Prior to earning his M.A. in Communication at CU Denver,
Jared worked for six years as a photojournalist at a Hearst television station
in Arkansas and then four years as chief photojournalist at a Hearst television
station in New Mexico (Albuquerque). As
a graduate instructor of Communication at CU Denver he has taught an unusually
wide variety of courses, including presentational speech, business and
professional speaking, and argumentation.
A recipient of numerous student achievement and photojournalist awards,
he has a keen ear as well, having minored in music at the University of
Arkansas, where he also earned his undergraduate degree in journalism.