Aperture Media Journal is an annual online journal for media arts. Submissions are open to all current students at Brigham Young University, both graduate and under-graduate. Aperture seeks to showcase inter-departmental student scholarship in critical studies of media and ignite discourse and fellowship within the community. Aperture’s editorial board comprises students from many disciplines at BYU under the supervision and sponsorship of an advisory board of media arts faculty.


  • Editor-in-Chief
    • Helen Butcher
  • Project Manager
    • Keala Kendall
  • Project Coordinator
    • Mark Leavy

Copy Editors
Jesse King

Content Editors
Amanda Barwick
Anne Hart

Deidrene Crisanto
Preston Wittwer
Beth Chestnut

New Media
Content Editor
Cody Mondale

  • Reviewer
    • Ian Hawkes
    • Morgan Akana

Content Editors
Ammon Miller
Avery Taylor

Faculty Advisors
Benjamin Thevenin
Dean Duncan
Sharon Swenson
Tom Russell
Darl Larsen

Special thanks to BYU TMA & SFA for support.



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BYU's Journal of Media Arts