Dr. Diane Howard
Diane Howard, Ph.D., is especially known for live, exclusive interviews with leading figures in redemptive movies, media. (See her complete resume of interviews on https://dianehoward.com/publications.php and https://dianehoward.com/photos-videos.php.)
At a time when Truth is desperately needed, primary sources are of utmost necessity and significance to help us find It. In journalism and all kinds of publications, interviews with primary sources are of utmost importance to assist audiences to find Truth. In her interviews for publications, Dr. Howard asks questions of leading primary sources that reveal singularly valuable perspectives that enlighten readers about ultimate Truth.
Dr. Howard is a publicist, writer, and journalist. (See her website, https://dianehoward.com/, and her IMDb lists, https://www.imdb.com/user/ur8306785/lists?ref_=ttls_otl_sm , for top picks in multiple genres.) Further, Dr. Howard is a producer, director, and coach. Furthermore, she is an actor, voice-over talent, and on-camera talent. She has a wide range of experience and training in performance and production. (See https://dianehoward.com/ for complete resumes of her work with film, television, digital platforms and more.) With a background as a published scholar and author, she is a front-line journalist and writer of depth and breadth. With over 50 years of experience, training, and world-wide travel, Diane Howard serves as a dialect, dialogue, voice-over coach, as well as voice talent. A former Professor of Performance, Media, and Film Studies with a Ph.D. in Performance Studies (College of Communication, University of Texas, Austin) with vast experience in producing, directing, and scholarship, she has been most recently involved in all aspects of redemptive filmmaking, regionally to internationally in the following roles: interviewer, journalist, producer, director, consultant, coach, and talent.
Dr. Diane Howard, who lived her first years in mainland China and Japan, has resided all over the world. Gaining broad experience in performance communication, she has studied, performed, taught, and presented throughout the United States (including NYC) and in Europe. She earned her B.A. in English and Music at the University of Oregon. At the University of Washington, she earned her M. Ed. in Gifted Education and the Performing Arts. She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Research with a specialization in Performance Studies in the School of Communication at the University of Texas in Austin.
Diane Howard has been a professional actor and teacher for over 40 years. She has been a university professor of Performance Studies and Film for 25 years. She has been active in national/international publishing and presenting. She is a regional, national, and international onsite and distance public speaker, performer, and presenter.
Having God-given gifts of encouragement and teaching, Dr. Howard has dedicated her whole adult life to facilitating and empowering others to use their talents and gifts fully, especially for social and eternal good. She has conducted and presented research on the power of role models for over 30 years. She has enjoyed many years of teaching, directing, and performing. She is now working primarily as a professional interviewer, journalist, publicist, as well as the following: producer, director, dialogue/dialect coach, and performer for uplifting, edifying, redemptive movies and media.
Dr. Diane Howard has been professionally recognized as an educator, scholar, and author. She received the Sears Roebuck Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership for her work at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB). She has been included in National and International Who's Who Directories in American Education, Professional & Business Women, American Scholars, Contemporary Authors, American Women, American Education, Women in Education, and Executives & Professionals. McGraw-Hill Inc. has published her textbooks.
She has been married for fifty-two years to Dr. David Howard, former Professor of Marriage & Family Christian Counseling at UMHB. They have three sons, three daughters-in-law, and eight grandsons. Drs. David and Diane Howard are committed to their family and to being role models to them and others. They are active in Christian ministries (local-international) and in producing the Shining Light digital TV program.