Keith Campbell, B.A., M.A. began his broadcasting career as president of the Television and Radio club of his alma mater, St. Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth.
As a consequence of his intense involvement in this unique extra-curricular activity, Mr. Campbell was recruited to join the staff of the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) upon graduation. Initially trained as a studio cameraman, Mr. Campbell was later transferred to the film department of the JBC.
He holds a Diploma (Hons.) from the Germain School of Film and Television in New York, USA; a Diploma in Advanced Studies in Film and Television from the Fenders Ferris Institute in Berlin, Germany; a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Radio, Television and Film, along with a Masters Degree in Political Science, majoring in International Relations from Temple University.
Mr. Campbell has served as Director of Production at the Creative Production and Training Center (CPTC); Director of Television at the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC); Programmes and Production Manager at Television Jamaica (TVJ), and CVM Television respectively. He currently lectures at the Media Technology Institute (MTI), the training division of the CPTC.
Mr. Campbell’s professional career has spanned approximately 35 years, during which time he has gained extensive experience locally and internationally, in all aspects of television management, production, programming, policy making and negotiations.
He is currently a Board Member and Secretary of the Broadcast and Allied Credit Union. He was recently appointed to the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank/Liberty Hall Board. He is also the Interim President of the St. Thomas Cricket Association, having served as Vice President for six (6) years, and a member of the Communications Committee of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA).
Mr. Campbell is an Anglican and the father of two daughters.