Casey Frechette


Casey Frechette is a visiting assistant professor in the journalism and media studies department at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg and an adjunct with The Poynter Institute. He teaches digital media and researches how technology affects learning.

Casey is a former interactive learning producer with Poynter’s News University. He also produced multimedia at the University of New Mexico. He has degrees in media arts and computer science, with a concentration in digital audio and video production, and organizational learning and instructional technologies. His dissertation concerns the effects of animated characters in Web-based learning environments. His research has been published in the Journal of Media Psychology.

He is the presenter of several Webinars at NewsU, including Programming for Non-Geeks: Publishing Multimedia on the Web, Programming for Non-Geeks: Easy Interactivity, Programming for Non-Geeks: Essential HTML, Programming for Non-Geeks: The Basics of Using APIs and Programming for Non-Geeks: How to Build and Manage Your Website.