Cole Whitecotton

  • Music and Entertainment Studies (CAM)

As the IT Specialist for the National Center for Media Forensics, Cole has the pleasure of helping develop and maintain the equipment and software used throughout the Center’s education and research programs, both online and in the classroom and labs. As an alum of the Master’s Program, Cole is also excited to be able to contribute back to the program via teaching and leveraging new technologies to expand and strengthen new student’s experiences as they forge their own paths into the world of digital and multimedia forensic disciplines. Cole’s research areas include recompression effects on video (especially YouTube compression effects) and specialization in hardware and computer configurations. Cole is a member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). 

Areas of Expertise


Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado, Denver
BS; Recording Arts