Tess Gallun

Lecturer

110B Johnston Hall
(414) 229-3548
tmgallun@uwm.edu
reellifefilms@wi.rr.com

Degrees:

M.A., University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
B.A., University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Courses Taught:

JAMS 260: Contemporary Non-Fiction Media
JAMS 332: Introduction to Digital Documentary
JAMS 361: Media Ethics
JAMS 532: Documentary Production
JAMS 604: Advanced Integrated Reporting

Research Interests:

Narrative Journalism, Media Effects, environmental conservation, community and LGBT advocacy and education, photojournalism, racism, gun legislation, world religions

Teaching Areas:

Nonfiction Media History, Documentary Production, integrated reporting, media ethics, digital technology

Twenty years' experience in documentary broadcast, educational videos and commercial production:

Milwaukee Public Television: Outdoor Wisconsin - Producer and Editor
Wisconsin Public Television: Tracks Ahead - 2004 Series Writer, and varying production work on four PBS documentaries
National Public Television: Worth Fighting For: People Protecting the Great Lakes and Through One City's Eyes PBS documentaries - Producer, Director of Photography and Editor
The Discovery Channel: Mystic Lands - Segment Producer, Writer and Editor
The Travel Channel: Private Rail Cars - Segment Producer
(please see C.V. for full list of broadcast and public service documentaries, educational videos and commercial productions)

Broadcast and Documentary Honors:

Broadcast & Documentary Honors: Silver Worldfest Houston, 2000 Educational Documentary, A Long Road to Equality
Telly Bronze, 1999 Educational Documentary, A Long Road to Equality Emmy First Place, 1998 Best Photography, PBS Documentary -Worth Fighting For: People Protecting the Great Lakes
Cine Golden Eagle First Place, 1996 Documentary, Discovery Channel – Mystic Lands: “Bali: Island of a Thousand Temples"
Telly Bronze, 1996 Documentary, Discovery Channel - Mystic Lands: "Bali: Island of a Thousand Temples"
Lente de Plata, 1996 International Documentary, Mayan Archaeology, Discovery Channel - Mystic Lands: "Messages in Stone"
Community Partnership Award, 1992 - UW-Milwaukee Outreach Program

Other activities:

Independent documentary filmmaker
Advisor, Television and Video Production Committee, Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee Press Club