Dwight Cammeron is a native of Gadsden, Alabama. As a lecturer/instructor he taught documentary and media production classes in the Journalism and Creative Media department at the University of Alabama. Cammeron’s primary documentary interests are African American history and issues facing his community. He has been honored by the National Academy of the Arts and Sciences with an Emmy for Still Holding On: The Music of Dorothy Love Coates and the Original Gospel Harmonettes. The documentary tells the story of one of Alabama’s most original and influential voices. Cammeron has also been recognized by the National Black Programming Consortium’s International Film and Video Competition, the New York Festival, The National Educational Telecommunications Association, and the Broadcast Education Association.
Cammeron earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He also holds a Master’s degree in Telecommunication and Film from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.