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Writing Division

The mission of the Writing Division is to provide a forum for discussion of issues pertinent to writing for electronic and other media; to develop understanding of media writing and the teaching of writing through scholarly research to be presented at panels and in an annual competition for scholarly papers at the BEA convention; to encourage student writing through an annual, national scriptwriting competition; to encourage creative writing by faculty through an annual, faculty scriptwriting competition; and to maintain a web page with a collection of media writing resources such as syllabi, scripts, grants, competitions and links to other writing resources on the web.
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John McHale | Chair 
Illinois State University 

Michael Whalen | Paper Chair 
Santa Clara University 

Antonio Zarro | Faculty Scriptwriting Chair 
Palm Beach Atlantic University 

 Jonathan D. Mabee | Student Scriptwriting Chair
Missouri State University 

Marty Shafer | Webmaster & Student Scriptwriting Co-Chair 
Oakland University 

Kyle Bergersen | Student Scriptwriting Co-Chair 
University of Oklahoma 

Edward Fink | Newsletter Editor 
California State University, Fullerton 

Mary Beth O’Connor | Recording Secretary
Purdue University Northwest