Michael Foster, BA

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Michael Foster, BA

Video Producer

Email: mdf022@shsu.edu
Office: AD 115F

Faculty & Staff

Michael Foster joined SHSU as the Video Producer in 2013. Formerly he worked in local newsrooms in Houston, Austin, Baton Rouge and Lake Charles. He covered life changing events such as the destruction from Hurricane Katrina, The massive fertilizer plant explosion in West, TX and the aftermath of the Virginia Tech mass shooting. While in Houston much of his time was spent adapting and incorporating new technology used to get stories to broadcast. He has won awards from the Louisiana Associated Press and the Houston Press Club.


Joined SHSU in 2013, previously worked for KRIV FOX 26 Houston, KTBC Fox 7 Austin, WBRZ ABC 2 in Baton Rouge, KPLC NBC in Lake Charles. First job in broadcast was in Madisonville at KMVL

Teaching Specialties

Visual Communication for Media


BFA in Radio and Television- Sam Houston State University (1998)


Houston Press Club
Lone Star Emmy

Awards, Activities, Honors (Selected)

Houston Press Club
Louisiana Associated Press
Lone Star Emmy (nominated)

Curriculum Vitae