David J Deeley

Instructor | ESPN+/3 Executive Producer

Communication | College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Broadcast Journalism, Sports Media, Media Law and Ethics, Telecommunications Regulation

 

 

Education

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

  • Degree: Ph.D., Mass Communication, 2010
  • Dissertation: Broadcasting vs. Cable: The Must-Carry Debate Goes Digital
  • Course work and research emphasized (1) telecommunications policy and regulation; (2) media law; and (3) broadcast journalism.

 

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

  • Degree: Master of Arts, Mass Communication, 1992
  • Course work and research emphasized (1) broadcast journalism; (2) sports broadcasting; (3) telecommunications policy and regulation; and (4) media management.

 

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

  • Degree: Bachelor of Science, Telecommunications, 1988
  • Emphasis: Telecommunications, Radio/TV, Interpersonal Communication, and Political Science.

Biography

  • Executive Producer, UNF ESPN+/3 Sports Productions                          2014-Present

I serve as executive producer and consultant for the UNF Department of Athletics for 50-plus ESPN3 productions of various Osprey athletic events. As part of this relationship, UNF students fill every production role with the exception of play-by-play and analyst. Students are able to produce halftime/intermission feature packages and serve as sideline reporters when needed. 

  • Sports Director, WNCF-TV, Montgomery, AL                               1999-2002

Built sports department for start-up broadcast network affiliate news operation.  Anchored and produced sports segments for daily newscast as well as long-form sports coverage of SEC football/basketball championships, Auburn and Alabama football, high school football, and Nextel Cup races at Talladega.

  • Sports Anchor/Reporter, WAAY-TV, Huntsville, AL                      1996-1998 

Anchored and produced sportscast for daily newscast. Co-anchored and produced an Emmy winning weekly high school football highlights show.  Anchored play-by-play and produced live broadcast of the 1998 NCAA Division II Hockey Championships.

·     Sports Anchor/Reporter, WWSB-TV, Sarasota, FL                                     1991-1996

Anchored and produced weekend sportscasts.  Anchored and produced highly rated “Sunday Sports Final” program.  Developed a local reporting base that included extensive coverage of high school sports, spring training baseball, Senior PGA Tour golf, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning, and offshore boat racing.
  • Executive Producer, Inside Jacksonville    2015-Present
  • Faculty Adviser, KTRM-FM, Kirksville, MO         2002-2004

Advised the management staff of the student run non-commercial FM radio station, provided budget oversight, supervised equipment acquisition and severed as the station’s FCC Chief Operator.

Awards

Awards and Fellowships 

  • 2018: Best of Competition, BEA Festival of Media Arts Competition, Live TV Sports Event Direction and Production, UNF vs. Jacksonville Men’s Basketball ASUN Quarterfinal Game(Faculty Category)
  • 2017: Award of Excellence, BEA Festival of Media Arts Competition, Live TV Sports Event Direction and Production, UNF vs. FGCU Men’s Basketball(Student Category)
  • 2004 - 2008: Alumni Graduate Fellow, University of Florida
  • 2006: First Place Paper, Law & Policy Division (debut category), BEA
  • 2002: Best Newscast, Alabama Associated Press, Class AA-TV, Sports Anchor
  • 1997: Best Sports Story, Alabama Associated Press, Class AA-TV
  • 1996: Emmy Award, Southeast Region, Outstanding Sports Program “Friday Night Football”

Affiliations

Professional Organizations

Broadcast Education Association                                                                            2001-Present

  • Chair (Elected), Law & Policy Division, 2014-2016
  • Communications Committee (Appointed), 2015-2016
  • Membership Committee (Appointed), 2015-2016
  • Vice-Chair/Paper Competition Chair (Elected), Law & Policy Division, 2012- 2014
  • Communication/Newsletter Editor (Elected), Law & Policy Division, 2011-2012
  • Interest Divisions: Law & Policy, Sports, and News

Sports Video Group (SVG)                                                                                      2016-Present

  • Attendee/Presenter, 2017 SVG College Summit

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication,                      2006-2010

  • Interest Divisions: Law & Policy, History

Publications & Presentations

Accepted Journal Articles

  • Parmelee, J. H., & Deeley, D.J. (2017) Twitter Interactivity is Low Among Florida Political Reporters. Newspaper Research Journal.
  • Jun, J. W., Park, J. H., Deeley, D., & H. B. Young. (2016) Effect Differences of the FIFA World Cup Between Official Sponsorships and Ambush Marketing. Korean Entertainment Association Entertainment Review.

Conference Papers and Presentations 

Competitive Papers

  • Deeley, David J. (March 2007). The FCC and Privacy Protection: Is Section 222 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 the EPIC Answer to Pretexting Prevention?, Law Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Deeley, David J. (April 2006). The Must-Carry Debate Goes Digital: Must Cable Continue to Carry the Broadcast Load?, Law & Policy Division, Broadcast Education Association, Las Vegas, Nevada. First-Place/Debut Category 

Panels and Invited Presentations

  • Moderator/Panelist (April 2018). Training Methods and Incentivizing Ideas for the ESPN3 Student Experience at Non-Power 5 Universities, Broadcast Education Association National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Presenter (June 2017). BEA Fast Break: How to Recruit, Train, and Manage Student Video Crews, Sports Video Group (SVG) College Summit, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Panelist/Presenter (April 2017). Athletics and Academics: A Synergetic Production Model, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Panelist/Presenter (April 2016). Creating a Relationship with Our Hometown Major League Sports Teams: Internships, Tours, and Experiential Learning, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moderator (April 2016). Law & Policy Division Business Meeting, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Panelist/Presenter (April 2015). Digital Opportunities, Possibilities, and Challenges for University Sports Media Programs and Curriculum, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moderator (April 2015). Law & Policy Division Business Meeting, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moderator (April 2014). Law and Policy Division Paper Competition, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Panelist/Presenter (April 2013). Social Media Law 101: Think Twice Before You Blog, Tweet or Flickr, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Moderator (April 2013). Law and Policy Division Paper Competition, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Panelist/Discussant (April 2012). The Muslim Student-Anchor: Is Traditional Religious Dress Appropriate?, Broadcast Education Association, National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Panelist/Presenter (March 2007). The FCC and Privacy Protection: Is Section 222 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 the EPIC Answer to Pretexting Prevention?, Law Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Panelist/Presenter (April 2006). The Must-Carry Debate Goes Digital: Must Cable Continue to Carry the Broadcast Load?, Law & Policy Division, Broadcast Education Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, First-Place/Debut Category

Moderator (2004) Converging the Unconverged: Truman State University’s Vote ’04 Election Coverage Convergence, Missouri Broadcast Education Association

 

DeeleyContact Information

d.deeley@unf.edu


Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday 1-2:45 and Tuesday 10-Noon or by appointment