Cody oversees the Office of Electronic Media (OEM) which produces educational, informational, and public affairs programming for the University as well as statewide. The Office maintains a complete television and multimedia studio in the University’s Public Affairs Center. Moreover, the office provides practical learning opportunities in media production for UIS students.
Cody joined the Office of Electronic Media in 2011 and was appointed Director of OEM in 2013 overseeting the Office. After completing his BA in Mass Communications from SIU Edwardsville, Cody began his career as a videographer in television news and would soon manage live on-location segments for nightly newscasts. Cody has held positions working in graphic design and commercial video production which included writing, directing, editing, and producing commercials for a range of clients. Cody received his MA in Communication from UIS in 2012.