Stacy Whitaker is the Director of Engineering for the Department of Media and Communication. Whitaker holds a Master's degree in Educational Media and Technology and a Bachelor's degree in Applied Science from ETSU. Whitaker is also a graduate of George Brown College and Northeast State where he studied Electronics Engineering and Computer Science. Prior to joining ETSU in 2012, Whitaker spent 15 years in the media and communication industry where he worked as a dial-up internet support technician, IT support engineer/systems administrator, and broadcast maintenance engineer. Whitaker enjoys staying up to date with the latest IT, broadcast, and film technology and applies his knowledge and experience in these areas when working with faculty, staff, and students. Whitaker also co-teaches professional development workshops which prepare participants to become Adobe Certified Professionals in five Creative Cloud platforms. In his spare time, Mr. Whitaker loves spending time with his family, vacationing at the beach, and camping.