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Drive business growth with rural America marketing insights

Are you ready for actionable marketing insight you can apply to help you reach, connect and convert rural American consumers? Hop in the front seat as you’ll be riding shotgun with Cliff Callis, your OUTdrive host, as he takes you down the road to success.

Jun 7, 2021

The communications industry is constantly changing, and educators are adapting curriculum to meet the needs of employers. In this episode of OUTdrive, I visit with Dr. Joe Moore about educating today's communications professionals. Joe is a professor of digital media production at the University of Central Missouri (UCM), and he is passionate about teaching future generations.

Joe worked in collegiate sports information for over 16 years. He received his PhD from Colorado State University and went on to accept a position with UCM. His expertise and knowledge make him a valuable asset to his students and fellow faculty. Joe recognizes changes in the industry and has adapted his curriculum to prepare students to enter the job market. Whether it is writing a piece for a print newspaper or directing a movie, students develop a diverse skill set to help them succeed in any job.

Tune in as Cliff and Joe take a behind-the-scenes look at educating today’s communications professionals and how it continues to change. They also discuss how job preparedness starts in the classroom, transferable skills for success in life and work and Joe’s passion for education. Check it out!

What you'll learn: 

  • How the communications profession is changing and how educators are adapting
  • The importance of cross-platform education and training
  • Transferable skills that prepare students to enter the workforce and succeed in any position
  • Building a strong foundation and focusing on process over product
  • More on what employers are looking for when hiring employees and how these needs continue to change
  • Joe’s thoughts on learning how to learn and how educators play a vital role
  • Life lessons and keys to success in life, work and education
  • More from Joe about his passion for education and what drives him each and every day