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Dustin Hahn

Associate Professor
Film, Television and Digital Media

dustin.hahn@tcu.edu | 817-257-4448

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Ph.D., Texas Tech University
M.A., Texas Tech University
B.A., Harding University

Courses Taught

FTDM 10013 - Television Studies for Non-Majors
FTDM 10113 - History of Broadcasting
FTDM 20213 - Basic Video Production
FTDM 30213 - Advanced Video Production
FTDM 30223 - Cinematography
FTDM 40333 - Post-Production
FTDM 40383 - Documentary Production
FTDM 41333 - Sports Post-Production
FTDM 41383 - Sports Documentary Production
FTDM 41580 - Special Topics in Sports Broadcasting: Sport Fanship
FTDM 41713 - Global Sports Media

Areas of Focus

Sports media. Fanship. Media effects. Video production

  • Hahn, D. (in press). Instagram as exemplar: Examining the presence and likeability of subjects and statistics in March Madness posts. International Journal of Sport Communication.
  • Hahn, D. & Cummins, R. G. (in press). The impact of domain-specific interest on exemplification effects in sports media. Psychology of Popular Media Culture.
  • Hahn, D. (2019). Teaching sport fanship through competition and immersive application of scholarship. Journal of Media Education, 10, 42-49.
  • Hahn, D., VanDyke, M., & Cummins, R. (2018). It’s a numbers game: Change in frequency, type and presentation form of statistics used in NFL broadcasts. International Journal of Sport Communication, 11, 482-502.
  • Hahn, D. & Cummins, R. (2018). Differentiating objective sport knowledge versus subjective sport fanship via a test of exemplification in sport media. Communication & Sport, 6, 331-348.
  • Hahn, D. (2018). “Children’s Ministry Recruitment Video.” Award of Excellence. BEA On-Location. Screened October 2018 in Houston, Texas.
  • Hahn, D. (2018). “ReEngage Promotional.” Best of Competition Award. Festival of Media Arts. Screened April 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Hahn served as a video producer for projects ranging from an NSF-funded online educational tutorial series for industrial engineering students, a public service announcement, sport highlight reel, conference presentation productions, non-profit video advertising, online commercial advertising, email marketing materials, and more. He previously taught at Texas Tech University, Abilene Christian University, Lubbock Christian University, and West Texas A&M University before arriving at TCU in the fall of 2016. His research has ranged from credibility factors in sports media to effects of instant replay to a focus today on the role of statistics in sports media and fan interest and retention of such forms of communication primarily utilizing quantitative research methods including content analyses and experiments.

  • International Association for Communication and Sport
  • Broadcast Education Association
  • National Broadcasting Society – Alpha Epsilon Rho