COM210: Multimedia Content Creation, is a course offered by The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. The course is designed to teach basic digital media design and production using Adobe applications – Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition and Premiere. creation. The COM210 syllabus has more information about the course.

Course Instructor:

David E. Silva
PhD Student
Office: JKSN 365
Office Hours: Monday 3-5pm PST
COM210 Sections:
Summer Online 2017
David is a PhD student in The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. He received his BA in Communication Science from Northwest Nazarene University where he also worked for the Office of Marketing and Media creating promotional material. He recently earned his MA in Communication here at Washington State University. His research interests focus on online discussion civility and web design as it applies to political discourse. At WSU, David was also a TA for COM 102 (Public Speaking in the Digital Age) from 2013 to 2016, manager of the Murrow Virtual Reality Lab and Murrow District Representative for WSU’s GPSA.,

Name pronunciation: DAY-vid
Students can call me: David (preferred), Mr. Silva

Course Designer:

lisa-waananenLisa Waananen Jones
Clinical Assistant Professor
Office: MURROW 209
Office Hours: By appointment
Lisa Waananen Jones is a clinical assistant professor at the Murrow College and a journalist specializing in data visualization and online storytelling. She earned her master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School, where she also taught multimedia skills. She worked on the graphics team at The New York Times graphics through the 2012 election and contributed to projects awarded multiple Malofiej and Society for News Design honors.

She teaches journalism, storytelling and visual communication courses and is a WSU graduate and lifelong Coug. She wrote most of the content for this course and will be featured in the tutorial videos for the Adobe software.

Name pronunciation: LEE-sa WAHN-a-nin JONES
Students can call me: Professor Waananen Jones, Professor Lisa