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Dale Carpenter is a documentary filmmaker and Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Before joining the journalism faculty in 1994, Carpenter was Senior Producer for the Arkansas Educational Television Network in Conway where he worked for ten years producing, photographing, and editing documentaries for public television.
Carpenter's work encompasses a variety of topics, from examining the rights of people with disabilities, to following a team of 8-year olds through a season of Little League baseball, to tracing the history of Arkansas during the Civil War.
His work has won numerous national awards including Gold Medals from the New York Festivals, a Golden "CINDY" award, the "IRIS" award, and four regional "Emmy" awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Carpenter has a B.A. from Vanderbilt University, a Master's degree from Emory University, and completed a cinematography fellowship at the American Film Institute's Center for Advanced Film Studies.
He lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas with his wife, Diane, and three children.