Brett Erik Chambers
Brett Erik Chambers is a parent, media literacy advocate and 'Catalyst for Change. He has spent most of his adult life finding and presenting positive images of people, especially people of color, on television, radio, film, recording, or the classroom.
Chambers is an award-winning television producer (WTVD-ABC11) of programs addressing education, health, and childrens issues. A graduate of Duke University's Terry Sanford School of Public Policy, he earned his Masters in Education Technology from the NC Central University School of Education. He contributed to the book How We Got Over: Testimonies of Faith, Hope, and Courage, and has been a contributing writer to the Independent Weekly, and TRIBES magazine on his favorite subject, music.
Chambers is presently an Instructor at NC Central University where he teaches mass communication and education technology courses. He spends a great deal of time contributing to efforts that address the diversity of learning styles and how technology can be used to close the achievement gap of African American children. Presently, he serves on the Lyceum Committee, Hip Hop Initiative Advisory Group, and Jazz Research Institute Advisory Team.
Chambers was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists' Region IV Hall of Fame in 2004. He was recognized for his cumulative body of work over his 30 year career in media, including his days in radio at Duke University, his experience producing and directing award winning programming at ABC affiliate WTVD, and his teaching duties at North Carolina Central University. Chambers is currently the president of the Triangle Association of Black Journalists.