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Dr. Kevin Qualls
Dr. Kevin Qualls
Associate Professor, Chair
Television Production
114 Wilson Hall
About Dr. Qualls

Kevin Qualls has enjoyed careers in media, law, and higher education. He is a member of the American Bar Association, The Kentucky Bar Association, and the Virginia State Bar. He earned a Juris Doctorate from Liberty University, a Master's in Journalism from Marshall University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunication from the University of Kentucky. In the late 1980's and early 1990's he produced the nationally syndicated outdoor television series, "The Great American Outdoors." He later produced video for corporate and broadcast clients with a company he owned and operated, "Digital Age Recording." He has worked as a trial attorney and expert witness regarding pre-trial publicity. At the U.S. Attorney's office in the Western District of Virginia, he assisted in the prosecution of cases involving false advertising and cases where evidence was media-based. He joined the faculty of Murray State University in 2008. Prior teaching posts were at Francis Marion University, Marshall University, Paducah Community College, and Full Sail Center for the Recording Arts.

Juris Doctorate – Liberty University
M.A. – Journalism, Marshall University
B.A. – Telecommunication, University of Kentucky

Kentucky Bar Association
Virginia State Bar
American Bar Association
Broadcast Education Association
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

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