Addiel Gomez - Assistant Director of Student Media

Addiel Gomez is the Assistant Director of Student Media at Florida Atlantic University. In that capacity, he oversees and guides the station managers on creating and implementing new strategies for content and development of the station brands across all platforms (TV, Internet and Social Media). During his career as a television and radio journalist, Mr. Gomez has worked as a reporter, anchor and producer for Univision, Telemundo and NBC in Orlando, Tampa and South Florida. Mr. Gomez received his B.A. in Multimedia Journalism from Florida Atlantic University and his M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Iowa. He says he's "excited to be back at FAU, working with a great group of students who are as passionate about broadcasting as he is." 


 Neil Santaniello  - Interim Advisor of University Press

Neil Santaniello is an instructor in the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies and teaches courses in news writing, news media ethics, environmental journalism and web research for journalists. Additionally, he works with Student Affairs as faculty adviser to the University Press, FAU's student newspaper. He joined the Communication school in January 2006 to launch and direct the Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment, a summer educational fellowship for professional journalists sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation. In all, more than 100 members of the news media – from the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico – attended the program’s five sessions through 2012. During that period, he also managed Environmental Writers, a Jupiter campus speaker series that featured authors of environment-themed nonfiction books. Before joining FAU's journalism faculty, he worked as a staff writer for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, where he had a byline for more than two decades. At the Sun-Sentinel, he wrote environment, water-management, feature and general assignment stories. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in English Literature and Philosophy from Boston College.

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