Faculty Profile for Daniel F Seed

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Daniel F Seed
Lecturer — School of Jrnlism & Mass Comm
OM 322
phone: (512) 245-2656

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dan Seed specializes and teaches in the Electronic Media sequence at Texas State, following a nine-year career in television news. Seed has an M.A. in Mass Communication from Texas State and a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University.

A native of Massachusetts, Dan worked as a news writer, news reporter and anchor, sports director, and sports anchor and reporter during a career that began at WHDH-TV in Boston and continued at stations in Oklahoma and Texas. He is three-time winner of the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Outstanding Achievement in Broadcasting Award for best sportscast (non-metro category) and a winner of the OAB’s Outstanding Achievement in Broadcasting Awards for Spot News and General News.

In addition to his duties as a lecturer in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Dan currently serves as the graduate program assistant for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and was the grant co-coordinator for the Texas State University MIPPA Project.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2015 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant (Electronic Media), Texas State School of Journalism and Mass Communication. May 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Graduate Student in Mass Communication, School of Journalism and Mass Communication. May 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Achievement in Broadcasting Award for Best Sportscast (Non-Metro), Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. March 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Achievement in Broadcasting Award for Best Sportscast (Non-Metro), Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. March 2010
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Outstanding Achievement in Broadcasting Award for Best Sportscast (Non-Metro), Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. March 2009

Selected Grants

  • Seed, Daniel F (Supporting), Oskam, Judith B, Kaufhold, William Thomas, Higgins Joyce, Vanessa D, James, Jessica Lynn, Buschhorn, Jennifer L, Boden, Carrie J, Taylor, Gigi, Fox, Kymberly J. Texas State University MIPPA Project, Federal, $448800. (Funded: July 28, 2015 - December 31, 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Graduate Committee
August 2017-Present
Organizer/Participant
Mass Comm Week Panel
October 15, 2018
Member
Technology Coordinator Search Committee
June 2018-July 2018
Participant
Bobcat Day
February 16, 2018