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January 15, 2019

Jan 14, 2019 by     Comments Off on January 15, 2019    Posted under: Featured

What a pleasure it is to see the kind of enthusiasm that CHRISSY FUNK brings to her job heading up the creative folks at Palm Beach’s CBS affil, WPEC.  Ms. Chrissy is incredible all on her own. An adventuresome outdoors woman, she left TV for a spell while she hiked the Appalachian Trail and made waves as a body builder. It’s her work life that has her focus now. A lot of phone calls come this way that are quite the opposite of excited (the biz is pretty wonky even if we don’t want to admit it) but she has the inner excitement that brings about the kind of work we all want to do. What brought this all to mind is her latest campaign, which you can see here. Always a big fan of using music and/or jingles (when Well Dunne!), she shared the following: “This has been such a fun and rewarding project to be a part of (and it’s not over yet)! The CBS12 News creative team has worked crazy shifts, shooting all hours, to gather imagery for this brand campaign. Promotion Manager, JOHN GILLIAM, got in a cage with an alligator for a special moment, who does that?!  Luckily him, the gator and FujiXH1 were safe through it all. Then, Promotion Producer, KYLE LACKORE, busted out a Sony A73 to ensure we captured certain light just right. Oh, and of course we couldn’t resist a beauty shot with our drone. That would be a disservice of course. As for the song composition… Noise Distillery helped us bring the vision to life. Rich and his team are phenomenal to work with and yes, they tolerated how much I wanted to be involved in the process. And all my edit requests.”  Let’s give them all a double Well Dunne!…one for the campaign and one for bringing happiness back to the fore.

Well Dunne! to LEC COBLE, who’s returning to Tucson where he once headed creative at KOLD TV before getting the nod to head up marketing for the Raycom chain, RIP. He’s going to be Station Manager for TEGNA’s operation in the Sonoran desert city. All the better for riding his motorcycle.

Think About This: “I knew I was on the right path when I started feeling peace in situations where I would normally feel tension.”  ~  Yung Pueblo

January 16, 2017

Jan 15, 2018 by     Comments Off on January 16, 2017    Posted under: Featured

Everybody has coping methods for life. Some people swim…or play tennis…or paint. Some cook or clean or meditate. Or all or some of these activities. It’s always amazing to watch someone grab life and reshape it like a statue of clay that needs attention. When CHRISSY FUNK reached one of those “important life moments” she got out her hiking boots and took to the Appalachian Trail. If you don’t know about hiking the trail, then look it up and be amazed. Chrissy found herself on the trail…not that she ever lost who she was. But like all artwork, she became more complex, more deep, more interesting. The lady who has a solid core of “I can do this” now knows she can do ANYTHING. And what she’s going to do is head back to Palm Beach (ah, just in time for The Season, my dear) where she’ll be heading up Creative for WPEC, the Sinclair CBS affil. Ms. Chrissy is no stranger to PB – she was head of creative for Scripps there. And before that, she was working with one of the very best (and favorite) SHERRY CARPENTER at WJXT in Jacksonville. Other stations where she learned and did award-winning creative include KDVR in Denver, WTAE in Pittsburgh and WTEN in Albany. She’s just amazing…you should know her. She inspires. And she has the most adorable pug dogs! One-two-three … Well Dunne! Chrissy!

 

Think creativity is just something one does or ‘gets’…well, it’s really more complex and it’s all in the brain…Thanks to The Guardian for the article.

 

Think About This: “If we do not act, we shall surely be dragged down the long, dark and shameful corridors of time reserved for those who possess power without compassion, might without morality, and strength without sight.”  ~  Martin Luther King, Jr.

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