Dr. Quint Randle is an associate professor in the School of Communications at Brigham Young University where he teaches courses in digital journalism and graphic design. His academic research includes new media technologies, media and religion, and pop music. Prior to completing his doctorate at Michigan State, he was an entrepreneur and writer, founding two national magazines. Along with his Ph.D., he holds a B.A. in journalism from BYU and a M.A. in communications from Pepperdine University. Quint is also a life-long musician and songwriter. In 2003, he co-founded the Pearl-Award winning musical group Joshua Creek, which performs regularly throughout the Rocky Mountain region. He and his wife Leslie are the proud parents of four children and grandparents of seven grandchildren.