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David Badie

Instructor, Journalism

Departments

  • College of Music and Media
  • Communication
  • Mass Communication

Bio

Dave Badie is an Emmy nominated, Edward R. Murrow award winning television videographer. He has over 30 years of experience in several markets, including Dallas, Las Vegas, Orlando and 20 years combined at WVUE-TV and WWL-TV in New Orleans. His years of coverage include Republican and Democratic National Conventions, presidential appearances and multiple NFL Super Bowls. He has also performed freelance work with CNN, ESPN, and FOX SPORTS Network.

He is certified in Final Cut Pro, and experienced in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Edius and Pro-Tools Audio Recording Systems.

Outside of his broadcasting career, David Badie is an accomplished jazz saxophonist, who has performed with the likes of Donald Harrison,

Irma Thomas and Kermit Ruffins. He has secured a distribution contract with Louisiana Red Hot Records, booking, managing and marketing a self-contained contemporary jazz band. They have acquired major sponsorship and worldwide tour performances.