Professional activities and areas of interest
Joshua holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Eastern Michigan University. He comes to Ferris from Washtenaw Community College, where he was the Director of Media Services and an Adjunct Video Production Faculty, and from Detroit Public Television, where he worked on many MAB-nominated and Emmy-nominated television programs. Joshua has produced and directed historical documentaries such as “The Factory” and the Emmy-nominated “The Poor Farm“, both of which have been broadcast hundreds of times on public television stations nationwide. As an independent producer, shooter, and editor based in Michigan, he works on numerous documentary, corporate, and industrial video projects and has freelanced at various production facilities throughout the state for clients such as MasterCard, General Motors, Dun & Bradstreet, Osram, and BASF. Joshua’s work in video production has been recognized with multiple Telly Awards, has been shown at several film festivals, and distributed internationally. His written work on the subject of film has been featured in the Journal of Popular Film and Television, and his instructional text “Tips for Shooting Professional Video Interviews” is available for distribution from the respected photography/videography training resource Fstoppers. Joshua really enjoys teaching: showing students new ideas and helping them to think about how they can use that knowledge to pursue their own goals.
MS, Eastern Michigan University, Technology Studies
BS, Eastern Michigan University, Communications Technology