Author, Director, Educator
Charles Easley is an Amazon best selling author of his book series, Misadventures of an Urban Nerd. He recently directed the documentary Rude Gay Ryders that premiered on The On Channel. He has been a columnist for Q City Metro, Creative Loafing, and has been an historical contributor for The Huffington Post.
Easley was reared in Houston, Texas. He received his BA degree in Mass Communication from Huston-Tillotson College in Austin, Texas in May 1991. He completed his graduate studies on a full Fellowship (The Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship) at the University of Iowa, where he received a MA in Communication Studies with an emphasis in film and video production in August 1994.
Charles is the host of three wildly entertaining #704PPC podcast episodes with Dr. Dee Honeycutt and radio legend Chirl Girl. He has appeared on media outlets, including NPR, The BJ Murphy Show, and on The Satisfied Life with Ramona Holloway, where he served as guest host for several shows.
Charles helps others share their stories so they can inspire others. He is a committed educator, artist, and mentor. He is a seasoned educator whose tenure includes serving as an Assistant Professor of Mass Communications at Clark-Atlanta University, Assistant Professor at Barber-Scotia College, Adjunct Professor at Queens University, Instructor and Program Director for the Digital Film and Video Program at the Art Institute of Charlotte. He has enjoyed a very successful career, blending academic and professional environments. He brings critical analysis of academia to a production environment while taking the sensibility of practical application into the classroom.