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About B. Weaver

Teaching Broadcasting & Media Production, Digital Journalism at Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA.
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Student documentary shot in Costa Rica asks “What’s Behind the Trees?”
9 months ago

Student documentary shot in Costa Rica asks “What’s Behind the Trees?”

 

“What’s Behind the Trees?” let me take my camera to Costa Rica to shoot a documentary that combines the stories of an orphaned 3-toed sloth, a Westminster student, and …
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Watch the capstone documentary ‘Land of the Living Dead’
10 months ago

Watch the capstone documentary ‘Land of the Living Dead’

EVANS CITY, Pa.– When the dead arose from the grave in 1968 from a small Pennsylvania town, they took a bite out of American movie culture to become a horror …
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TV Producer Brings WFMJ ‘Today’ Home
1 year ago

TV Producer Brings WFMJ ‘Today’ Home

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– In the pre-dawn darkness of quiet September morning, Ferguson Hall is alive with bright lights and television cameras.   The Westminster residence hall buzzes with models, reporters, …
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Embedded at the Rio Games for WPXI
1 year ago

Embedded at the Rio Games for WPXI

RIO DE JANEIRO— WPXI-TV video journalist & WC grad Tony Ruffolo took viewers and social media followers up close and behind the scenes at the Rio Games.

The Channel 11 …
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Witnessing Presidential History from Behind the Lens
1 year ago

Witnessing Presidential History from Behind the Lens

 

WFMJ-TV’s Chief Videographer John Mikulas (Class of 1996) kept his cameras rolling during both the RNC in Cleveland and the DNC in Philadelphia in July.  John spent days and …
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Rallying news experts and the apps they use
1 year ago

Rallying news experts and the apps they use

Bradley Weaver, lecturer of broadcast and media production at Westminster College, rallied journalism professors and reporters to review and demonstrate storytelling with smartphone apps as part of a peer-reviewed panel …
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Congrats to the Class of 2016
1 year ago

Congrats to the Class of 2016

 

 

Another round of graduates successfully passed through the faculty gauntlet in May during the annual commencement exercises at Westminster College.  I join my peers in the …
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Westminster launches Digital Journalism Major
1 year ago

Westminster launches Digital Journalism Major

Westminster launches a new Digital Journalism major and minor to compliment the Broadcasting and Media Production program…
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PROUD OF TAYLOR NICOL- Covering the coffee shop owner taking on the fake cop
1 year ago

PROUD OF TAYLOR NICOL- Covering the coffee shop owner taking on the fake cop

Taylor Nichol (Class of 2016) tracked down the owner Mugsies, New Wilmington’s popular coffee shop, after a police poser targeted Westminster students with frightening claims of abductions and homicide.


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Unscripted, live politics part of our broadcasting tradition
1 year ago

Unscripted, live politics part of our broadcasting tradition

Getting right in the middle of the action and getting your hands “dirty” has been the Westminster way for our Broadcast and Media Production students for as long as I …
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Zac Attack on Titan Radio
1 year ago

Zac Attack on Titan Radio

B BY ZAC HYNUS (Class of 2018), Guest Blogger

When I took the position of the radio play-by-play announcer for the Westminster College football team, I didn’t really …
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Students Consult with Pittsburgh’s master of the genre
2 years ago

Students Consult with Pittsburgh’s master of the genre

Rick Sebak is a television documentary producer, a director, a writer and narrator. He’s created dozens of unique documentaries for Pittsburgh’s WQED Multimedia and several travelogue projects for PBS.   Sebak …
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My Digital Media Tool Belt
2 years ago

My Digital Media Tool Belt

Do you remember when you were looking around at colleges and you heard that WC was a “liberal arts” college. Did that mean anything to you? It did not weigh …
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WC Grad Covering Marco Rubio Campaign in South Carolina
2 years ago

WC Grad Covering Marco Rubio Campaign in South Carolina

 

We’re shouting out to Fox Carolina video journalist Mindy Neil Cecil, Class of 2003!

Mindy has been working long hours covering the South Carolina GOP presidential primary this month!


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