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Philip Arnold

  • Media Production Coordinator, All KSA Section
477 Knowlton Hall

Philip Arnold is the Coordinator of Media Production at the Knowlton School. In this position, he produces media that communicates the pedagogy, culture and achievements of the school through feature news articles, photography and video. As a member of the communication team, he contributes to marketing strategy and brand development to promote the school on a variety of platforms. 

His work at the Knowlton School reflects his interests outside of work. His poetry and essays have appeared in The Iowa Review, Midwest Quarterly, North Dakota Quarterly, apt, Rattle, Adventure Cyclist and overseas in Corbel Stone Press, Galway Review, Carillon, Northwords and the New Shetlander Review. His piece, Stereoscopic Paris, was a "Notable Essay" selection in the 2017 Best American Essays anthology. In 2017, he was a finalist in the Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize, Rash Award in Poetry and the Tupelo Press Sunken Garden Chapbook Poetry Award. He is the recipient of a 2016 Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council.

His photography has appeared in Compose, Cerise Press, Apeiron Review, Gravel Magazine, Meadowland Review, IronMind and Birmingham Arts Journal. He has an award-winning image in Black & White Magazine's Looking Back—Looking Forward 2018 contest in the Pinhole/Plastic Camera category. His work has exhibited in 2018 at the Silicon Valley Plastic Camera Show (Santa Clara), 10th Annual Curious Camera Exhibition (Tucson) and Somerville Toy Camera Fest (Boston).

His most recent documentary, “Into the Distance”, screened at eight festivals, including DocUtah International Film Festival, Athens International Film Festival, The Film Festival of Colorado and Twin Rivers Media Festival. His current documentary, “Hollywood in the High Country: A History of the Appalachian Theatre” is in post-production. He has a BA and MA in English from Appalachian State University.