Liz Shimkus

Multimedia Producer

Liz Shimkus has been riding the waves of technology and education for two decades. She has more than twenty years of video and film production experience with about ten of those years working in online and higher education for organizations like the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and 2U, Inc. Combining her multimedia production and higher education experience, she has helped faculty and course creators develop engaging, creative online content. 


Liz champions the power of storytelling as a way to communicate information but also to develop empathy and understanding, which are critical in the greater context of learning. Underlying all of Liz’s education and experience is a passion for teamwork and learning. Liz holds a Bachelor of Arts in Radio, Television, Motion Pictures from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also holds a Master of Arts in Sociology as well as a Business Analytics Graduate Certificate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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