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Sarah Gibson

Sarah Gibson 


Director of the School of Communication


Professor Sarah Gibson is an educator and media professional from Abilene, Texas. She is a graduate of Abilene Christian University where she obtained her B.S. in Electronic Media, and the University of North Texas, earning her MFA in Radio, Television and Film. Her specialization in documentary filmmaking at North Texas led to her involvement in six award-winning films and one interactive project.

As a storyteller and filmmaker, Gibson founded her own media production company at the age of 21 alongside her husband. Initially, the company carved its niche in high-quality photography, video, audio, and live production services. Over time, it blossomed into an entity creating engaging video and interactive content for children on YouTube as well as creating a Christian Rock radio countdown show that was internationally syndicated.

In 2012, Gibson was honored with the Broadcast Education Association’s Best of Festival King Foundation Award for her work on the interactive documentary "Steve Taylor’s Digital Clone."

Her expertise spans documentary production, video editing, new media production, design thinking, podcasting, and interactive storytelling. She's also adept in data and investigative journalism, web, and app development. Gibson is a published First Amendment scholar and a passionate podcaster, hosting the popular series "Mommy Needs a Moment." She is currently working on a documentary film about her mother’s career as a trailblazer in electronic music. Her commitment to storytelling extends to the use of diverse media forms to weave compelling narratives. As an educator, she has guided her students to produce numerous award-winning projects.

Academic Degrees

  • B.S., Electronic Media, Abilene Christian University
  • MFA, Radio, Television and Film, University of North Texas

Academic Department

School of Communication