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LES ROSE
Professor of Practice
S.I. Newhouse School, Syracuse University
Broadcast and Digital Journalism
215 University Place, Newhouse 2-376
Syracuse, NY 13210
horose@syr.edu
(213) 999-5516 (c)

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

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

I have shot and field produced hundreds of stories for the CBS Evening News, CBS Sunday Morning and CBS This Morning, CBS News’ 48 Hours, and 60 Minutes 2

  • 2011 to 2016 – 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
KCBS-TV, Los Angeles

January 1986 to November 1998

  • 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 Contra War coverage in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Honduras.
  • Assignments 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 News, 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
KTVI-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 News, 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
  • Covered the Skyway Bridge Disaster

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS (VOLUNTEER POSITIONS)

Student Television Network
March 2012 – Present
Advisory Board:  Program development assistance and seminar formulation for yearly convention and judging student work.

National Press Photographers Association
January 2000 – 2018                                                
TV News Critique Chairman:  Program administration to critique stories from NPPA television photographers, editors, reporters and anchors nationwide.

Columbia (MO.) Area Career Center, Journalism Programs
September 2009 – 2018
Board Member:  Program development assistance and student work critic.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Syracuse Press Club
Society of Professional Journalists
Broadcast Education Association
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Los Angeles)
Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles
Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

SEMINARS and LECTURE ENGAGEMENTS

2020    Visual Storytelling Video Chat for Don Goble’s Students (Broadcast Technology, Film, and Multimedia Teacher at Ladue School District), St. Louis, Missouri, Instructor

2020    Zoom Event, Maui Waena Intermediate School, Kahului, Hawaii (Middle School Class – Student Television Network), Guest Speaker

2020    Virtual Poynter Institute Teachapalooza, St. Petersburg Florida, Instructor

2020    Syracuse Summer College for High School Course, Broadcast and Digital Journalism: TV News Storytelling, Instructor (& Developer)

2020    National Press Photographer’s Association of America National Workshop, Online, Speaker & Instructor

2020    Newhouse First Year Engagement Activities, “Broken Hearts and Luggage Carts: True Tales of TV News,” Online, Presenter

2020    JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention, “Les Rose on Broken Hearts and Luggage Carts: True Tales of TV News,” Virtual Presenter

2019    National Press Photographers Association News Video Workshop, Norman, Oklahoma, speaker & faculty

2019    Student Television Network National Convention, Seattle, Washington, session speaker

2019    Excellence in Journalism Convention, San Antonio, TX, participant and student speaker

2019    The Poynter Institute NewsU Video Storytelling Webinar, St. Petersburg, Florida, instructor

2019    The Poynter Institute Teachapalooza, St. Petersburg, Florida, instructor

2019    Military Motion Media Camera/ Editing Refresher Course, Newhouse SU, instructor

2019    “The Power of Storytelling,” FaceTime Friday Series Alpharetta High School, Fulton County Georgia, Audio-Video, Technology & Film Students (STN- Student Television Network), guest speaker

2019    Multimedia Photography & Design and Military Photojournalism Leader for Military Motion Media Students, Fall Photography Workshop, Newhouse, instructor

2019    New York Scholastic Press Association (ESSPA- Empire State School Press Association), High School Journalist Conference, session speaker

2019    High School Journalism Webinar, Russian High School Journalism Students, Youth TV Bridge – Eurasia Foundation, developer and presenter of three individual sessions

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, Fresno, California, co-developer & instructor

2018    Military Motion Media Camera/ Editing Refresher Course, Newhouse SU, instructor

2018    Multimedia Photography & Design and Military Photojournalism Leader for Military Motion Media Students, Fall Photography Workshop, Newhouse, 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

2017    Military Motion Media Camera/ Editing Refresher Course, Newhouse SU

2017    Q & A on Compassion in Journalism, University of Central Florida, guest speaker via Skype

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, keynote for National Broadcasting Society Chapter meeting 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, keynote 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, keynote 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, keynote 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

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”