Jasmine Crighton, a regional Emmy award-winning technical director, is a broadcast journalism instructor and the news coordinator for NEWS3 at Western Illinois University.
Jasmine earned her Master of Arts in Journalism & Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she also taught courses in television production. She started her broadcasting career in Las Vegas working in production and was awarded a regional Emmy for technical directing by the NATAS Pacific Southwest chapter. Jasmine has also taught broadcasting courses at a university in West Virginia and worked as a news producer in Steubenville, Ohio.
Jasmine is the Recording Secretary of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association and a member of the National Broadcasting Society and College Media Association.