Film Production, Telecommunications and Media Industries
Director, CommAgency / Lecturer
- Bachelor's: Penn State
Catie Grant brings over a decade’s worth of experience to her role as a faculty member in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications and the Director of CommAgency, where she mentors and leads students in client-based media production. She teaches courses focusing on video production and production management in the Bellisario College, working with students on the basics of video production, visual storytelling, as well as management and entrepreneurship in media production.
Before coming to the Bellisario College, Grant worked at Penn State Public Broadcasting (WPSU) in the Creative Services department. There she specialized in producing and directing short-form, documentary style media productions for the Penn State community. Starting as an associate producer in 2007, she quickly became a Producer/Director before becoming a Senior Producer/Director in 2015. Prior to her time at WPSU, Catie produced full-length, for-broadcast documentaries for WNED-TV, the PBS affiliate that serves Buffalo, New York, and Toronto, Ontario.
Catie is a 2005 graduate of the Bellisario College, majoring in film-video. Her philosophy is that any story -- no matter how big or how small -- matters to someone, deserves to be told and has the ability and responsibility to impact people in profound ways. She is excited to work with students, both as the Director of CommAgency and as an instructor, and help them discover their unique storytelling style.
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