Phil Hoffman earned a B.A. and an M.A. in Mass Communication from The University of Akron. He also completed an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at U.A. His professional experience includes working in broadcasting for more than 20 years, in positions ranging from entry level to general manager.
His resume includes time at WLSR-AM, WKDD-FM, WCUE-AM, WTIG-AM,
WAKR-AM, WONE-FM, WAPS-FM, WOAC-TV, WAKC-TV, and WNEO/WEAO-TV. He has
also worked as an independent producer/editor for ABC, ESPN, Britain’s
ITV, and a host of Fortune 500 corporations.
A multiple Emmy Award winning producer and director, Dr. Hoffman has
produced documentaries for PBS affiliates across the U.S. He also has
written, directed and produced documentaries for Ohio PBS affiliates
Western Reserve Public Media as well as WGTE Public Media. Since 2002,
he has been nominated for more than 18 Emmy Awards by The National
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
A native of Northeast Ohio, Hoffman is married to award-winning
artist Joan Fagan-Hoffman whose work has been featured in the North
Carolina Museum of Art and the Cleveland Museum of Art.