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Pete McCauley | Digital Education and Innovation

Pete McCauley, Principal Video Producer

What did you want to do or be when you were eight years old?
Twenty two years old!

What do you love most about the work that you do?
Watching people’s faces when they realize that I can help them realize the project they are imagining

What are your top three passions?
Creativity, Music, Early Childhood Education

If you weren’t doing what you do today, what other job would you have?
Professional Musician

If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Somewhere in Asia. Or Africa! Or…

What’s the most unusual thing in your office?
A full-size, fully enclosed wood paneled phone booth

What are 3 things we probably don’t know about you?

  • I have an 8-year old son who was born extremely prematurely – but he is totally fine now
  • I can play just about any stringed instrument, as long as it has frets
  • My great uncle was the owner of the cat Morris


Pete McCauley is the Principal Video Producer with the College of Education & Human Development at the University of Minnesota, where he assists faculty and instructors in creating and using multimedia to aid and enable teaching and learning. Since graduating with a BA in Communication from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Pete has spent many years in the film & television industry under many guises. Prior to coming to the University, Pete was a producer for the multimedia production company Dreamworld Studios in Eden Prairie MN. Pete lives in St. Paul with his wife and son and is also an active performing musician in the Twin Cities area.

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