Mount Vernon Nazarene University: Life Changing

Faculty


Joe RinehartJoe Rinehart
jrinehar@mvnu.edu
(740) 397-9000 Ext. 3511

Education
  • M.A., Spring Arbor University (MI), Communication, 2008
  • B.A., Otterbein College (OH), Speech Communication/Broadcasting, 1991
Professional Experience
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2005 - present, Director of Broadcasting and Instructor of Communication; on-air personality for WNZR Radio
  • Clear Channel Radio (North Central Ohio), 2001-2005, General Manager for WMVO/WQIO/WWBK/WBZW and Program Director for WQIO-FM
  • WMVO/WQIO Radio (Mt. Vernon), 1991-2001, Sports Director and On-Air Personality
  • WSYX-TV (Columbus), 1991- Intern in Sports Department
  • WOCC-TV (Westerville) 1990- Summer Production Staff
  • WFOB Radio (Fostoria) 1989- Summer employee
Professional Organizations:
  • National Religious Broadcasters
  • Ohio Association of Broadcasters
Awards and Recognition:
  • Associated Press (Ohio) “Best Continuing Coverage” for Small Market Radio, 2002
  • Food for the Hungry Stephen Zelkowitz Memorial Award, 2003
  • American Red Cross Humanitarian Hero Award, 2010
  • MVNU Excellence in Advising and Retention Award, 2009-2010
  • Dan Emmett Community Service Leadership Award, 2011

Community Involvement:

  • Knox County Food for the Hungry Partner Board, 1997-present
  • Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival Board, 2003-present
  • Co-Master of Ceremonies (with wife Marcy) for Knox County Junior Miss, 2003-present
  • Judge for Ohio Junior Miss at-large, 2005 and 2006
  • Honorary Chair for Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive
  • Past participant in CareNet Walk for Life, Knox County Walk for Diabetes, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl-a-thon, & Mount Vernon Middle School Career Day

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Favorite Scripture Verse:

Galatians 5:22-23 – But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness and self-control.  Against such things there is no law.

Current hobbies unrelated to your profession:
  • Spending time with Marcy, daughter Rachel and our teacup Yorkshire Terrier, Belle
  • Fantasy Football
  • Rooting for the Buckeyes, Cowboys, Reds, Indians, Blue Jackets and Celtics
 
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