Media Arts Institute (MAI) is a nonprofit educational organization whose mission is to inspire and educate digital learners and aspiring media professionals through its productions, curricula, workshops and forthcoming publications.
Media Arts Library (MAL) is one of the primary initiatives of the Institute. It produces behind-the-scenes documentaries profiling accomplished individuals in media. Programs are produced by advanced students, in partnership with Emerson College and the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication, and made available to high schools and colleges across the country for use in their media arts related curricula.
Ed Madison, Ph.D., Founder & Executive Director email@example.com
Ed Madison has more than 30 years of professional media expertise, and also serves as executive producer on all of Media Arts Library’s projects. His multi-faceted career began as a high school intern at the CBS television affiliate in Washington, D.C. during the Watergate scandal. Shortly after graduating from Emerson College in Boston he became a founding producer at CNN. His own subsequent companies have produced projects for most of the major networks, studios and record companies in Hollywood, including Paramount, MGM, Disney, CBS, ABC, Discovery Networks and A&E. He is president of Engaging Media, an Oregon-based media production and distribution company. Madison holds a Ph.D. from the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon, where he teaches multimedia journalism and digital publishing.