About Tom Taylor
Institute: Creative & Communication Arts
M.Ed.|Management of Technical Education|Texas State University
B.A.A.S|Applied Arts and Sciences|Texas State University
A.A.|Communication Arts|San Antonio College
Students interested in video and film production or cinematography.
Air Force veteran, Armed Forces Radio and Television
Tom Taylor is the program coordinator and a faculty instructor in Northwest Vista College’s Digital Video and Cinema Production program. Tom started at NVC in 2005 as an adjunct instructor while working at the Air Force News Agency at the former Kelly AFB in San Antonio. He’s an Air Force veteran who spent 14 of his 21-year active-duty career working for Armed Forces Radio and Television in Korea, Japan, Italy and Turkey. He continued his service with the Air Force as a DoD civilian for the Army and Air Force Hometown News Service. He has traveled to more than 20 countries around the world producing video news releases. Tom has been a full time faculty instructor since January 2016. Communication principles and this college’s cooperative learning objectives drive Tom’s teaching philosophy. He teaches with a hands-on approach, a technique experienced while in the military as well as in various vendor technical training courses. He teaches introductory courses in video and film production and advanced courses in editing and cinematography.