Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Wendy Boggs is an undergraduate advisor for the College of Communication Office of Student Affairs in collaboration with the School of Journalism. Boggs has over 10 years of advising experience in both undergraduate and graduate programs. She has worked for The University of Texas at Austin since May 2005.
Boggs advises undergraduate students in all matters pertaining to journalism coursework as well as maintains academic records, provides general information about University academic policies and procedures, prepares degree audits, and certifies graduation applications once students fulfill the degree requirements. In addition, she manages course add/drop requests and withdrawals, course substitutions, tuition rebates, appeals, scholastic probation and many other academic matters.
Boggs can also counsel students regarding personal difficulties should they arise. She directs students to other important campus and community resources that will enhance their overall learning experience at The University of Texas at Austin.
Janice Brandon Henderson
Janice is a 1976 B.F.A. graduate of the University of North Texas, where she majored in art history. She has been employed by the department since October 1990.
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
student appointments: 512-471-1553
Theresa Thomas is the undergraduate advisor for the School of Journalism. Thomas graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999 with a bachelor's in applied learning and development. She has worked at the university since 2001.
Thomas advises undergraduate students in all matters pertaining to journalism coursework, sequencing of classes, and other academic and nonacademic issues. Thomas is the co-vice president / co-program chair for the Academic Counselors Association for the 2004-05 academic year.
Graduate Coordinator II
Technical Staff Assistant – Broadcast
With a degree in Education and Teacher Certification in Journalism, Steve Maedl has been working in professional film, television, and video for more than a quarter century.
From the European Broadcast Union's production of the World Cup Soccer Matches, and the Atlanta Committee for International Olympic Games, to the Glaciers of British Columbia for Discovery Channel's coverage of the Eco Challenge Races under the direction of producer Mark Burnett, Steve brings a diversified wealth of world-wide network experience to the University of Texas Broadcast Journalism sequence.
Steve has also worked on over 450 National, and International Commercials, Network TV Shows, Entertainment & Sports Programs, Live Teleconferences, Music Videos, Industrial Training and Feature Films.
He has worked for Court TV (Dallas, Austin, Houston), CNN, and on "Meet The Press" with Tim Russert. Feature film work includes Disney's "Blank Check"; CBS Miniseries "Lonesome Dove"; Scary Movie; and others.
For the past 22 years Steve has, and continues to serve as crew leader and camera operator for the renowned PBS Music Show Austin City Limits. With well over 350 shows, Austin City Limits is an award-winning National and International television series. The 2003 recipient of The National Medal Of The Arts, this musical icon of more than 34 years is the first TV show to receive this award. An award he proudly shares with Austin's KLRU/PBS Staff and ACL's production crew.
As the Technical Advisor to the Broadcast School of Journalism classes since 1997, Steve is responsible for upgrading and installing broadcast radio and TV studio equipment. He also assists with instructing students in the proper usage of cameras, switchers, chroma-key, graphics, teleprompter, lighting, audio and digital video playback and recordings. Steve developed and produced the "Texas Newswatch" logo and photo ID press passes for the reporters and acts as production manager / technical engineer for their newscasts. He also is responsible for initiating & updating their website.
Steve also holds a current FCC operator license, and is a member of the Texas Association of Film & Tape Professionals (TAFTP).
Along with his position at the School of Journalism and with KLRU-TV, he also offers his services to many high tech corporations and businesses for their conventions, trade shows and promotional events.
Before getting into television, Steve spent 5 years in the hotel/restaurant business in upstate New York where he grew up, and another 7 years as a Financial Aid Counselor at the University of Texas in Austin.