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    A.J. "Alex" Avila
    {ISOJ Photo.jpg} APRIL 4, 2014 (AUSTIN, TX) – Ph.D. Candidate A.J. "Alex" Avila addresses the summit participants at the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Avila presented his research on audience framing for English and Spanish newspapers within the same communities. (Photo courtesy of ISOJ.)
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    In 2007, while still working full-time and attending graduate school part-time, Avila began his teaching career as an adjunct professor at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, where he taught media production, media literacy, social movements and media, and undergraduate research methods until 2011. For a time, he taught at both St. Edwards University and San Antonio College, where he fit in well with the unique radio production program at the all-student run radio station at SAC.
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    In 2012, heAvila focused on
    In 2012, Avila, who has a degree in film production, began pre-production on a feature-length film project. Titled Closer to Bottom, the independent feature film was directed by Hollywood veteran actor Jesse Borrego. Avila served as the writer/producer of the film which he originally wrote in 1989. Principal photography on the project was completed in 2013 and the film was deep into post-production late in 2014.
    To download Avila's most recent curriculum vita, click here {Avila_cv_2014.docx} .
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    (Produced August 22, 2009 for NPR's Weekend All Things Considered.)
    To listen to more, click HERE .
    Closer to Bottom (Work-in-Progress)
    Sample Scene
    Anticipated release in 2015.

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    A.J. "Alex" Avila
    {ISOJ Photo.jpg} APRIL 4, 2014 (AUSTIN, TX) – Ph.D. Candidate A.J. "Alex" Avila addresses the summit participants at the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Avila presented his research on audience framing for English and Spanish newspapers within the same communities. (Photo courtesy of ISOJ.)
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    In 2012, Avila, who has a degree in film production, began pre-production on a feature-length film project. Titled Closer to Bottom, the independent feature film was directed by Hollywood veteran actor Jesse Borrego. Avila served as the writer/producer of the film which he originally wrote in 1989. Principal photography on the project was completed in 2013 and the film was deep into post-production late in 2014.
    To download Avila's most recent curriculum vita, click here {Avila_cv_2014.docx} .
    SAMPLE WORKS
    For more complete samples, click here.
    SAMPLES OF WORK BELOW
    WATCH A SLIDESHOW AS YOU LISTEN
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    PRODUCED JOURNALIST WORKS • ACADEMIC WORKPodcast Works by St. Edward's University Students
    To download a Quicktime player, go HERE
    For more complete samples, click here.
    CONTACT: ALEX AVILA
    alexavila@utexas.edu
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    A.J. "Alex" Avila
    {ISOJ Photo.jpg} APRIL 4, 2014 (AUSTIN, TX) – Ph.D. Candidate A.J. "Alex" Avila addresses the summit participants at the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Avila presented his research on audience framing for English and Spanish newspapers within the same communities. (Photo courtesy of ISOJ.)
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    In 2012, he focused on his graduate work and was given a TA position at the University of Texas at Austin where he helped students learn media production and broadcast writing. For a semester in 2013, he returned to working as an adjunct professor at Texas A&M at Commerce, but the four-hour commute proved unsustainable. In 2014, Avila was hired as a one-year visiting professor at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor where he teaches journalism, media studies, and film screenwriting.
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    film project. DirectedTitled Closer to Bottom, the independent feature film was directed by Hollywood
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    actor Jesse Borrego,Borrego. Avila wasserved as the writer/producer of the film, titled Closer to Bottom. They completed principalfilm which he originally wrote in 1989. Principal photography ofon the project was completed in 2013 and the film was deep
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    in 2014.
    To download Avila's most recent curriculum vita, click here {Avila_cv_2014.docx} .

