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About me

Industry Consulting
Occupation Journalist
Location Austin, Texas, United States
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Introduction Jim McNabb is an Austin, Texas journalist and communicator. He's a member of the adjunct faculty of St. Edward's University teaching public speaking. He's seen TV news go from black and white film to digital; radio news go from vitality to virtually disappearing; Austin go from two daily newspapers to one; And, he's seen all create web sites. Now come blogs and other alternative media. No one in media particularly likes analysis or criticism, but that's what all media needs. Through the lenses of experience and academe, Jim McNabb sees, analyzes, and communicates. Thus, the blog, "News McNabb." Jim McNabb helped shape the news in Austin, Texas for decades. He has been a TV news manager, talent, reporter, and photographer as well as a radio news director twice. He is a frequent contributor to He holds a BA from Baylor and an MA from UT. He's also an ordained and licensed chaplain to communicators. Further, he's a singer/songwriter with seven albums.
Interests broadcast, journalist, news, communications, television, radio, newspapers, new news media, singer, songwriter, publicity, public relations.
Favorite Movies Bull Durham, Absence of Malice, Broadcast News, The Graduate
Favorite Music Eliza Gilkyson, Benevolo, Willie Nelson, Mozart's Requiem, The Kingston Trio, William Byrd and Mary Chapin Carpenter.
Favorite Books Something in the Air, Reading the Bible Again For the First Time, Our Endangered Values, The Mouse that Roared, Speak Like Churchill/Stand Like Lincoln

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