Sharon Tutrone - Coastal Carolina University
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Sharon Tutrone

Lecturer - Communication, Media, & Culture

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"This business is a young person’s business."


For the past 26 years Sharon has devoted her time to the Newsroom as a Producer and Executive Producer. She has worked her way up from editor, to producer and most recently Executive Producer for WPDE ABC 15. She has worked in several markets, including New York, Palm Springs, Reno, Las Vegas and most recently Myrtle Beach. Last year Sharon decided it was time to hang up her news hat and teach the next generation of journalists.

Sharon graduated as valedictorian of her Master of Arts new media journalism program from Full Sail University and completed her undergrad in journalism and media studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  When she is not teaching journalism classes you can find her teaching fitness classes at the HTC Center on campus.  Sharon has been teaching at Coastal Carolina University for three years and absolutely loves what she does. Teaching is so rewarding and she is so glad she answered the calling and looks forward too many wonderful years at Teal Nation.


M.A., in Journalism and New Media, Full Sail University
B.A., in Journalism and Media Studies, University of Las Vegas, Nevada

Interesting Facts

I was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame on August 20, 2011.