Wayne Edwards

Wayne Edwards Headshot
Practitioner in Residence

Communication, Film and Media Studies Department
College of Arts and Sciences

B.A., Communications TV/Radio Production, William Paterson University, NJ

About Wayne

Wayne Edwards is an Emmy award-winning production leader with over fifteen years of experience in Broadcasting and Multi-media Production.

Wayne’s career began at ESPN leading the live production of professional, collegiate, and amateur sport events. Additionally, he produced content in the roles of Feature Producer, Field Producer, and Post-production Editor. He also aided in the training and development of on-air personalities.

Afterwards, he was part of the executive team that launched Back9Network, a golf lifestyle channel, creating and overseeing three studio shows plus the features department.

Wayne is currently a Practitioner in Residence at the University of New Haven teaching content production, live broadcasting, sports production streaming and journalism. During his time on campus, the University has won seven New England Regional Student Emmys; he’s implemented a Sport Communication minor; developed Race, Gender, and Class in the Media and Electronic News Gathering & Reporting courses.

While teaching, Wayne’s leadership in production continued at New England Public Media where he launched the company’s first live public affairs show “And Another Thing.” Upon the completion of that project, he moved to Connecticut Public Broadcasting where he is the Coordinating Producer of original artist docuseries “Where Art Thou?” and “Cutline In The Community,” a town hall-type broadcast covering local public affairs affecting the state.

In the Media