Access to nature. Trees, trails, bikes, babbling brooks…drive 40 minutes one way to the ocean…the opposite way 40 minutes and you have mountains. Sounds ideal and that’s how JAMIE HOLMES described Portland, Oregon, her hometown. You could hear the smile when she was describing how much she loves the Northwest part of the US. And Rose City is just the right size to make life livable…all the plusses of a big city minus many of the hassles. Better yet, Jamie has a new role to be excited about – Director of Marketing, Programming, and Creative at Meredith’s KPTV Fox 12 and KPDX MyTV. Yes, she just made the switch from KOIN where she was CSD for about six years. She’s run her own shop as well as lived in Seattle (another easy drive from Portland) where she wrangled Tribune’s creative efforts in the Northwest. Not only is she in her favorite place to reside, but she’s again working with ADRIENNE ROARK, a super GM who was an absolutely great ND. Happy endings and that should make your Wednesday people. Well Dunne! Jamie.
Job Alert – Creative Services Director WGXA Macon GA
Think About This: “Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that makes you smile.” ~ Mark Twain
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There’s nothing as much fun as seeing someone get a job they have long wanted. Such is the happy case for NIKI HOPKINS, who has traded her News work for Promo work – and in one of my favorite locales – Dallas Ft. Worth. She traded in her news producer biz card, the one she used while at CBS’ KTVT, and has a promo producer biz card from Daystar TV Network. Niki is a storyteller by nature, which made her a star in the newsroom. She had her heart set on doing long form and promotion, and so this is a story with a happy ending. Of course, she left the coolest News Director ever – ADRIENNE ROARK. Shout out to Daystar’s ANDI KIMBROUGH and a big Well Dunne! Niki.
Can’t wait to hear Well Dunne! Talent’s RICH VANSLYKE on the upcoming Ethan Allen furniture campaign. No discounts were involved, darn it, so Santa, please keep that ottoman on the list.
Job Alert – VP, Creative Director, Co-Branded Promotion: MTV On Air Promos
Taking logos to a whole new level. Just in time for Christmas, of course.
Think About This: "While we watch the storm clouds gather and prepare for the storm, let us never forget that the sun still shines behind those dark clouds, and may somehow break through before the storm descends. I see sunshine in the real desire for peace in the hearts of humanity, even though the human family gropes toward peace blindly, not knowing the way." ~ Peace Pilgrim