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ASU-TV Student Staff 

Easton John
Station Manager

Easton John is the ASU-TV Station Manager for the 2023-2024 year!

Tristan Harlen
Sports Producer

Tristan Harlen is a field producer for ASU-TV. He is a sophomore  Creative Media Production major with an emphasis in Sports Media. He is also one of the hosts of the longest-running, weekly sports show on ASU-TV “Red Wolf Roundtable.” He also has experience in working with A-State Athletics and their ESPN Production crew, where he works live productions, as well as helping produce feature content. Tristan’s future ambitions are to be a future Sportscaster after graduation.

Cooper Melder

Cooper Melder is a sophomore and my major is creative media production with an emphasis in sports. I’m a field producer for ASU-TV and co-host of Red Wolf Roundtable shown on ASU-TV.  He hopes to be doing sports commentary or on-field camera production with a sports team when he graduates.

Colby Thompson
Studio Producer

Colby Thompson is a freshman Creative Media Production Major who is originally from Conway, AR. He is the producer of our game show Name of The Game. While not working on his show he enjoys hanging out at the BCM, biking, and watching TV. After graduation, he hopes to get a job helping produce content for a YouTube channel.

Dustin Sullivan
Faculty Advisor

Mr. Sullivan was appointed as the ASU-TV Faculty Advisor in August of 2022. He is also currently an instructor of Sports Media and Creative Media Production for the School of Media and Journalism at Arkansas State University. Mr. Sullivan has many years of experience in television production, including working for ESPN as a Content Video Editor from 2011-2013 and working as the Director of Digital Media for A-State Athletics from 2013-2020. Mr. Sullivan earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Arkansas State University. He and his wife, Lauren, reside in Jonesboro along with their two daughters, Kyleigh and Amelia.

Interested in becoming a staff member?

Paid staff members are hired every semester. If you are interested in being a part of our team, please contact Mr. Dustin Sullivan for more details at

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