Steve Pierce is the Executive Director of Media Alliance. He is a media reformer and multi-media producer, with three decades of experience in the organizational and technical implementation of the telecommunications infrastructure. His PhD is from the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he is a member of the adjunct faculty. Dr. Pierce is a media activist and multi-media producer with extensive experience in media reform and sound production. He teaches Radio Production, Engineering Ethics, and Leadership at RPI. His past jobs experiences in media reform include: Executive Director, Deep Dish TV Network, New York NY, 1989-92, Assistant Manager, Pacifica Radio WBAI, New York NY, 1988-89, Program Director, WWOZ Radio, New Orleans, LA, 1987- 88, and Journalist, New Orleans LA, 1980-87.