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Strategic Communication & Journalism Faculty

Michael Patrick, Chair

Michael Patrick, Ph.D.



Phone: 757-352-4221

Michael Patrick is a professional-in-residence at Regent University specializing in writing, editing and producing news stories across media platforms.

Dr. Michael Patrick has worked in professional news and media since 1968. He has served in several executive positions, including vice president and executive producer at the Christian Broadcasting Network and dean of Regent's School of Communication & the Arts. In 2012, he received his Doctor of Philosophy in Oranizational Leadership from Regent University's School of Business and Leadership. At Regent, Dr. Patrick teaches courses on news theory, writing and reporting, broadcast news field reporting and producing, broadcast news program producing and foundations of journalism.

Academic Philosophy

To coach students to produce compelling stories that meet professional standards across all media platforms, with an emphasis on the integration of faith in the pursuit of truth.


Ph.D. Regent University, 2012
M.A. Regent University, 1984
B.S. Southern Oregon University, 1978
A.A. Central Oregon Community College, 1974

Fields of Expertise

  • Audio-video Reporting and Producing
  • Multimedia Writing and Editing
  • Media Management

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