William Yates
William YatesAssociate Professor, Communications/Fine Arts Department
PhD, Nova Southeastern University
MBA, Nasson College
BA, University of Maine
APR Accredited, Public Relations Society of America

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Alfond Hall 428 | 207-893-7914 | wyates@sjcme.edu

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.


Public Relations Society of America

Maine Public Relations Council

Society of Professional Journalists


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