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Stephen Draper

Instructor, Broadcast Journalism & Mass Communications


Stephen Draper worked as a journalist and media producer for over 10 years for many news stations and companies. He began photojournalism at the age of 15, doing photography for the Baptist Press and NAMB. While attending Towson University, he began employment in Baltimore, MD at WBAL-TV, as a video editor. From 2009-11, Draper served with the International Mission Board, utilizing journalism and media to serve as a missionary in the Middle East. After returning from the mission field, Draper also worked as a Social Media Coordinator for a healthcare company and served as the Sr. Editor for KOCO-TV, in Oklahoma City. In 2014, he began teaching at OBU as the Instructor of Broadcast Journalism.

Draper’s interests include spending time with family, photography and board games.