Pedro Cabrera, Ed.D.

Lecturer, Communication

Pedro Cabrera


Dr. Pedro Cabrera is a nationally recognized educator with nearly 12 years of experience in journalism education and education-specific communication. He's managed a nationally recognized journalism program, which included creating multiple publications, managing various digital media platforms, developing sales and marketing plans, and growing multiple journalists. He's collaborated with administrators, principals, directors, and superintendents to enhance various campus and district messaging through photography, videography, newsletters, social media, and web design. He's been involved with various school and district committees, and state and national nonprofit boards. Recently, he earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, defending a study that focused on the administrative use of prior review in high school journalism programs.

Research Interests

  • Scholastic journalism
  • Journalism education
  • communication
  • media literacy
  • student voice


  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Walden University (2022)
  • M.A. in Communication Studies, Sam Houston State University (2015)
  • B.A. in Communication Studies, Texas State University (2011)



  • Cabrera, P. J. (2023). Administrative Use of Prior Review in High School Journalism Programs (Order No. 30633534). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Walden University; ProQuest One Academic. (2847670701).