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Steve Shlisky

Steve Shlisky


Steve Shlisky

Contact Info


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Professional Work

  • Over 36 Years Television Production experience in the San Francisco Bay Area (KTVU, KICU & KNTV). Local Programming (producing, writing, editing) short form (:10 to :60) PSA, promotional, and commercial spots; long form (1:00 – 5:00) news stories, sales presentations, and feature segments; and ½ hour to 2 hour entertainment and documentaries programs.
  • Co-Chair and Instructor – Laney Media Communications Department (DSLR, Video Production, Audio Aesthetics with Pro Tools, Advanced Editing, Work Experience Media Literacy).
  • College instructor at San Francisco State University (BECA Department – NLE Editing on Media 100).
  • Steve Shlisky Productions – Video, DSLR and Still Productions – Produce local videos for Non-Profit agencies (Hopalong Animal Rescue, Opera Frontiers); Short scene adapted from the novel: Edgewise by Jan Stites


  • MA – Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Department (BECA), San Francisco State University
  • BA – Radio Television with an Emphasis in Film, San Jose State University
  • AA – with Distinction, Drama, Cabrillo College

Profession Associations

  • NATAS (National Association of Television Arts and Sciences) NorCal Chapter
    -Chair of the Education Committee Responsible for:

    • Overseeing the judging and awarding of $16,000 of College Scholarships Awards in seven categories each year
    • Judging Chapter High School Awards
    • Media Literacy
    • Speakers Bureau
    • Contributor to “Off Camera” NATAS’s Monthly Publication
    • Newsletter

         -National Trustee

  • Emmy Awards Committee Member

Awards and Honors – Video Production

  • 12 local Emmy awards (based on fifty nominations, including four national Emmy nominations)
  • 6 Radio Television News Directors Association Awards
  • Associated Press’s Mark Twain Award
  • 13 Telly awards
  • 7 Joey Awards


  • Benjamin P. Draper Award (in recognition for writing about the media)
  • 14th Annual SFSU Research Competition (first Runner-Up Graduate Participant in Creative Arts and Design Division)
  • Best Feature Story Society of Professional Journalists