Assistant Professor of Communication and Journalism/PR
Email Professor Neuman
BA in communication, Southeastern University
MA in journalism and media studies, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg
PhD in communication, ABD
Chad Neuman brings expertise and experience to Southeastern from a variety of communication-related fields. He is a nationally published journalist, having been published in American Fitness, Succeed, Family Tree, Faith Today, Pacific Yachting, Layers Magazine, Relevant Magazine, and the Journal of Mass Media Ethics. He is also a contributing editor at Creative Pro and a nationally recognized creative software and photography expert. Neuman also writes on graphic design for various print and online publications and has developed educational content for the New York Times Knowledge Network. In addition, he has been designing and coding web sites since the web was invented and still occasionally designs or re-designs web sites for clients.
Neuman worked as Webmaster and Ad Layout Specialist for the Winter Haven News Chief, developing in-house web pages as well as client web sites. He then became the Internet Development Director at Reed Advertising Design, creating web sites and newsletters for various clients while gaining experience in advertising and identity design. He has also overseen the technology department of the Lakeland Public Library system, maintaining its online presence and coordinating technology services. Most recently, Neuman worked as a Managing Editor of two graphic design and photography magazines at Kelby Media Group, the world-wide leading provider of education for creative professionals.
Neuman believes that Christians can be excellent in all that they do, whether it is sharing and communicating God's truth and love or writing for a newspaper or designing a magazine. At Southeastern, Neuman says, he shares his love for journalistic writing and editing, graphic and magazine design, and public relations and advertising writing. The Christ-centered environment allows students to learn in a more holistic way, especially in classes like Media Ethics.
Neuman teaches the following courses: Journalism, Magazine Design and Production, Media Ethics, Photography, Layout and Design, Communication Seminar, Writing for Digital Media, and Web Design. His research interests include media ethics, the communication of science to the public, graphic design theory, web design and development, narrative journalism, and digital media.