ASU-TV Student Staff

MEET OUR PRODUCERS

These students are part of the ASU-TV team in charge of producing local shows on Channel 18.

 Jacob Stewart

Station Manager

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Jacob Stewart is a junior creative media production major with an emphasis in Narrative Media.
He is from Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. Jacob volunteered for ASU-TV his freshman year,
became a staff member his sophomore year, and is now the current station manager.

Jacob also produces the mockumentary comedy “The Advisor,” which he writes, directs, and
edits. After graduation, he hopes to have a future writing and directing his own films.

 

Clayton Holderfield

Producer

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Clayton Holderfield is a sophomore at Arkansas State University. He is a creative media
production major with an emphasis in sports media from Cabot, AR. Coming from Cabot,
Clayton was able to hit the ground running with a good background in directing, editing, and
being on camera.
Clayton produces two shows called Whose Howl Is It? and Red Wolf Roundtable Game Day
Edition for ASU-TV. He also volunteers for both the weekly version of Red Wolf Roundtable and
A-State sports productions.
After graduation Clayton hopes to work for a major sports production company as a technical
director and one day direct the either the Super Bowl, World Series, or NBA Finals.

 Kaitlyn DeFord

Producer

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Kaitlyn is a senior creative media production major with an emphasis in Narrative Media. She produces the Fine Arts at the Fowler program and Your State of Health with Dr. Bowman. She also produces the magical girl series Semester. Upon graduation from A-State, she will be enrolling in a graduate program for Digital Filmmaking Degree.

Kaitlyn said she sets her goals high because she wants to move to California and achieve her dreams.

Drew Hancock

Sports Producer

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Drew Hancock is a Creative Media Production major ( Audio/Video Production emphasis) in Jonesboro, AR. He has 6 years of video production experience, including 4 years specializing in sports broadcast. He began volunteering for ASU TV his freshman year and was hired as a staff member his junior year. Since starting at ASUTV, he has filmed and edited for “YOU, ME and the Community,”operated cameras for “The Boro,” filmed and edited “Animal Control,” ran audio for “RED Wolf Round Table,”directed segments of “My Life’s Playbook,” and is currently playing the role of Daniel Wolfe in “The Advisor.”

Drew enjoys every aspect of production and post-production, and likes to be involved with live broadcasts as well as isolated shoots. He, along with Trent Taylor, is a sports producer for Arkansas State, and helps lead one of the best university-ran student-directed ESPN3 programs in the nation. He is also an independent content creator who has created a wide range of projects such as: two music videos, highlights reels, public service announcements, comedy gameplay videos, private business logos, human interest stories, and much more.

Eric Keasler

Producer

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Eric Keasler is a junior communication studies major with an emphasis in Public Communication. Eric came from Batesville, Arkansas and began his involvement with ASU-TV his freshman year and has since been part of multiple ASU-TV and ESPN3 productions. Since his freshman year he has been involved with programs such as “Animal Control”, “My Life’s Playbook”, “The ‘Boro”, “Fine Arts at the Fowler”, various Arkansas State Basketball broadcasts with ESPN3, the annual UPC Telethon, and several commercial projects with the Downtown Jonesboro Association during his internship with them his sophomore year. Eric is also a cadet of Arkansas States’ ROTC Red Wolf Battalion with dual career aspirations for Army Public Affairs and the civilian television industry.

Eric co-produces Fine Arts at the Fowler alongside Kaitlyn Deford and co-produces SPEAK, a new talk show program covering current pop culture trends and entertainment, alongside Brandis Douglas and Cody Moore.

 

Trent Taylor

Sports Producer

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Trent Taylor is a senior Creative Media Production major with an emphasis in Sports Production with a double major in Agricultural Business. Trent is from Valley Springs, Arkansas.  He began volunteering for ASU-TV his junior year and has been involved in multiple ASU-TV productions. Trent is involved with Red Wolf Round Table, SPEAK, UPC Telethon, and numerous ESPN3 productions.  Trent’s current career goal is to work in television broadcasting.

Trent currently serves as a sports producer alongside Drew Hancock.  Trent is involved in the game day productions of football, men and women’s basketball, and volleyball.  In addition to this, Trent is involved in the ESPN3 productions for men and women’s basketball, volleyball and baseball.

Martez Broner

Producer

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Martez Broner is a junior Creative Media Production major at Arkansas State University.  He was born and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas and was always been encouraged by his high school teachers to do what he loved.

Martez graduated from North Little Rock High School and received the Ted Rand memorial scholarship to Arkansas State and began working on the sports show in his sophomore year as behind-the-scenes help. Martez has worked on various ESPN programs, and co-produces Red Wolf Roundtable with junior producer Rob Nelson. When Martez graduates, he aims to be a content creator for a nonprofit organization or news affiliate.

 

Interested in becoming a staff member?

Look out for our meeting times in the 2017 spring semester posted around the first floor of the Media and Communications building.