Steve Mitchell Shlisky
Steve Shlisky is a 38 year veteran of Bay Area television production (KTVU, KICU, KNTV, and KTEH). A major chunk of that time spent editing and producing local programming for the San Francisco Bay Area from short form PSAs, promotion, and commercial spots to longer form news features, sales presentations, and full length entertainment and documentary programs (½ hour to 2 hours in length).
Among his many honors Steve has received twelve local Emmy Awards (based on fifty-five nominations, including four national community service nominations), thirteen Telly Awards, the Associated Press’s Mark Twain Award, and six local RTNDA awards.
Since 1999 Steve has lectured at San Francisco State University and Laney College where he co-chairs and lectures in the Media Communication Department. Past subjects have included: Video Production, Audio Aesthetics with Pro Tools; Advanced Editing; Work Experience; and Media Literacy. Currently he teaches one of the few semester-length DSLR workflow classes in the Bay Area.
Steve is a NATAS National Trustee and President of the San Francisco/Northern California NATAS chapter. He chaired the Education Committee from 2010 to 2016.
Inducted into NATAS’s 2014 Silver Circle, Shlisky also received the Governors’ Service Medallion in 2013. He received his Master’s Degree from San Francisco State University’s Broadcast Electronic Communication & Arts Department in 2000.