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Faith Sidlow, M.A.

Assistant Professor
Broadcast Journalism

(559) 278-4868 
Speech Arts 140i 
fmsidlow@csufresno.edu

Education

M.A. Media, Communications and Journalism, Fresno State
B.A. Broadcast Journalism, San Diego State University.

Teaching areas

TV news reporting and production, radio news reporting, broadcast and online news writing, radio/TV performance, global news collaboration, media law, basic editing, current events and Department Qualifying Exam.

Biography

Faith Sidlow is an award-winning broadcast journalist with three decades of experience in local radio and television news. She worked for the Fresno NBC affiliate from 1985 to 2013 as a news anchor and reporter. She also spent time working as an assignment editor, producer, consumer reporter, and weather forecaster. Prior to her career in Fresno, Faith worked for the PBS affiliate in San Diego and for KNX News Radio in Los Angeles.

Faith began teaching broadcast journalism at Fresno State in 2009 and became a full-time professor in 2015. In addition to her teaching duties, she is also the faculty adviser for the Fresno State Radio and Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and for 90.7 KFSR. Under her guidance, Faith's students have won regional and national awards from the Associated Press Television and Radio Association (APTRA), Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) and the CSU Media Arts Festival.

Faith is the recipient of numerous awards for reporting and anchoring including the Broadcast Education Association, Radio and Television News Association (RTNA-Golden Mike), Edward R. Murrow, RTDNA, Best of the West, and Associated Press. She has three Emmy nominations, and one of her stories–Extreme Faith–won an Emmy for editing. Faith was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle in 2012 for making a significant contribution to Northern California television for more than 25 years.