Artburst is a media bureau for the arts, providing high quality coverage of the South Florida arts community to media outlets free of charge. You can find Artburst coverage here and in the pages of local, regional, and national newspapers and magazines, on websites, and on the airwaves at WLRN.
Artburst is member-supported, with membership including arts organizations and artists as well as patrons of the arts. The John S. and James.L Knight Foundation was the founding sponsor of Artburst. Program support and funding is provided by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and administered through the Arts & Business Council of Miami.
Celeste Fraser Delgado
Laura Bruney, Arts & Business Council of Miami
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Program Manager
EDITORIAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
Diane E.Brownholtz, PhD
Dance Instructor and Program Director
Department of Arts and Philosophy
Adjunct Professor of Dance History at New World School of the Arts
Diane E. Brownholtz, a graduate of the dance program at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, earned her PhD degree in Higher Education at the University of Miami. Originally from Chicago, Dr. Brownholtz has been the Dance Program Director of the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College for 31 years.
In 1993, she was awarded an Endowed Teaching Chair from Miami Dade College. Dr Brownholtz also teaches Dance History at the New World School of the Arts. In 2003 and 2005, she collaborated with Peter London, former Graham company member to present the Martha Graham Educational Residency at Miami Dade College and New World School of the Arts.
Edwin “Ed” O’Dell
Corporate Director, Department of Public Relations
Jackson Health System
Edwin O’Dell spent 33 years in the newsroom as a multiple award winning reporter, producer and anchor. O’Dell specializes in television and radio production, including talent services. Corporate and agency DVDs. Public relations, that includes serving as spokesperson, media training, community outreach, defining corporate media messaging, crisis training, community outreach, media buys, phone bank scripting and training, writing press releases, media contacts
Lecturer of Journalism and Photography
University of Miami School of Communications
Ileana Oroza joined the School of Communication faculty in the spring of 2000. For the previous 22 years, she was on the staff of The Miami Herald. In her last position at The Herald, as assistant managing editor, she supervised newsroom operations in the evenings and was responsible for the Universal Desk and A-section content. Also at The Herald, she served on the editorial board and was foreign editor and arts and entertainment editor. She began her Herald career at El Herald, the Spanish language daily, where she served as city editor, features editor and general assignment reporter. Before working at The Herald, she was a producer of public affairs programs at WPLG-Channel 10. Oroza has a Master of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts from Newcomb College, Tulane University, both in English literature. She also studied at the University of Sheffield, England.
Oroza was a Thomas J. Watson fellow in Europe, 1971-72; a Woodrow Wilson Fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill, 1972-73; and a National Arts Journalism Fellow at Columbia University in New York, 1995-96. She was on the board of the National Arts Journalism Program from 1996 to 2002. She is a member of the boards of the Cintas Foundation and the Miami Design Preservation League. Oroza also serves as the director of the Spanish Language Masters in Journalism program.