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Chad Rispalje Free Spirit PRO Lead Producer

Chad Rispalje, Free Spirit PRO Lead Producer

Chad started as FSM’s Technology Coordinator at the Gary Comer Youth Center in December of 2008, instructing youth in the technical aspects of broadcast journalism and live-event production. He also supports organization-wide technology initiatives.

Chad holds a B.A. in Radio, TV & Film from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and a Masters of Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. He previously taught in the Arts, Entertainment & Media Management department at Columbia College and worked in TV news production at stations in Wisconsin and the Cayman Islands.

Chad is excited to be part of a program that helps amplify youth voice through video production.