Keith Oppenheim has been a professor at Champlain College since 2014. His courses in Broadcast Media Production include Video Storytelling, News Writing & Production, Social Media Production, and Video Field Production. In addition, seniors in the Broadcast major work with Oppenheim on their Capstone project—a series of documentaries that air on local cable television.
Before coming to Champlain, Oppenheim was a broadcast journalist. He worked in local markets for 12 years, followed by 11 years at CNN where he was a correspondent based in Chicago. Oppenheim taught at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for five years, then made the move to Vermont.
Oppenheim is a regular contributor to Vermont Public Radio's commentary series. His most recent documentary, Noyana, Singing at the End of Life, focuses on a Vermont choir that sings to hospice patients.
Oppenheim is a board member of the Regional Educational Television Network, a media center based in Burlington, Vermont, that serves Chittenden County.