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Ted Satterfield

Ted Satterfield

Ted Satterfield became the OGS Editor in August 2015.

A native Oklahoman, Ted has a diverse professional background. After receiving his master’s in the Gaylord College at OU, he spent two years as a newspaper editor before switching to an academic career.

For six years he was a mass communication faculty member at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, where he taught Intro to Mass communication, Photography, News Editing, and Media Convergence. He also acted as advisor to the student-media website.

Ted is also an accomplished screenwriter and director, winning numerous awards, including the best short screenplay at the 2012 deadCENTER Film Festival. He and his wife, Melanie, co-wrote the stage play “Alcoholidays,” which was produced in Oklahoma City in 2013, and ran throughout December 2015 at the Oklahoma City Civic Center.

Ted is an active member of the Geological Society of America and the Association of Earth Science Editors.