John Hart

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Fine Arts Associate Faculty
Communication Arts
Division of Fine Arts
Saddleback College

M.A.  -  Grand Canyon University, Phoenix

B.A.  -  California State University, Fullerton

John Hart was well established as an Instructor and industry professional before joining Saddleback College in the Fall of 1996. Previously, he taught at Fullerton College and Irvine Valley College.

In addition to teaching the online courses, CTVR2 "History and Appreciation of Television", CTVR3 "History of American Cinema" and CTVR100 "Intro to Cinema-TV-Radio" at Saddleback, .John is currently a faculty member of the CTVA and Comm Departments at Cal State Fullerton and Orange Coast College

His broadcasting career began in radio eventually having worked at five different stations in the capacity of on-air talent, sales, and station management.  John segued into TV work, and for the past 29 years, he has worked as a "Sound Recordist" for over 55 network TV sitcoms, movies, and Pilots, which include an Emmy for 'Best Sound" and a "Golden Reel" nomination on Mad About You.

Currently in 2019,  he is working on the 7th season of Last Man Standing for FOX, and the 4th season of The Ranch for Netflix.

He encourages students to stay focused on a career path while taking various media courses to be well rounded with knowledge of the film, television, and radio industries.