Name: Don Dickson
Title/Position: Part-Time Professor
Department: Journalism and Communications and Public Policy
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Faculty Bio

Don Dickson has taught journalism at St. Thomas University since 2002 when he was still a news producer and reporter with the CBC. He started as a TV reporter in Seattle in 1964 while attending the University of Washington. In 1969, he left to pursue a Masters in Journalism at Columbia University in New York then worked as a TV reporter in Baltimore where he earned a Masters in Liberal Arts at Johns Hopkins University before going abroad to work for an international TV news agency. For 10 years he worked as a writer/producer, cameraman/correspondent and bureau chief in London, Africa, and the Middle East reporting on the civil war in Lebanon, fighting between Israel and Palestinians and the Iranian revolution, even camel wrestling in Turkey. Don returned to Canada in 1986 as a field producer with the CBC Parliamentary Bureau in Ottawa before moving with his wife and daughter to Fredericton.


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Course ID Course Number Course Name Professor Room Number Days Time Credits Prerequisites
COPP-4016 Internship 3 COPP 3013, COPP 3023, COPP 3033
JOUR-2113 The Toolbox I - New Media T, TH 2:30PM - 3:50PM 3
JOUR-2123 The Toolbox 2- Mobile Social Media T, TH 2:30PM - 3:50PM 3
JOUR-3013 Through the Lens M, W 2:30PM - 3:50PM 3