Don Wittekind

assistant professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
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Don Wittekind is an assistant professor of visual communication at the University of North Carolina's School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Before making the move to teaching, he spent 10 years as informational graphics director at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, where he led the creation of the first newspaper-based multimedia graphics department. Under his direction, the newspaper created its first interactive project in December of 1996 and continued as an industry leader throughout his tenure. Wittekind's work has been honored with top honors by the Newspaper Association of America, Editor & Publisher, the Online News Association and the Society of News Design. His professional activities are centered on Swarm Interactive, a company he cofounded in 1998. Swarm's main focus is medical animation and web design, as well as multimedia production for companies such as the Discovery Channel.

KDMC Sessions

November 07, 2009, 7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Flash File: The Power of Interactivity
SEMINAR: Enhancing the Future: Innovation & Collaboration

Learning Moments Visualization Tools and Techniques
December 05, 2008, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Windows Media Video: Video: Learning Moments Visualization Tools and Techniques (304 MB)
Flash File: Wittekind: Immersive Multimedia
SEMINAR: American Tapestry:  Covering a Changing America

Editorial gaming
March 03, 2008, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Windows Media Video: Video: Editorial gaming (206 MB)
SEMINAR: Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace


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