Michael Castengera

Senior Lecturer, Journalism

About: Michael Castengera teaches broadcast news writing and production. He has over 25 years experience working in television news and station management. He consults with television station groups and stations around the country.

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M.A., Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis
B.A., Political Science, University of North Florida

Research Interests and Activities

The Media’s Role in the Political process. Media Convergence. Television Management.

Teaching Specialties

Broadcast News Writing and Production


He started his Journalism career in newspapers working in Australia and Florida before switching to Broadcasting. In his 25-plus years in television, Michael has worked as a reporter, producer, assignment editor, managing editor, assistant news director, news director and station manager. He has worked in a variety of television stations, from small ones (Beaumont and Corpus Christi, Texas) to medium (Jacksonville, Florida, Oklahoma City, Lexington, Kentucky and Fort Myers) to large (St. Louis and Miami.)

Castengara, Michael