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Contact Information

Office Hours

  • Fall 2017
  • MW 11:30AM-2:20PM
  • TR 9:00AM-11:30AM
  • or by appointment

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Jim Friedman

White Family Clinical Faculty in Entrepreneurship & ESP103 Team Lead

Entrepreneurship & First-Year Integrated Core

Profile Biography Courses

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Communication, Union Institute, 1982
  • B.S.Design, University of Cincinnati, DAA, 1978

Academic & Professional Experience

  • White Family Clinical Professor of Creativity, Miami University (2015 - Current)
  • Clinical Professor of Creativity, Miami University (2012 - 2014)
  • Markley Executive Visiting Professor, Miami University (2008-2012)
  • Founder, CEO, VP Marketing, Blind Squirrels Production Group (1999-2013) - Created, wrote, directed and produced more than 150 television specials for ESPN, PBS, WGN, USA Network local stations. Produced and directed 11 national prime time television dramas.
  • Producer/Vice President, Startalk Inc. (1996-2006)
  • Founder/President, The Dreambuilder Institute (2000-2005)
  • Director of Program Development, The Magic Production Group (1993-1999)
  • Adjunct Professor, Mass Communication, Miami University (1997)
  • Director of Program Development, Scripps Howard Broadcasting (1989-1993)
  • Author of Images of America: Cincinnati Television, from Arcadia Publishing
  • Author of 22 Days of America, Bug Tales from Oval Window Press

Honors & Awards

  • National Broadcasters Hall of Fame, Inducted 2009
  • Silver Circle Hall of Fame, Inducted 2004
  • Society for Professional Journalist Hall of Fame, Inducted 2012
  • 1 National Emmy Award
  • 64 Regional Emmy Awards
  • 2 National Emmy Award Nominations
  • Six US and international Patents for design and innovation
  • International Telly Awards, Multiple
  • National Association of Broadcasters Life In America Award
  • Aurora International Film Festival, Platinum Best in Show
  • San Francisco Black Film Festival/Best Feature
  • International Film Festival of New York, Gold Medal
  • Houston International Film Festival, Special Gold Jury Award
  • American International Film Festival, Red Ribbon
  • US International Film Festival, Gold Camera Award
  • National Freedom Foundation Honor Medal
  • Gabriel Award
  • Outstanding Professor Nominee, Miami University 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Miami University Smucker Teaching Excellence Award 2013
  • Miami University Celtua Commendation Top 100 2012-2014