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June 9, 2014

Jun 8, 2014 by     Comments Off on June 9, 2014    Posted under: Featured

A market with three major universities, a handful of impressive colleges, scientists abounding with could-be-life-changing ideas in the Research Triangle, a state capital – all within a short drive to the ocean. Sublimely it’s the Raleigh-Durham market of North Carolina. And it’s the future home for ADAM FRARY who has taken the CSD-Programming position at ABC’s WTVD. He’ll be coming east from Louisville where he’s been Marketing Manager at Raycom’s NBC affil, WAVE, as well as President of the Marketing Advisory Board with Raycom. When he tells you he was raised in the business, Adam means it…his parents in Evansville, Indiana had a production company and he was there all the time from when he turned 4. His good looks (true…even if he blushes) found him in front of the camera anchoring student news reports while also producing commercials. After an internship at CNN, and a degree from Vincennes U, he went to work for Raycom at their stations in Montgomery, AL, Evansville, and the aforementioned L’ville. Dad of three boys, he has a dog named Daisy and is a big fan of Notre Dame football. He’s going to love working with WTVD’s muy-talented producer BRANSON KIMBALL when Adam begins June 23. Well Dunne! Adam.

JEFF PAULUS is making the switch from heading up marketing for the Lima, Ohio stations (WOHL, WLQP and WLIO) and is now producing promos at powerhouse WBNS in Columbus. Excellent and Well Dunne! Jeff.

Job Alert – Director of Marketing WAVE Louisville

WAVE 3 News, the Raycom Media NBC affiliate in Louisville, seeks a strategic, creative and innovative Director of Marketing with image and brand building skills for all screens. Candidate must be a leader, coach, and trainer with a proven track record as a television marketing director. Candidate will work with our news team in creating image and topical promotion and overseeing art and graphics; our digital team in effectively utilizing social media and growing engagement on web and mobile; and our sales team in developing and executing revenue-generating ideas and overseeing commercial production. Candidate must be a strong writer with exceptional interpersonal skills who will be responsible for marketing strategies and brand management, growing audience share on all screens, and handling public relations activities and projects. Candidate will be an effective communicator who will foster a vibrant and positive work environment. Candidate must develop and execute effective on-air and on-line research-based strategic marketing plans, meet deadlines, and have strong attention to detail/good follow-through. Candidate will be responsible for the overall station on-air look, press relations, and community outreach. Candidate must have a solid grasp of budgeting for all aspects of the marketing and creative services team and should be able to edit on computer assisted non-linear editing systems. Candidate will work closely with the General Manager and all station managers. 

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Level Degree. Minimum Experience: 5-7 years of experience of television marketing management. To apply, send resume and links to your work to; https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com . No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

Some of you might have noticed that the new Well Dunne! Talent and blog website made a premature debut over the weekend. As many of you know, it is not a good idea to allow me to push buttons. Anyway, a new site is about to come around just in time for PROMAX NYC. Speaking of, look for Well Dunne’s HARRY LEGG and PR mogul RAY ECKE as well as the one and only BONNIE BARCLAY who will all be on-hand and contributing to this posting. Smile for pictures and think ‘voice’. Today’s Think is for Ms. Bonnie.


Think About This: “ I had always imagined paradise as a kind of library. ”— Jorge Luis Borges 


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November 8, 2012

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WILL BENSON has a new slot, and he didn’t even have to pack up and move. He’s staying in Louisville and loving it. Will is the newest member of the WAVE 3 creative team, headed up by Marketing Manager ADAM FRARY. Mr. B came over from the Fox affil in Derby Town, WDRB. Working for a Raycom station isn’t a new experience for Will – he spent a few years at their WFIE outlet in Evansville, IN. The Vincennes U grad is also a decorated Army veteran who spent some time in the Middle East, where he served as an Infantryman and has some intense experience repelling from helicopters and leading a machine gun team. Let’s hear a rousing Well Dunne! for Will. 

Well Dunne’s MARIAN MASSARO (so new I have to get her on the site) finally has her power back on. Living just north of NYC, he lost the power thanks to that horrible Sandy and it was 11 days without. Oy! If you have electricity, be thankful. 

Think About This:  “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”  ~ Les Brown


March 13, 2012

Mar 12, 2012 by     Comments Off on March 13, 2012    Posted under: Uncategorized

Talk about hitting the ground running…that was the first week on the job for NBC affil WAVE3’s new Marketing Director ADAM FRARY. Not one but two tornadoes hit the Louisville market area – one on Wednesday then one of Friday. The Friday one was a killer.  Adam told me about watching the Doppler and seeing a bright red circle form…that was the tornado. Focusing on the victims and how to help was Adam’s goal. He’s a good man who hails from Evansville, IN and has worked as Marketing Manager at WFIE there before returning to Louisville. Yes, Adam at one time worked as a promo producer in L’ville as well as down in Montgomery at WSFA. He’s so enthusiastic; he made me feel like I hadn’t lost an hour’s sleep! Will love keeping up with him. Well Dunne! Adam. 

Writing an article about How To Hire and Find A Great Promo Producer. If you want to be part of it, let me know.

Bilingual alert! Yes, Well Dunne! Talent has bilingual voice talent. Male and female. ISSA LOPEZ is someone you might want to know about. Just click and listen.

Think About This: “I may never meet you or know what you do for a living, but I know this about you; unless you choose a life of love and service, you will never be happy.” ~ Dr. Albert Schweitzer