For the past twelve years, Christine Johnson has worked as an Associate Professor with a specialty in TV Production for The State University of New York. Prior to her academic work Christine was a Producer/Director in the TV industry for over fifteen years, producing live sports entertainment programing all over the world first for WWE and then for AOL/Time Warner. Christine had several other opportunities, producing packages for: The Jay Leno Show, Extra, and the feature film “Ready to Rumble: starring David Arquette and Oliver Platt.
During her tenure at The State University of New York, she produced two video projects in conjunction with the Geology Department that were recognized and distributed to conservatories nationwide.
In the summer of 2015 she had the privilege of working as a Field Producer with the Les Paul Foundation for their red carpet event “The Les Paul 100thAnniversary Celebration” at the Hard Rock Café in Time Square. The project and Christine were awarded a Bronze Telly. (https://vimeo.com/133774005)
She has served as an advisor to the National Broadcasting Society Chapter for 9 years and during that period her students won over 80 Regional and National Awards. Christine also served as Marketing Director for the National Office of NBS and in 2014 was awarded “Professional of the Year”.
Throughout the years Christine has established and continues a trusted relationship with a variety of recruiters/department heads of assorted national television companies, as a result, many of her students have benefited and secured positions with these production companies as full time employees or interns.