Isaiah Harper is currently the Broadcasting, Film and Digital Media instructor at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy for the Tuscaloosa City School System.
Isaiah oversees two state-of-the-art studios and an award-winning student produced program called BCN-TV, a call-letter acronym for Paul W Bryant, Central and Northridge High Schools.
Isaiah worked in television journalism 15 years in various roles both behind and in-front of the camera. Prior to teaching, Isaiah was the Bureau Chief for ABC 33/40 Television, overseeing sports and general news coverage for 7 West Alabama counties. Isaiah’s career also includes positions in Communications Director, Public Relations and award winning reporting at TV Stations WBRC-Fox 6 Birmingham, Alabama, WNCF-ABC 32 Montgomery, Alabama, WRCB-NBC Channel 3 Chattanooga, Tennessee and WBMG (now WIAT)-CBS 42 Birmingham, Alabama.
Isaiah holds degrees, educational training plus certifications from the State of Alabama and Jefferson State Community College (A.A. Speech/Political Science), University of Alabama- Birmingham (B.A. Broadcasting/Communication Theory), Athens State University (Education) & Stephen F. Austin University (M.A. Mass Communication)
Isaiah’s passion for communication and the TV business drives his second passion – the opportunity to teach young people all about power of the voice and the career he has come to love.