Faculty Profile for Dr. Ali Forbes

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Dr. Ali Forbes
Assistant Professor — School of Jrnlism & Mass Comm
Old Main 310
phone: (512) 245-2656

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Ali Forbes is a tenure-track assistant professor of electronic media. She studied her PhD at Arizona State's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She is from Canada, where her family still lives. Forbes’ professional background is in live broadcast production for radio, television and online and she teaches classes in studio production, live sports production, advanced issues and ethics in sports journalism.

Teaching Interests

Live broadcasting of news and sports, TV, radio and online streaming, journalism ethics, ethics of sports, culture of sports video games

Research Interests

Sports video games

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Faculty Advisor of the Year, Intercollegiate Broadcasting Association. March 5, 2019

Selected Service Activities

Broadcasters Educational Association (BEA)
January 2022-Present
Technologies and Facilities Committee
September 2021-Present
Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee
September 2021-Present
Graduate Program and Research Committee
September 2021-Present
TV/Film Studio Project
September 2021-Present