    SAMPLE WORKS
    For more complete samples, click here.
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  8. page home edited ... A.J. "Alex" Avila has been a journalist, writer and media producer for 25 years. His…
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    A.J. "Alex" Avila has been a journalist, writer and media producer for 25 years. His experience ranges from ethnic community publications to national magazines, from print to broadcast, from journalism to video production and filmmaking.
    From 1998 to 2010, Alex Avila was Senior Producer of NPR's Latino USA, a nationally syndicated journalistic radio program distributed by National Public Radio. Formerly based KUT Radio at the University of Texas at Austin, Latino USA won some of the nation's highest journalism awards under Avila's leadership, including: The Howard Scripps Journalism Award, The Edward R. Murrow Award given by the Radio and Television News Directors Association, The Gabriel Award, multiple awards by the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, among many others.
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    at SAC.
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    In 2012,
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    film screenwriting. {AlexLUSA.jpg}
    In 2012, Avila, who has a degree in film production, began pre-production on a feature-length film project. Directed by Hollywood veteran actor Jesse Borrego, Avila was the writer/producer of the film, titled Closer to Bottom. They completed principal photography of the project in 2013 and was deep into post-production late in 2014.
    PRODUCED JOURNALISTSAMPLE WORKS • ACADEMIC WORKPodcast Works by St. Edward's University Students
    To download a Quicktime player, go HERE
    No Rules: The Life & Music of Esteban 'Steve' Jordan

    For more complete samples, click here.

    WATCH A SLIDESHOW AS YOU LISTEN
    (This will take a minute or two to download)
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    (Produced August 22, 2009 for NPR's Weekend All Things Considered.)
    To listen to more, click HERE .
    CONTACT:PRODUCED JOURNALIST WORKS • ACADEMIC WORKPodcast Works by St. Edward's University Students
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    CONTACT:
    ALEX AVILA**
    avila@ymail.com
    AVILA
    alexavila@utexas.edu

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  9. page home edited ... From 1998 to 2010, Alex Avila was Senior Producer of NPR's Latino USA, a nationally syndicated…
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    From 1998 to 2010, Alex Avila was Senior Producer of NPR's Latino USA, a nationally syndicated journalistic radio program distributed by National Public Radio. Formerly based KUT Radio at the University of Texas at Austin, Latino USA won some of the nation's highest journalism awards under Avila's leadership, including: The Howard Scripps Journalism Award, The Edward R. Murrow Award given by the Radio and Television News Directors Association, The Gabriel Award, multiple awards by the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, among many others.
    In 2007, while still working full-time and attending graduate school part-time, Avila began his teaching career as an adjunct professor at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, where he taught media production, media literacy, social movements and media, and undergraduate research methods until 2011. For a time, he taught at both St. Edwards University and San Antonio College, where he fit in well with the unique radio production program at the all-student run radio station at SAC.
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    For a semester,semester in 2013, he returned to working as well as an
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    proved unsustainable. In 2014, Avila was hired as a one-year visiting professor at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor where he teaches journalism, media studies, and film screenwriting. {AlexLUSA.jpg}
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    In 2012, Avila, who has
    a producer, degree in film production, began pre-production on a feature-length film project. Directed by Hollywood veteran actor Jesse Borrego, Avila was the writer/producer of the film, titled Closer to Bottom. They completed principal photography of the project in 2013 and was deep into post-production late in 2014.
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    To download a Quicktime player, go HERE
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  10. page home edited ... From 1998 to 2010, Alex Avila was Senior Producer of NPR's Latino USA, a nationally syndicated…
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    From 1998 to 2010, Alex Avila was Senior Producer of NPR's Latino USA, a nationally syndicated journalistic radio program distributed by National Public Radio. Formerly based KUT Radio at the University of Texas at Austin, Latino USA won some of the nation's highest journalism awards under Avila's leadership, including: The Howard Scripps Journalism Award, The Edward R. Murrow Award given by the Radio and Television News Directors Association, The Gabriel Award, multiple awards by the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, among many others.
    In 2007, while still working full-time and attending graduate school part-time, Avila began his teaching career as an adjunct professor at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, where he taught media production, media literacy, social movements and media, and undergraduate research methods until 2011. For a time, he taught at both St. Edwards University and San Antonio College, where he fit in well with the unique radio production program at the all-student run radio station at SAC.
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    proved unsustainable.
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    Alex Avila is an Adjunct Professor of Journalism at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. His students' work can be found at http://hilltoppernews.wikispaces.com.
    He also teaches communications at San Antonio College.
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    a short bio and CV, click HERE .producer,
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