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Waxahachie, Texas – December 9, 2016 – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) alumnus Richie Kotwica continues to make strides in the Christian Media industry through providing videography and photography for Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk .

Founded in 2010, Family Talk is a non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The ministry promotes and teaches biblical principles that support marriage, family and child development.

Kotwica says that he has “several very promising opportunities on the horizon” and goes on to state that “I am constantly pushing myself to explore my talents more fully.”

Kotwica entered SAGU in August of 2009 as a Theatre Major. However, after an Intro to Media class, he changed his major and went on to graduate in 2013 with a degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Digital Media Arts. Kotwica was very active in his time at SAGU, fulfilling various roles in both Theatre and Film Productions as well as being heavily involved with Student Government.

Rob Price, a close mentor and Work Study employer of Kotwica said, “Richie was an exceptional student who always fully participated in class discussions and video production projects. His ability to quickly solve problems on film sets was exemplary and he quickly gained the respect of his peers. He treated his academic training with a sense of professionalism and focus that stood above most of his classmates. I could not be more proud of his character and integrity in handling all of the responsibilities I put on him as both a student leader and my Work-Study.”

Since graduating from SAGU, Kotwica said that he has had the opportunity to work with “high profile politicians, preachers, Christian speakers, and presidential candidates.”

Along with his work at Family Talk, Richie is involved in two feature-length documentaries and has recently completed writing a full-length play set to debut in 2017.

For those interested in entering the field of Digital Media Arts, Kotwica said, “The most important thing for students in my field to do is to simply do it like Nike: Just Do It..the most important thing to do is to grab a camera, get some friends together and start shooting.”

To learn more about Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk, click here .

About SAGU:
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

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