“Professor Shout-Out!” is a rotating Saint Rose blog series that faculty contribute to.
Professor Paul Conti is known for being behind the camera, so let’s change it up a bit and put him in the spotlight…
Professor Paul Conti, Communications Department, Assistant Professor. Has been at Saint Rose since 2005.
- Where did you attend school? Undergraduate degree from SUNY Fredonia, Graduate Degree from SUNY Empire State.
- Where have you been employed?WTRY, WGNA, WNYT and The College of Saint Rose unless you want to count the grocery store in high school.
- Did you always want to teach? My first major at Fredonia was Elementary Education. Then I found a real passion for electronic journalism. I came back to teaching after 30 plus years in journalism. I always think of journalism as teaching.
- What classes do you teach at Saint Rose? Media production and electronic journalism.
- Highlight of academic career, thus far: Every day is different, which is much like journalism. I love the energy in the classrooms when we are learning.
- What’s your favorite color? Blue. Not Chroma Key Blue. Regular Blue.
- Favorite place to eat in the Capital Region? The Standard
- Favorite TV show? The West Wing
- What is the last book you read? Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
- If you could have one superpower, what would you choose? Time Travel but without a Delorean.
Professor Conti is often seen with a camera mounted on his shoulder, both he and his classes produce valuable footage used by Saint Rose. Learn more about Professor Conti on his Weebly site. Please comment here if you have any questions or feedback. Thanks for reading!