Jay Cofield is a professor of mass communication in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Montevallo. He holds an M.A. from the University of Montevallo and Ph.D. from the University of Alabama.
Cofield’s areas of research and creative interests include live television, creative short videos, advertising and Internet video. A strong supporter of service learning, Cofield makes it a point to involve majors in all of his productions. He oversees the streaming sports project at Montevallo, and he has produced award-winning Web videos for the college. He is also a member of the Broadcast Education Association and the National Broadcasting Society.
At the University of Montevallo, Cofield is the program coordinator for mass communication. He teaches video production courses, website creation and film appreciation.