August 2012 - April 2016 (3 years 8 months)

Media Mentor

Adobe Youth Voices - Chicago Public Schools Media Specialist | Secondary , Higher Education Chicago Illinois United States

September 2011 - June 2017 (5 years 9 months)

Adjunct Lecturer

University Of Wisconsin Parkside Teacher/Instructor/Professor | Higher Education Kenosha Wisconsin United States

Taught upper-level course, "Native Americans in Media". contracted to return Spring 2019.

October 2008 - June 2012 (3 years 8 months)

Cultural Resource Specialist

Chicago Public Schools - Title Vii American Indian Education Program Media Specialist | Secondary , Higher Education , Primary Chicago Illinois United States

Maintained Native American-authored/themed resources for CPS students and teachers, directed a speakers bureau for program families, maintained program website, videography, director of program newsletter, and other media-related functions as needed.

August 2005 - Present (12 years 11 months)


First Nations Film And Video Festival, Inc. Administrator | Adult Education Chicago Illinois United States

Direct the non-profit organization dedicated to putting on two annual film festivals in Chicago dedicated to Native American filmmakers.

May 2017 - Present (1 years 2 months)

Education Coordinator

Mitchell Museum Of The American Indian Curriculum/PD Staff | Adult Education Evanston Illinois United States

To develop and manage the museum’s tour, Native craft and educator programs; provide and ensure excellent customer service to the museum’s constituents; coordinate assigned programs and events; contribute to exhibition team to enhance visitor experience; and supervise volunteers and docents.


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digital photography script writing teaching digital editing website administration digital cameras drawing public relations writing film production lighting for film & video mentoring acting video production event programming

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Three, Two, One: A Video Execise Project 3 854
Ernest M Whiteman III Filmmaker, Artist, Writer, Media...

Ernest M Whiteman III

Filmmaker, Artist, Writer, Media Educator, and former child Superhero Adobe Youth Voices - Chicago Public Schools
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Northern Arapaho filmmaker, writer, and artist teaching media in Chicago Public Schools.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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