Betsy Pike Faculty Profile | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


  • Betsy Pike, Ph.D.

    Director of Electronic Media and Film
    Assistant Professor of Communication

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    Convergent Media Center


    • Biography

      Betsy Pike is director of Electronic Media and Film within the Communication Department at Capital University. She has worked as director, writer, producer and executive producer for various feature length films, short films, documentaries, promotional videos, instructional and music videos. She was selected to be a Faculty Fellow at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (the Emmys) in 2013.

      Most recently, she worked with Capital students to create their own television network, CapTV, and expand the role of the WXCU Radio station on campus. She is passionate about experiential learning, service learning and giving students projects they can own and master. She has facilitated projects between Capital students and local organizations such as Ohio Homeland Security, the Columbus Police Department, Westside Free Store, the Ohio Food Bank and many others.

    • Degrees

      Doctorate of Philosophy in Mass Communication, Ohio University
      Master of Arts in Digital Storytelling, Ball State University
      Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Capital University

    • Teaches

      • Video Production
      • Advanced Video Production
      • Media Writing
      • Media and Society
      • Media Management and Promotion
      • Motion Graphics
      • Communication Capstone Projects
      • Pre-Professional Activity – CapTV, WXCU Radio, Filmmakers
      • Advanced Pre-Professional Activity – CapTV & WXCU Radio Management Teams
      • Various Media-Focused Independent Studies
      • Media Immersion
      • Public Speaking