Cory Byers

Instructor

Cory Byers

Office Phone: (618)650-3827
Email: cobyers@siue.edu

Cory Byers is an Instructor in the Department of Mass Communications, the
Director of Video Services, the faculty advisor for the Advertising Club, and
an award-winning video producer. With a background and advanced degrees in both
advertising (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) and video production
(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Byers teaches a number of courses in
each area, including: Copywriting & Design, Electronic Media Advertising,
Advertising Campaigns, Advanced Video Writing and Production, and Advanced
Video Directing and Producing. He is a member of the Broadcast Education
Association, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and the
American Advertising Federation.

As Director of Video Services, Byers produces commercials, promotional videos,
web videos, documentaries, and educational and instructional videos for
internal and external clients. On his own, and with students, he produces
short-form documentaries, short films, and commercials. Here's an example:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BG5Mne9PnbU