Jay Rochlin is a native Arizonan from Nogales. He earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and education (1973), a master's in business administration (1987), and a PhD in higher education (1993), all from the University of Arizona. Rochlin's career has included work in both radio and television broadcasting, having served as the editor of the University of Arizona Alumni Association magazine for 20 years, and as an assistant professor of practice in the UA's School of Journalism for eight years before his retirement in 2012.
The Jay Rochlin video cassettes measure 3 linear feet and consist of 22 U-matic and 2 VHS tapes of television news stories produced, directed and hosted by Jay Rochlin for the UA Alumni Association and KGUN 9, the Tucson ABC affiliate. Also included are interviews, program research material and outtake audio on five ¼” audio tapes. Produced between 1977 and 1985, program topics are centered primarily on Southern Arizona and the University of Arizona.