Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting
Mrs. Francesca Mackie
My name is Francesca Mackie and I am so excited to be your child's Media Technology teacher. I am the proud wife of Louis Mackie Jr, who is also a teacher/football coach at Grovetown Middle School. We have 2 daughters, Keiri, who is 16. She is a Junior and cheerleader at North Augusta High School and Brooke who is 5 and in Kindergarten
Before coming to Midland Valley, I was a Newscast Technical Director at WAGT TV NBC 26 at Television Park for 14 years. I have had the pleasure to work many live events during my time there. I was a camera operator at James Brown's funeral, the director of the WAGT Riverblast Fireworks show, Technical Director of the Very Vera Cooking Show, I won a Broadcasting GABBY award for best graphics in a documentary for the James Brown Anniversary special we produced, Technical Director of Augusta's biggest Loser, director of countless live parades and so much more.
I am a graduate of Georgia Southern University where I received my Bachelor's of Science in Television Broadcasting. I have been at Midland Valley High School for 8 years and I'm so excited to work with your children.
Your student will learn the phases of the production process, the evolution of the television industry, news cast production, video editing and the different roles required a video production and so much more.