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Media, Communications and Journalism

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Candace Egan, M.A.


(559) 278-5070 
Speech Arts 150


B.A. in Radio-TV-Cinema, California State University, Fresno
M.A. in Interactive Multimedia, California State University, Fresno
Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Technology, California State University, Fresno.

Teaching areas

Multimedia, video production, client and media service learning.


Candace Egan oversees the Multimedia Production Option and teaches courses in multimedia and video production with an emphasis on experiential and service learning. She received the 2017 Outstanding Faculty Spirit of Service Award for her service learning efforts at Fresno State and is the founder and chair of the Service Learning and Community Engagement Interest Division of the Broadcast Education Association.

Candace has over 36 years experience in video production, including television news and instructional/corporate video. She began her career as a TV news videographer, the first woman to do so at her station. In addition to videography, her professional experience includes multi-camera studio and remote truck directing, documentary directing, producing and production coordination, scriptwriting and video editing. Currently she is the Director of the student staffed MCJ Multimedia Production Service. In this capacity she oversees multiple campus-based media projects and routinely engages in contract projects for organizations within the region that have included the Sanger Unified School District, State Center and West Hills Community College Districts, the Central Sierra Museum and the John Corcoran Foundation.
Candace's creative works have garnered her over 35 national awards and have been seen in local, national and international venues. And she has been a faculty fellow at the Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Seminar offered by the Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism at UC Berkeley, the IRTS Faculty Seminar and the Television Academy Faculty Seminar.