Staff Directory2023-03-23T15:35:03+00:00

Franchesca AncheliaFranchesca Anchelia
Coordinator, Administrative Services

Franchesca Anchelia is the Coordinator of Administrative Services for the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media. She manages course scheduling and provides full assistant support to the Intrim Director of the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media, as well as examining correspondence, maintaining schedules and follow-ups for everyone in the office. She works on variety of public outreach material for print and provides public outreach representing the office, provides information to students through face-to-face, in writing, and via telephone/electronic transfer.

Brian FriedmanBrian Friedman
IT Services

Brian Friedman sees to the IT service needs in the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media.

Wayde KlipperWayde Klipper
IT Manager

Wayde Klipper has over 40 years in the video industry. He ran his own business servicing broadcast video equipment, and designing and building video systems throughout South Florida. He has been working at FIU since April of 2007 and is the Technology Manager/LMS Administrator.

Joshua ShearJoshua Shear
Equipment/Broadcast Services

Joshua Shear serves as the multimedia producer for the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media. Before joining FIU in 2004, he worked in video and film production across the U.S., including St. Louis, Atlanta and Los Angeles. Eventually, he moved to Miami where he started his own business, shooting and editing promotional and corporate videos, legal videos, public service announcements, video news releases and short films. His clients have included The Miami Heat, BellSouth, Burger King and Homestead/Miami Speedway. Joshua is currently completing his BAS degree in Film, Television & Digital Production at Miami Dade College.

Michael TarnoMichael Tarno
Computer Services

Michael Tarno provides help desk support as an outsourced service. He installs new computers and upgrades or repairs existing equipment. He is proficient in multiple programming languages and assists with web maintenance.