Meet Kathy Lockwood
Staff Assistant I, Communication and Center for Public Speaking
Phone: (813) 258-7446
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
1996 University of South Florida, B.A. in Psychology
2007 University of South Florida, M.A. in Mass Communication
2014 University of Tampa, MFA in Creative Writing
Kathy Lockwood began her career in media, primarily in broadcast programming and operations. After more than 20 years, she switched to teaching at a number of universities, including UT. For several years, she taught in the communication department, then moved into administration. Lockwood now teaches with the First-Year Experience Program in addition to her administrative duties. She is currently working on a master's in public communication from UT and is a professional writer and actress. In the past she has also worked in a variety of positions, such as a radio DJ, short format producer for the Travel Channel, an animal behaviorist, veterinary tech, technical editor for a structural engineering and geotech consulting firm, cashier, geotech lab technician, student newspaper features writer, social media coordinator, TV production assistant and producer/director of a PBS pilot.
Lockwood volunteered for the Temple Terrace Police Department for 12 years in the crime prevention department, helping with outreach programs. She also worked with WMNF radio transcribing audio for the web. She is active with Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) programs to reduce feral cat populations humanely.
Telly Award as segment producer for PBS series, "Our Town: Sarasota"