Daniel Eschenfelder

Lecturer

Daniel Eschenfelder
615-898-2814
Room 249, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 64, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Departments/Programs

Degree Information

  • B.S., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (1996)
  • A.A., Kaskaskia College (1994)

Biography

Dan Eschenfelder is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with nearly twenty years of experience in broadcast news and production. He has worked as a news Photojournalist, Bureau Chief, Chief Videographer, and News Director in television markets in Missouri, Illinois, and Florida.

Prior to his current appointment as Lecturer at Middle Tennessee State University, he held the executive position of News Director for GTN News, the CBS/NBC affiliate in Gainesville, Florida. Mr. Eschen...

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Dan Eschenfelder is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with nearly twenty years of experience in broadcast news and production. He has worked as a news Photojournalist, Bureau Chief, Chief Videographer, and News Director in television markets in Missouri, Illinois, and Florida.

Prior to his current appointment as Lecturer at Middle Tennessee State University, he held the executive position of News Director for GTN News, the CBS/NBC affiliate in Gainesville, Florida. Mr. Eschenfelder also worked for more than eight years as the Chief Videographer at the University of Florida, UF News Bureau.

He is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award for excellence. He has also been honored with numerous Tellys, a Communicator, an Addy, and the Golden CASE award.

His work has appeared on the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Dateline, Good Morning America, ESPN, CNN, Fox News, and many more. Dan has been a member of the National Press Photographers Association, the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Radio Television Digital News Association. Dan also served for six years in the Army Reserves achieving the rank of Sergeant.

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