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Greg Smith

Professorial Lecturer
School of Communication

  • Greg Smith has been teaching at AU since 2005. His professional background is as a film producer and director, sound recordist (for film and music) and post-production mixer/editor. He has worked on more than 60 feature films, documentaries and music videos for companies including IMAX, Lucasfilm, Paramount, Warner Bros. and National Geographic.

    Greg also has held senior staff positions at National Public Radio and CBS News and is a staff recipient of two of journalism’s highest honors: the George Foster Peabody and Alfred I. duPont awards.

    He's written and recorded six solo albums of original music, as well as theme music for a number of programs for NPR and others. He also has scored a number of feature and documentary films.

    Greg has earned two graduate degrees from AU: an MA in Film and Video and an MFA in Film and Electronic Media. He also teaches recording and audio mixing for the AU College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Degrees

    BA in Communication, University of Maryland; MA Film and Video, MFA Film and Electronic Media, American University

  • CAS - Performing Arts
  • Katzen Arts Center

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  • Spring 2014

    • ATEC-596 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Broadcast Audio
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    • COMM-438 Production Practicum: Final Cut Pro
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