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Esterline, Eric

Multimedia Coordinator
College of Communication


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Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
Eric Esterline is the Multimedia Coordinator for the College of Communication. He provides special support for the college in managing the social media profile as well as designing multimedia content. He is part of the teaching faculty in Creative Media & Entertainment and Journalism in the College of Communication. His areas of interest include Sports Media, Digital Journalism, Media Literacy, Digital Media and Critical Media & Film Studies. Eric is also the advisor for the Media Group at Butler University as well as a faculty advisor for the sports production teams that stream athletic events live for the university.

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Eric has published work on innovative teaching and learning practices using social networks

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

CME 106: A Survey of Digital Media

SW 266: Media Literacy

JR235: Digital Journalism

JR328: Perspectives on Sports Media

Media Group

Personal Hobbies





M.A., Informatics and New Media, Indiana University (2010); B.S., Telecommunications and Education, Butler University (1998)

Professional Experience


Academic Technology Specialist

Butler University

-Development of fully online training for hybrid and online learning

-Provide technology integration assistance, curriculum development, resources and support to faculty and staff

-Provide face-to-face training sessions on various applications

-Research and develop various technology initiatives within the university

-Management of Information Commons student organization that specialize in technology training for faculty, staff and students


Media Instructor and Technology Professional Development Coordinator

Westfield-Washington Schools and Brownsburg Community School Corporation

-Provide technology integration assistance, curriculum development, resources and support to faculty and staff

-Conduct technology training sessions

-Instructor of Media Literacy, Video Production, Sports Broadcasting and Digital Media courses

-Various subjects covered include: Radio/TV history, video camera and equipment operation, news reporting and writing, single and multi-camera studio production and audio/video editing

-Development of online courses


Adjunct Instructor

Indiana University-Kokomo

Instructed 200 and 400 level digital media course
-Digital Storytelling
-CS5 software


Teaching Assistant

Indiana University

Intro to Digital Media Principles



XM Satellite Radio, Cox Communications, Clear Channel Communications, Colts Radio Network

generating and researching ideas for programs;
developing content, writing material for scripts, bulletins and links;
sourcing potential contributors and interviewees;
selecting music appropriate to program, the audience and the station;
producing pre-production briefings for presenters, reporters, technical staff and other contributors;
managing the logistics of getting people, resources and equipment together to the right place at the right time;
undertaking editing, interviewing and reporting duties as necessary;
presenting programs or managing presenters for both pre-recorded and recorded output;
checking that copyrights are cleared and understanding media law;
converting text, graphics, video and audio files into other formats;
contributing to and making use of an archive of audio resources which can be re-used;
responding to audience feedback, referring on to other departments as necessary;
producing and making use of user-generated content;
using technology, such as Protools and Adobe Audition, for editing and production purposes;