Title: Video Program Manager
Department: New Media
David Garraway has served as Video Program Manager in the MSU Office of Public Affairs since 2011. In this role, he works in conjunction with the University Television Center and the university's new media division to provide creative and technical services for the department. He is charged with providing leadership using creative communications that highlights the accomplishments, contributions, and significance of Mississippi State University to a global audience.
Prior to joining Public Affairs, David was Senior Producer at the University Television Center from 2010-2011. For six years, he served as producer and operations manager for a small television production facility in Hattiesburg, MS. David has experience in educational, broadcast, and corporate media production, new media promotion, and project management.
David received his bachelor of arts degree in radio, television, and film production and a master of science degree in mass communication from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is currently pursuing a masters of business administration from Mississippi State University. The son of two educators, David grew up in Hattiesburg, MS and was active in arts and service organizations, including Boy Scouts of America, United Way of Southeast Mississippi, Hattiesburg Jaycees, and the community theatre group Actors Anonymous.
Recently honored with the Student Association's "Friend of the Student" award, David represents the university as a member of the Southeastern Conference Communicators Association and has previously served as an MSU representative on the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Communicators Committee. He co-founded the Mississippi State University Video Professionals Association, an informal group of university media professionals. David is active with Starkville Young Professionals and is a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church. David lives in Starkville with his wife, Michelle, and beautiful dog, Sydney.