Assistant Director, Advertising
Jerry is the assistant director of student media at the University of Tennessee where he has worked since 2015. He is originally from Illinois, and spent 18 years working in a variety of positions at the Daily Egyptian student newspaper at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Jerry has also taught a number of advertising classes. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in education from Southern Illinois University.
Patrick is the media specialist for student media at the University of Tennessee. He received bachelor’s degree in advertising along with a minor in studio art, concentration in graphic design from UT in 2007. His greatest expertise is in print design and pre-press procedures.
Patrick has been with the Office of Student Media since 2003, first as a student advertising production artist, then as a full time staff member since 2005.
His work has won awards from the American Advertising Federation, Southern University Newspaper, and College Media Business and Advertising Managers. In his free time, Patrick is an avid outsdoorman who enjoys all that the region has to offer, including snow skiing, mountain biking and hiking. He also enjoys playing guitar, spending time with his wife and daughter, and writing about himself in third person.