rallies.” @politifact. Tampa Bay Times, 3 Nov. 2016.

Haberman, Clyde. “For Shame: A Brief History of the Perp Walk.” The New York Times,

The New York Times, 2 Dec. 2018, www.nytimes.com/2018/12/02/us/perp-walk.html.

Pearl, Matt. “PODCAST EPISODE #56: LES ROSE, CBS NEWS & SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, “Telling The Story, 26 July 2017, tellingthestoryblog.com/podcast-episode-56-les-rose-cbs-news-syracuse-university/.

Report, Retro. “Perp Walks: When Police Roll Out the Blue Carpet.” The New York

Times, The New York Times, 2 Dec. 2018,

www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000006240387/perp-walks-police-retro-report.html?action=click&gtype=vhs&version=vhs-heading&module=vhs&region=title-area&cview=true&t=188.

Rose, Les. “Feature| Les Rose: Some Stories Do NOT Have Two Sides.” TV News Storytellers. TV News Storytellers, 11 Feb. 2017.

Rose, Les. Lighting Tips and Tricks for Better Pictures and Video. 15 September 2014. Poynter Institute. <https://www.newsu.org/courses/lighting-tips-and-tricks>. Webinar.

Rose, Les. “The Road Les Traveled.” News Photographer Magizine April 2004: 30-35.

Tompkins, Al. Aim for the Heart: Write, Shoot, Report and Produce for TV and Multimedia. Washington: CQ Press College, 2012.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Disaster Coverage I Shot and Produced

