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William Yates has more than 30 years experience in professional mass media and higher education, working in commercial television, radio, and public relations. His teaching and research interests include media ethics, the effects of technology on American culture, and issues involving academic integrity and plagiarism. His other activities include community service and membership in professional organizations like the Maine Public Relations Council, Public Relations Society of America, and the Society of Professional Photojournalists. Outside of work, he enjoys photography, touring, and political science. He enjoys working with college students who are interested in professional careers.

His hobbies include still photography and reading.

Affiliations

Public Relations Society of America
Maine Public Relations Council
Society of Professional Journalists

Publications

SJC 50th Anniversary video production

Narration for Educational Intertidal area video

Narration for Alaskan travel program

Reporter's Notebook (journal in progress)

Various commercial and infomercial voice overs

Fire Safety instructional program for Refugee Resettlement/Fire Department program