Jamie Bumpus: General Education Instructor
Jamie Bumpus graduated from the University of Tennessee, Martin, in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and history. In 2014, he received his Master of Science degree in journalism and electronic media from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
He has worked in a variety of professional media, starting with The Fulton (Kentucky) Leader newspaper, where he served as sports editor from 1993 to 1995. In 1996, he worked as a sports commentator for WOBT-TV, Union City, Tennessee, and as news director for Thunderbolt Broadcasting, a radio chain based in Martin, Tennessee. Mr. Bumpus then worked as a newspaper copy editor, first for the State Gazette in Dyersburg, Tennessee (1996-1999), and then for the Knoxville News Sentinel (1999-2008). He also is a former member of the Society of Professional Journalists.
While in graduate school, he was an adjunct faculty member and teaching assistant for UTK’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media. Mr. Bumpus joined the faculty of Fountainhead College of Technology in January 2016.
E101 Business Communication
E103 English Composition
E104 Public Speaking
E107 Communication and Critical Thinking Skills