Terence Dollard joined the Mass Communication Department faculty in Fall 2008. He teaches courses in television production, video editing, and writing. He is the recipient of a 2017 UNCP Outstanding Teaching Award and the 2019 Dial Award for Scholarship.
Working in television production since 1994 and higher education since 2003, Terence is experienced in producing, directing and editing in the studio and field. He uses his experience to create projects and assignments that mirror the expectations of the broadcast and multi-media industries.
Terence is the host/producer of Comic Culture, a television series airing on PBS NC’s NC Channel and streaming on PBS.org. Broadcasting majors serve as the crew for the show and their work is seen throughout North Carolina and the world. Previously, Terence served as producer and camera on Midnight Mayhem, a sports entertainment series showcasing semi-professional wrestling in the Carolinas.
Terence has won numerous industry awards, including a 2015 Festival of Media Arts Gold Award for his screenplay News 7, and a 2013 Communicator Award for the promotional video Your Communities, Your Schools.
M.F.A. Television Production, Brooklyn College
B.F.A. Communication Arts, New York Institute of Technology
A.A.S. Broadcast Telecommunications, Suffolk County Community College