Ted joined the staff of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries in February 2010. He brings more than twenty years' experience using media to create social change by creating communications strategies and content for progressive non-profits, political campaigns, and cause based organizations. He has produced work for broadcast television, social media, and theatrical venues in the United States and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Directing from New York University and is currently pursuing a Masters degree. Ted is a dedicated Nichiren Buddhist and long-distance runner, the unlikely combination of which has helped him become a competitive marathon racer who encourages everyone to get out and run!