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Communication Studies Faculty — Peter J. Ensel III

Associate Professor

Peter J. Ensel III working in his office Peter Ensel, a graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh, joined the faculty in 1988. He worked for several years as an Associate Producer and a News Producer at WTEN-TV and as a Sales Account Executive at WFLY-WPTR radio in Albany, New York. Ensel serves as advisor to the college's chapter of NBS-AERho. In addition, he coordinates the broadcast management minor, chairs the college's Intercollegiate Athletic Board and Distinguished Visiting Alumni program. He is a certified high school softball, baseball, and volleyball official and is active in coaching local youth basketball teams.


  • M.S., Boston University (1985).
  • B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh.

Teaching & Research Areas

  • Basic and advanced audio production.
  • Broadcast journalism.
  • Advanced television news production.
  • Electronic media management.
  • Fundamentals of broadcasting.
  • Television station operation.
  • Television station management.

Contact Peter Ensel

Office: Yokum 103B
Phone: (518) 564-4287