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July 26, 2016

Jul 25, 2016 by     Comments Off on July 26, 2016    Posted under: Featured

He’s vacationing now, but when ROB BROCKMEYER returns to WMAR, Scripps’ ABC in Baltimore, he’ll be taking on a new role, that of Creative Services Director. Rob’s been at the station and really knows his stuff. He started out as a News Editor and moved up to Producer/Editor. That led to Senior Production Editor and finally, he was named Broadcast Production Director. Way to go Mr. B! Along the way, the Towson grad was a Senior Media Analyst for Sallie Mae and worked at Comcast. He’ll be adding CSD to the Ops and the man will be rockin’ Balto. Well Dunne Rob. Enjoy the vay-cay and come back recharged.


Think About This:  "We think very little of time present; we anticipate the future, as being too slow, and with a view to hasten it onward, we recall the past as too swiftly gone. We are so thoughtless, that we thus wander through the hours which are not here, regardless only of the moment that is actually our own."  ~  Blaise Pascal


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May 19, 2016

May 18, 2016 by     Comments Off on May 19, 2016    Posted under: Featured

If you’re hoping to get a free moment of ALEX SHAW’s time in June, well, you might be out of luck entirely. His calendar is booked…good thing the longest day of the year is June 20. June will be the month when baby Shaw #2 debuts (it’s the first part of the month – but babies seldom check iCal), the month he hits Vegas for PROMAX and the month he begins his new job as Creative Services Director of WPEC in West Palm Beach. Throw in packing, changing diapers, saying goodbye to the folks at Baltimore’s WMAR where he’s vacating the CSD slot, finding a new place to live, spending time with little Shaw #1, spending time with his wife and last but not least standing in long  TSA lines…whew! Tired just thinking of it. The Boston U grad will handle it with ease. His background in TV includes Promo Producer at WSVN in Miami, Promo Producer and Editor at KCRA in Sacramento, and Director of Creative Services and Programming in Springfield, MA. Alex is returning to West Palm actually – he was once Executive Producer of Promos for WPBF amongst the palms. Let’s hear a big Well Dunne! before he’s too busy to let it sink in!

Think About This“Put your mind, heart, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”  ~ Swami Sivananda

Copyright 2016 © Kate Bacon / Well Dunne! Talent


May 11, 2015

Apr 30, 2015 by     Comments Off on May 11, 2015    Posted under: Featured

DEIRDRE CONLEY is headed to Charlotte. After an extensive search, the fine folks at Cox’s ABC affil tapped Deirdre as the new Creative Services Director at their Queen City operation, WSOC and WXAN. Deirdre will be leaving Austin (and that’s such a great town – bet it’s difficult to leave) where she’s been Creative Director of Lin/Media General’s NBC affil KXAN for several years. The Midwest lady got her degree from Butler U (known for basketball wins) and has worked in Columbus Ohio at WWHO (Lin) and Indianapolis at WISH (Lin). She’ll be hitting Charlotte at the perfect time of year to enjoy the White Water Center and escape to the NC mountains on weekends. Well Dunne! Deirdre.

Think About This: “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory or defeat.”  ~ Theodore Roosevelt

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May 14, 2014

May 13, 2014 by     Comments Off on May 14, 2014    Posted under: Featured

ALEX VISHNIAKOFF is not only great behind a mic (give him a listen) but he’s great in front of the camera, too. He just wrapped a part in Untold Mysteries of the ER. Yes, that’s AV next to Dr. Slay in the picture. Well Dunne! 

No doubt you’ve heard about the craziness at WMAR, Scripps’ ABC outlet in Baltimore. Mental illness + a stolen dump truck is a terrible combination. Glad to report the creative folks there under ALEXANDER SHAW are all OK. Well Dunne! Balto law enforcement.

Some people like beer and some people write about beer…which is how one can describe former Promo man (and son of Promo fixture) STEVE KOONCE, son of KTNV’s JIM KOONCE. Steve is the proud author of Idaho Beer: From Grain to Glass in the Gem State.  Isn’t Father’s Day coming up?

Job Alert – VP, Creaive On-Air WE tv NYC

Your driving speed is of more importance to just the cop with a radar gun. Your billboard message changes with your mph… 

Think About This: “Sometimes I wonder if the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.”  ~ The Peter Principle

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