Well Dunne! to KHOU’s DALE LOCKETT. He’s been promoted and had his duties – and title – expanded. Dale is now Director of Creative Services and Community Marketing. If you don’t know Dale, that’s a shame. He’s one of the really good – and totally creative – guys.
A delighted welcome to Chase Burton who made his world debut March 21 in San Francisco. He’s sharing his birthday with the lovely Estes Crony (Dad is WROC’s ED CRONY). Chase will be calling two promo pros parents. Mama WENDY McMAHON, VP of Creative and Programming at KABC and Dad BILL BURTON, VP & GM of KGO, who has a promo background himself. All best wishes to the growing Burton clan!
Well Dunne! Talent’s ISSA LOPEZ and her wisdom teeth are parting ways today. It’s an amicable split. She’ll be back to reading scripts shortly.
Job Alert – WRIC in Richmond is looking for Writer Producer.
Does your iPhone make you a TV journalist…or even a stand-alone newsroom? Answer might be yes. Read about it here, thanks to TVNewsCheck.
Think About This: "The wonder of any land is not in the land but in the mind seeing it. If you have wonder in your mind, you will see wonder in your life. …Leave not the wonder of your childhood behind. When the wonder of your childhood has become the wonder in your adult life the world has gained one more wonder." ~ Ron Rathbun
It’s kinda magic cool. When MICHAEL PENIX shows up at the PROMAX Station Summit June 8th, he’ll have changed from a writer producer to a Marketing Manager. Yep, he’s one of the newest promo pros to head his own department. While in Sin City , he’ll be representing Gannett’s CBS affil WLTX in Columbia, SC, his new job which he begins the very day the Summit commences. Michael has a stellar background in TV marketing, with his last gig at ABC-owned KTRK in Houston under the muy talented TOM ASH. Mr. P has also done writing and producing at KFOR In Oklahoma City as well as KTUL in his native Tulsa. Well Dunne, Michael!
Big Well Dunne! going out to BILL BURTON who is taking his promo and social marketing background to San Francisco’s ABC KGO as General Manager. Way to go, Mr. B. Class act this one is. Totally.
Wow…TOM BROKAW is starring in promos for War Heroes Weekend on AMC. Got my attention.
Job Alert: Marketing Manager for Bloomberg’s media.
Let’s hear a Well Dunne! for Sheldon Wiley. Name doesn’t ring a bell? Even for you New Yorkers? Well Sheldon is the new Guinness world record holder in the Most Cocktails Made In An Hour category, having won this distinction by whipping up 1,003 cocktails in 60 minutes. That boils down to 16.7 drinks an hour. Each had at least three ingredients. Impressive.
Think About This: “Most people focus on doing things as the way to make a difference. What they don’t realize is that the most powerful way to make a difference doesn’t require you to actually do anything at all! You start by changing YOUR world; You end up changing THE world.” ~ Aman Motwane