Fast Forward Digital Media Workshop

Friday, November 4, 2022 - 12:00 am to 11:59 pm

UNI’s Fast Forward Digital Media Workshop returns on Nov. 4 for expert media panels and demonstrations. The day-long event offers participants seven workshop sessions from which to choose, and a keynote discussion with Christopher Cook, the co-director of Kinnick: The Documentary (2022).

This year’s media workshop will feature sessions that include:

  • Covering the News for Media Outlets
  • Capturing and Editing Creative Content
  • How to Improve On-Air Skills
  • Producing Live Multi-Camera Broadcasts 
  • Sports Media Coverage
  • Creating Long-Format Media (Shows, Documentaries and Films)
  • Drones and New Technology

Panel guests include Nicole Agee, the Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter of KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids; Kelsey Hammer Parks, Emmy Award-winning creator at Kelsey Hammer Productions in Waterloo; Tyler Brinegar, producer and director, Iowa PBS; Zach Everman, founder of Pixel Labs in Cedar Falls; and Brad Wells, announcer for ESPN, NBC Chicago, Iowa PBS, and FloHoops.

Fast Forward is open to high school, community college and university students and staff at no cost, and a free lunch is provided. This annual event is sponsored by the UNI Department of Communication and Media, with the generous support of the Iowa Broadcasters Association Foundation. Register at

Lang Hall, Digital Media Studios
Contact Information
Christopher Martin
(319) 273-6985