Director and General Manager of HCCTV
Houston Community College is an education management institution which focuses on three concepts: Relevant, Opportunity and Essential.
With more than 30-years-experience in broadcasting, Todd Duplantis has spent most of his life in front of a TV camera and behind a microphone. Todd is best known in the broadcasting industry for his extensive coverage of Houston’s most notorious moments, including the Enron finance scandal and the tragic story of the Andrea Yates family. Todd was the first helicopter traffic reporter for KRIV in Houston, then quickly moved to full-time news reporter and fill-in anchor. Never one to shy away from the more rigorous elements of reporting, Todd has provided in depth coverage of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita for KRIV. Most recently, after posting several 'Facebook live' reports that went viral during Hurricane Harvey, Todd was contacted by WFTS, Tampa Bay’s ABC affiliate to report for their evening newscast. In recent years, Todd has transitioned to the public sector, bringing his news savvy to organizations such as Gulf States Toyota and Houston Community College. In his leadership roles with these organizations, Todd implemented broadcast journalism principles that enables his teams to develop relevant public relations content delivered quickly and efficiently. Todd joined Houston Community College in 2012 as the director of public relations for the Southwest College. In June of 2015, he returned to broadcasting and television production as he was named director of HCCTV. During his time at HCCTV, Todd launched a weekly newscast, hosted a weekly travel/ entertainment show based on Houston cuisine and anchored several live broadcasts. In August of 2016, in addition to his duties at HCCTV, Todd was appointed interim public information officer and spokesperson for Houston Community College