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James Dugan

TV Studio Lab Instructor , Staff

Biography

Jim Dugan is a Penn State alumnus who joined the College of Communications faculty in 1996 as a lab coordinator in the TV studio.  As an instructor, he is responsible for teaching students of all levels how to produce in a television studio setting and how to produce and direct a studio production. This includes techniques such as shooting as a camera operator and running all positions in the control room. Prior to his work at Penn State, Dugan worked for several years in news, first with the local CBS affiliate and then with Fox as a news photographer.