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APSU appoints Wilson new Web designer

Steve Wilson, Web designer, joined the staff of Austin Peay State Universitys Public Relations and Marketing Office Jan. 5.
Steve Wilson, Web designer, joined the staff of Austin Peay State University's Public Relations and Marketing Office Jan. 5.

Before his APSU appointment, Wilson was the graphic designer/webmaster for three Nashville television stations: WZTV-FOX 17, WUXP-UPN 30 and WNAB-WB 58. He was responsible for designing and maintaining the stations' Web sites; creating brochures, logos and advertisements and producing commercial, news and promotion animation, including video and audio editing. Wilson also produced the graphics package for “Mornings on FOX 17” and “Road to the BlueCross Bowl.”

“Steve Wilson brings a variety of experience to Austin Peay,” says Bill Persinger, director of graphic design for APSU. “Not only was he in charge of Web design, but he gained a lot of multimedia experience at FOX, UPN and WB. These skills, combined with Steve's knowledge of the University and gregariousness, open new areas of increased potential for the University's Web site, including new marketing efforts.”

In addition to his work as graphic designer/webmaster, since September 1999 Wilson has worked as a freelance designer for his own company, SAW Designs, in Clarksville. His clients include MUSCLEGRAM Inc., Joe Muggs Coffee, Austin Peay Alumni Association, Nashville Skate Club and Lakewood Theatre Company.

From 1998-99, Wilson served as a graphic designer for gf grafix in Dickson. He designed brochures, newsletters, catalogs, Web pages, newspaper and magazine advertising, and illustration and photography for publications.

Wilson graduated from APSU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in graphic design in 1997. He was a President's Emerging Leaders Program participant, president of Sigma Chi Fraternity and a scholarship recipient.
—Rebecca Mackey