Rhyne Piggott

Assistant Professor

Rhyne Piggott
(615) 904-8331
Room 229E, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 64, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Departments/Programs

Degree Information

  • M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2003)
  • B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1998)

Biography

 

Rhyne Piggott is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. At USA Today he helped launch one of the first multimedia and video departments in the industry. He also served on the team that built and launched Al Jazeera America, where he was an executive in the digital department. His teams have won awards from the Online News Association, SPJ, the Society for News Design, the Webby Awards and many others. In 2015 and 2016 he was a judge for the Onlin...

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Rhyne Piggott is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. At USA Today he helped launch one of the first multimedia and video departments in the industry. He also served on the team that built and launched Al Jazeera America, where he was an executive in the digital department. His teams have won awards from the Online News Association, SPJ, the Society for News Design, the Webby Awards and many others. In 2015 and 2016 he was a judge for the Online News Association awards. He received an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003. Currently, he’s an assistant professor of journalism at Middle Tennessee State University.

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