Title: Broadcast and Communications Educator & Artist
Company: Cards by Terry
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Teresa “Terry” Kauffman, Ph.D., Broadcast and Communications Educator and Artist at Cards by Terry, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in communications, journalism and art.
With more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Kauffman has been the founder and artist of Cards by Terry with the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc., since 2004 and an assistant lecturer of art studies at North Carolina State University since 2001. Prior to these illustrious roles, she was a member of the faculty department of communications at North Carolina State University, a member of the faculty department of radio, television and motion pictures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a writer, news producer, reporter and anchor at ABC, Inc. Alongside her primary endeavors, she has been a radio talk show guest, writer, and artist for various corporations and foundations, having also been an expressive art therapist in multiple psychiatric hospitals.
To prepare for her illustrious career, Dr. Kauffman pursued a formal education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism, with honors, in 1974. She subsequently attended the University of Texas at Austin, receiving a Master of Arts in communications, summa cum laude, in 1980. Thereafter, she attended the Union Institute and University, graduating in 1996 with a Doctor of Philosophy in psychology, communications and creative expression and therapy. She is certified by the American Psychological Association, the National Broadcasting Society, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
In recognition of her exceptional accomplishments, Dr. Kauffman has accrued several accolades, including eight first-place national awards from the National Broadcasting Society since 1973. In 1996, North Carolina State University named her an Outstanding Lecturer of the Year, and she also won the First Place Award in Acrylic Painting in 1995. Recognized as a Professional Member of the Year by the National Broadcasting Society in 1994, she notably received an Emmy nomination for her production of “Otters from Oiled Waters” in 1991. She has also won more than 15 first place national awards in television, including writing, producing, directing, music composition, acting, art and photography. Dr. Kauffman has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Entertainment, Who’s Who in the Media and Communication, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who of American Women.
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