Carla comes to the university classroom from the world of television production. She worked at ABC –TV in New Haven, CT as a producer and production manager. She hosted the only community affairs talk-show for four years in CT. Yarbrough runs her own production company, TenOutOfTen, LLC., which produces television documentaries and marketing videos for the web. She is also a media trainer helping others master the art of presentation.
She teaches web-based reporting; multimedia news production, including, web-design, podcasting and blogging; mass media ethics; feature article writing; communications technologies; and broadcast news writing and reporting at CSULB and CSU Fullerton.
She has received national recognition and won awards for her work as a documentary filmmaker. Her most recent work includes the Mid-South Emmy Award as the co-producer for the documentary “I Am A Man,” which aired on PBS.
She earned her master of science in journalism from Quinnipiac University and her bachelor of arts in broadcast journalism from the University of Memphis. She was a doctoral student in media psychology at Fielding Graduate University.
Yarbrough enjoys working with children and mentoring young adults. She is a volunteer for CoachArt in Los Angeles helping chronically/terminally ill children. She also works with the international organization Teboho Trust in South Africa that’s educating and feeding children affected by HIV/AIDS.
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JOUR 120 – WRITING ACROSS THE MEDIA – Section 07/08 – MW – 6-7:50PM – SPA-108
JOUR 311 – REPORTIN INFORMATION GATHERING – Section 09/10 – TuTh – 12-1:50PM – SPA-108
JOUR 311 – REPORTIN INFORMATION GATHERING – Section 11/12 – MW – 12-1:50PM – SPA-206
JOUR 415 – MINORITIES AND THE MEDIA – Section 01 – TuTh – 2-3:15PM – SPA-029C
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