Professor David Diamond
Director of Radio and Television Operations
daviddiamond [at ] bhsu [dot] edu
Professor Dave Diamond received a Bachelor of Science in journalism and a Bachelor of Science in history from the University of Southern Mississippi. He received a Master of professional writing from the University of Southern California and took a Master of Arts in English from Northwest Missouri State University. He has an alternative Ph.D in Holistic Studies from Columbia Pacific University in California. Previous to arriving at Black Hills State University, Professor Diamond had a long and distinguished Broadcasting career with CBS, RKO-General Motion Pictures, Cox Communications, and Westinghouse Broadcasting. His show the legendary “Diamond Mine” was the number one show in Los Angeles and San Francisco for over twenty years.
Professor Diamond is a prolific writer. His new novel is Cool Hand in a Hot Fire, published by Daniel and Daniel publishers of McKinleyville, California. His book of short stories, Street Scenes, was adapted for the stage by the Hollywood director John DiFusco and had a successful six month run in Hollywood. Professor Diamond’s book of poems Storm Lake Suite is in its third printing.
His short stories have been published by dozens literary magazines and he was twice awarded the Midwest Fiction Prize from Michigan State University. Diamond is also the first place winner of the Laura Bower Van Nuys Writing Contest and his fiction received an award for excellence from the University of South Alabama.
As Link Pennington, Diamond authored the western series, SLADE. And as Claudia Davison, he authored the horror series, Unholy Ghost. Both series were published by Lynx Books in New York City. He is currently finishing a book of short stories and a memoir.
He teaches the media writing and radio broadcasting courses at Black Hills State University.
* Media Law
* Broadcast Management
* Audio Production
* Fundamentals of Broadcasting
* Writing for the Electronic Media
* Radio and Television Speaking
* Creative Writing
* Freelance Writing
Listen to Diamond on the radio:
(click on the link to these sites to hear the classic radio shows of Dave Diamond)