Things move so fast today. Well, some much more than others. Working at CBS affil KENS5 in San Antonio is definitely in the Fast column, where CSD (and fave) DON SMITH has named a new Art Director, having lost one to Austin’s Fox in a manager slot. In Don’s utterly creative style, he sent out a welcome for DERRICK BARRIOS that is too good not to share.
Derrick has spent the last few years at WOAI/KABB as their Art Director and has worked at the station for 10 years. He also spent time doing graphics at KIRO in Seattle. A native of San Antonio, Derrick has been recognized for his work with multiple Emmy nominations and one win, two silver Promax Awards and he was recognized by the San Antonio Martin Luther King Jr. Commission for his graphical work on their latest documentary. Fun facts: WAY better dresser than me His family owns legendary SA restaurant Los Barrios He’s an avid car enthusiast and loves doing his own small maintenance on vehicle Loves to sing karaoke (at least every other weekend) and go out dancing Well Dunne! Derrick~
JOB ALERT – Marketing Producer WIAT Birmingham (work with ANDY SCHWABE!)
Think About This: “Bravery is not a quality of the body. It is of the soul.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
Forming alliances with great talent is part of being a Creative Services pro. When combos of talent continue to work together in new jobs, it’s telling….says a lot about the synergy between people. It REALLY says a lot when not one but two members of the creative team follow their “leader” to a new gig. Such is the case at KIRO, where two Texans have joined their former “co worker and mentor” MATT LAWS at the Cox-owned ABC affiliate in Seattle. Both are true Texans, born in the Lone Star State and eligible for a license plate that says so.
El Paso native JON SCHWERIN got his start in TV as a photog in Lubbock, TX. He quickly grew into promo slots and found himself working with Matt at KOCO in Oklahoma City. When Matt went south to WOAI in San Antonio, Jon did as well. How is he adjusting to the Pacific Northwest? Like a champ. Although he doesn’t drink coffee…He is doing a super job as a writer producer for the creative services team. Well Dunne! Jon.
San Antonio native DERRICK BARRIOS was also part of the team at WOAI. He’s been doing freelance graphics and photography since he was 15, and his heart is really in his work as Graphics Designer. Another non-coffee drinker (!), Derrick is part of the family that owns one of SA’s best restaurants, Los Barrios. I wonder if he’ll get care packages of their famous salsa. Well Dunne! Derrick.
Think About This: "Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love." ~ Leo Buscaglia