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Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

Dave Taylor

Class of 2007, Bachelor's

After 5 years and 4 promotions at Reelz, the 63-million home cable network about movies, Dave Taylor is now the Producer of a new entertainment news magazine show for the EW Scripps TV Station Group.  He is based in Phoenix, AZ at KNXV.


What are the top three skills journalism students should learn in college?:

1.  Work ethic.  Work harder than everyone around you.  People will notice.
2.  Creativity.  Inform AND Entertain.
3.  Interpersonal skills.

What were your duties at ATVN? :

Producer, Reporter

How did ATVN prepare you for your career?:

ATVN, Trojan Vision, and USC’s Broadcast Journalism curriculum taught me to produce, report/host, write, shoot, edit, manage, communicate, work well with others...I could go on and on.  When jobs open up, those that can do the most will get the job, and USC teaches you how to do a whole lot.

Renovated Griffith Observatory

March 8, 2007

Dave Taylor spent the day with some fifth graders at the renovated Griffith Observatory

Daily Trojan Editor resigns

November 29, 2006

ATVN's Dave Taylor has reaction to the Daily Trojan editor's resignation.


November 15, 2006

Dave Taylor meets with fans eagerly anticipating the release of Playstation 3

High rate of asthma in California

October 18, 2006

Dave Taylor reports on California's high asthma rate

Record-setting donation to USC by George Lucas

October 4, 2006

ATVN's Dave Taylor reports on the record-setting donation to USC by George Lucas.

Seating Flap

September 20, 2006

ATVN’s Dave Taylor has reaction to the Town Meeting that didn’t solve any student section problems.

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