David Shabazz is an associate chair in the School of the Humanities and Performing Arts and an assistant professor of journalism at Kentucky State University. He teaches introductory and advanced courses in radio, television and new media. His area of interest is radio and television broadcasting, and he advises the student broadcasting club. Areas of research interest include African-American communication, sports communication and popular culture communication.
David earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Benedict College. He also holds master’s degrees from the University of South Carolina and Wake Forest University, in journalism and education respectively. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in communication from Regent University.