2011    Gabrielle Giffords shootings in Tucson, AZ (41 days of straight coverage)

2001    9/11 Coverage in Shankesville, PA and New York, NY

2000    Alaska Air crash (off Santa Barbara)

1994    Northridge Earthquake and numerous others

1993    Malibu firestorms

1992    Los Angeles Riots

1992     Hurricane Iniki in Hawaii and many in Florida

1991    Oakland firestorms

1986    Cerritos Air Disaster, Cerritos, California

1980    Skyway Bridge Disaster in Florida

MAJOR TRIALS COVERED

2011    The Dr. Conrad Murray Trial (Michael Jackson’s Doctor)

2007    OJ Simpson Preliminary Trial in Las Vegas

2005    The Robert Blake Trial

1994    OJ Simpson trials (final year on the first, six months of the second)

1993     The Michael Jackson Molestation Trial

1992    The Rodney King Trial

1989    The Menendez Brothers Trial

OTHER MEMORABLE ASSIGNMENTS

2014    Stanley Cup Playoffs

2013    The Bankruptcy of the Crystal Cathedral

2013    Los Angeles Diocese Priest Molestation Scandal

2012    Death of Whitney Houston

2012    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Los Angeles

2012    Stanley Cup Playoffs

2010    World Series

2009    NBA Playoffs

2008    Five network pool cameraman for five weeks on the road with candidate Barack Obama

2007    Democratic Debate in Las Vegas, NV

2007    Stanley Cup Playoffs

2006    President Ford’s funeral

2005    Jet Blue Landing

2003    Super Bowl XVIII

2003    Arnold for Governor Campaign

2004    Super Bowl XXXVIII

2003     Super Bowl XXXVII

2002    World Series

2002    American Idol finals (Covered every final set of shows until 2012)

2001    California Energy Crisis and Enron

2001    LAPD Rampart Police Scandal

2001    NBA Playoffs

2000    Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles

2000    NBA Playoffs

1999    Columbine High School shootings

1998    Eight days in Nagano, Japan studying Japanese culture (for the Winter Olympics) 

1996    Republican National Convention in San Diego

1996    Kurt Gibson’s Home Run during the World Series in Los Angeles

1996    Super Bowl XXX

1991    Dr. Jonas Salk announcing testing of an AIDS vaccine on humans

1989    World Series

1988    NBA Playoffs

1988    World Series

1988    Democratic National Convention in Atlanta

1987    NBA Playoffs

1986    Hostage David Jacobsen’s release to a US hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany

1986    Twelve Academy Awards Presentations (Covered every Award Presentation from 1986 to 1997)

1985    Undefeated Chicago Bears VS. Miami Dolphins

1984    Super Bowl XVIII

1984-86 Civil Wars of Nicaragua for NBC News

1984-86 Civil Wars of El Salvador for NBC News

Nine Grammy Awards and Five MTV Awards

INTERVIEWS OF NOTE

  • Jimmy Carter
  • Gerald Ford
  • Neil Diamond
  • Sonny Bono
  • Ty Murray
  • Buckminster Fuller
  • Beyonce’
  • Jack Lemon
  • Hugh Hefner
  • Larry Flynt
  • Bob Hope
  • Tommy Lasorda
  • Carol Burnett
  • Morris Day
  • Laurence Fishburne
  • George Burns
  • Devo
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Charlton Heston
  • Nicolas Cage
  • Gary Larson (The Far Side)
  • Ringo Starr
  • Paula Abdul
  • Billy Crystal
  • Jimmy Buffet
  • Walter Cronkite
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Jackson Browne
  • William Shatner/ Leonard Nimoy
  • Eddie Van Halen
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Sam Kinison
  • Mel Gibson
  • Nancy Reagan
  • Rosa Parks
  • Don Johnson
  • Martha Stewart
  • Cheech Marin
  • Chuck Yeager
  • Tito Puente
  • David Letterman
  • Carlos Santana
  • Jay Leno
  • Tom Hanks
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • B.B. King
  • Caroll Shelby
  • Telly Savalas
  • Raquel Welch
  • James Taylor
  • Carole King
  • Eric Clapton
  • David Crosby
  • Graham Nash
  • k d lang
  • Rob Reiner
  • Mariah Carey
  • Cheryl Ladd
  • Don Johnson
  • Kiefer Sutherland
  • Sir Elton John
  • Shaquille O’Neal
  • Bob Barker
  • Reba McIntire
  • Richard Branson
  • Kenneth Branagh
  • Martin Sheen
  • Julia-Louis Dreyfus
  • Emilio Estevez
  • The members of Lady Antebellum
  • KISS
  • The Cast of Hawaii 5-0 (2011)
  • Wayne Newton
  • Mick Fleetwood
  • Mike Tyson
  • Steve Wozniak (Apple Co-Founder)
  • Magic Johnson
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Alanis Morissette
  • Celine Dion
  • Gladys Knight
  • Leon Russell
  • Betty White
  • Clive Davis
  • Quincy Jones
  • Katy Perry
  • Oscar Winning Producer Harvey Weinstein
  • Sir George Martin
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Amy Van Dyken, Olympian

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Advisory Board Member                                                    
Student Television Network March 2012 to Present
Program development assistance and seminar formulation for yearly convention, and
judging of student work.

Advisory Board Member
Columbia (MO) Area Career Center, Journalism Programs      September 2009 to Present Program development assistance and student work critic.

TV News Critique Chairman
National Press Photographer’s Association                                January 2000 to Fall 2018 
Program administration to critique stories from NPPA television photographers, editors,
Reporters, and anchors nationwide.

                                            

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Syracuse Press Club

Society of Professional Journalists

Broadcast Education Association

National Press Photographers Association

National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Syracuse Press Club Member

Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles (officially 1986-2001, but still see my little brother)

I coach any journalist who asks for help with work issues, story writing, and finding stories.

Current and past coaching opportunities have included 15 years of the Al Tomkins’ “Power Reporting” classes at the The Poynter Institute, comprised of professionals around the world. For the past 6 years I have been working with students from the University of Florida, the University of Southern California, The University of South Florida, and with CBS News interns.

As a member of the faculty and advisory board for the Student Television Network I have helped a generation of high school journalism students in their transition to college journalism and many of these students have become professionals themselves.

COMMITTEES & CONTRIBUTIONS TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, AND INTERNATIONALISM

2016 – Present
Guest Speaker Committee Member, Newhouse

2017 – Present
NH Scholarship Committee Member, Newhouse

2017 – Present
Diversity Committee Member, Newhouse

2018 – Present
Student Competition Committee Member Newhouse

2017
Participated with NOJ Search Committee regarding candidate Cheryl Reed (Ukraine) Diversity Training: Cultural Communication, Newhouse  
“Identifying Distressed Students” Workshop, Newhouse
Pakistani Journalist and Photographers, National Security Studies, Speaker
Participated in Student of Color Open Forum at Newhouse

2018
Participated in NICS Training Session- Accessibility in E-Mail
Participant Diversity & Inclusion Workshop (Falk College, SU)
Participant Inclusive Teaching Methods, facilitated by Dr. Laura Pipe, UNC-Greensboro Participant KAIROS Blanket Project at Newhouse
Diversity and Inclusion Forum: Experiences of Students of Color
Open Forum: Experiences as a Newhouse International Student