Ed Madison

  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Oregon

Madison is a seasoned media professional with a 30-year track record as an executive producer/director, entrepreneur, and innovative educator. His multifaceted career in media and journalism began as a high school intern at the Washington Post owned CBS television affiliate in Washington, D.C. during the height of Watergate. At age 22, Madison was recruited to become a founding producer for CNN. His own subsequent companies have provided services for most of the major networks and studios, including CBS, ABC, A&E, Paramount, Disney, and Discovery. Ed holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon (2012), where he is now a tenure-track assistant professor. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator and an Adobe Education Leader. Additionally, he is founder of Media Arts Institute, a nonprofit organization committed to inspiring and educating digital learners and future generations of media professionals.