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Channel, Amani - November 10

amanichannel-2Amani Channel is an award-winning video producer, and specialist in traditional, and convergence/new media.

He is the content manager at Public Broadcasting Atlanta for the www.lensonatlanta.org  social community.  He is also the founder of a media consulting, video production company called Visual Eye Media.  The company offers high definition video production services, media training, and social media solutions for companies, organizations, and individuals.

His content, commentaries, and reports have been featured on  on NPR, APTN (Associated Press Television News), CNN, Headline News, BET, Black Family Channel, HDNews, and across the Web.

Channel founded a vlog/podcast called http://www.MyUrbanReport.com <http://www.myurbanreport.com/> .

Channel also speaks at conferences, workshops, and universities across the country about traditional and new media.  He's taught video production at Hillsborough Community College, and the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Tampa, FL, and Kennesaw State University. 

In 2010 he received a Master of Arts from the University of South Florida.

His thesis is titled: "Gatekeeping and Citizen Journalism: A Qualitative Examination of Participatory Media."


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