Mr. David Keith

Lecturer II in Journalism / Echo Advisor

Stanley Russ Hall 220

(501) 852-2912

Educational Background:

MA in Journalism, University of Arkansas-Little Rock, expected completion December 2009;

BS in Journalism, Arkansas State University, 1981.

Current Courses:

Print Media Applications
Beginning Reporting
News Editing
TPCS MCOM: Political Reporting

Personal Bio:

Developed initial local news and features programming for Conway Corporation cable television system, including serving as host and producer for three programs, 2005-present;

Regular guest panelist on “Arkansas Week” on Arkansas Educational Television Network.

Positions Held:

Managing Editor, Log Cabin Democrat, 1994-2005;

City Editor, Log Cabin Democrat, 1992-1994;

Reporter, Log Cabin Democrat, 1990-1992;

Reporter, The Jonesboro Sun, 1982-1990.

Panels and Papers:

KTA Outstanding UALR Journalism Research Paper 2008, “Style or Substance: What Viewers Like and Dislike about the Nightly Network News”


Arkansas State University College of Communications Advisory Board;

Arkansas Press Association Education Committee, ex officio.

Activities and Honors:

Numerous Arkansas Press Association and Associated Press Managing Editor awards:

Editorial writing

Editorial pages

Column writing

Breaking news

Political reporting

Service to FOI

Headline writing

Page design