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Mary Bock

Advisor

Role and Company

Assistant Professor , The University of Texas

Expertise

30 years experience in arts & entertainment

Location

Austin, TX

About Mary

I am a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin with more than 20 years' experience in the news business -- primarily in TV news. I left broadcasting for a PhD at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. I teach journalism and I do research with the goal of helping photojournalists do their jobs better. I think of myself as a hybrid -- doing theory-based research, but with my feet on the ground of experience. Many of the photographers I worked with in TV are veterans, and the few vets I've had in classes since getting my PhD are terrific students.

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6 months ago

Any suggestions on how to start a pet transport business?

Hi Julissa -- You might want to do some research about the demographics in your market -- are there enough...

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3 years ago

How do I meet more Veterans who are interested in buying or selling a home?

Hi Jeremy -- I don't know specific answers to your questions about programs for Veterans but I do know that...

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3 years ago

Can anyone assist me with paperwork (letters of intent, purchase orders, etc.)?

Hello Alejandro - I agree with John -- we need a little more information. Are you working from templates from...

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3 years ago

Just moved to Austin, TX - looking for employment assistance

Hi Raymond -- all the advice so far is on target. If you're new to town, you can also subscribe...

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4 years ago

How can I make the right entrance into media?

Hi Joseph - One of the best ways to break into journalism these days is to become a specialist on...

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