John has been a professor, mentor, and adviser for more than 15 years at three different universities. Teaching classes in journalism theory, history, and practice, John also co-founded a workshop at the Columbia University School of Journalism to help students beginning their careers, as well as working with a team of students, professors, and administrators at Trinity University to create the first radio broadcasts of Trinity University football games. 

John edited, filmed, and co-produced the documentary "Smokescreen" while earning his master's degree at Columbia.  The documentary follows the political process behind the passing of the controversial Clean Indoor Air Act, which banned smoking in all public indoor areas in New York City. It aired on PBS stations across the country.

John has also taught "The Theory and Practice of Broadcast Journalism" at the City University of New York on their Staten Island campus.

John's CV is available upon request.