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April 2004

National Television Academy

ff San Francisco/Northern California

Miss California joins “Show Me” Seminar

Emmy presenters slated for April 29
Nicole Lamarche, the The annual “Show Me The Idea” seminar will be
current “Miss California,” held this year on Thursday, April 29.
will join two dozen other The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Film Arts
presenters in handing out Foundation, 145 9th St., in San Francisco.
Emmy statues at Emmy At the seminar, panelists will listen to pitches from
2004. producers for shows and films. They then critique the
Lamarche, a Berkeley presentation and offer suggestions.
college student, will This year’s panelists are: Randy Hanson, a senior
announce the winners in vice president at King World; Stephen Olsson,
the “best newscast” director of original programming for Link TV; Grant
categories at the end of Norlin of Norlin Television and Associates; Heather
the annual awards show. Searles, a producer at ITVS Independent TV service;
Emmy 2004 will be held Saturday, May 22, at the Frank Badami of Badami Productions; and Tom
Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The nomina- Cohen, entertainment law attorney.
tions in all 51 categories will be announced on April The program will be moderated by Ashley James,
22. Tickets for the evening of entertainment, dinner station manager at KTOP in Oakland.
and dancing will go on sale in early May. People who want to participate are asked to
More than 700 entries were submitted this year, submit their 2-minute to 3-minute presentation to the
the most entries in two decades. National Television Academy at
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Emmy nominations TV Stations gear up for

Thursday, April 22nd Peterson Trial
By David Mills
Come and party as the Northern
California Area Emmy Nominations “It won’t be O.J.,
are announced. Thursday, April but it will be close.”
22nd, 7 to 8:30 p.m Four locations: That’s how KRON’s
SAN FRANCSICO – Hunan Stacy Owen and
Restaurant – 924 Sansome; other Northern Califor-
SAN JOSE – Tied House – 65 nia news directors
North San Pedro; SACRAMENTO – sum up their plans to
Hard Rock Café – 595 Downtown cover the murder trial of Scott Peterson.
Plaza; FRESNO – Echo Restaurant Patio –
Television executives in Sacramento and the Bay
609 Olive Street, Tower District.
Area say they plan extensive coverage once a jury is
Refreshments will be served, no host bar. seated in the San Mateo County courthouse where
Nominations opened and posted on our the trial is being held.
website at 7:30 pm on April 22nd. “We won’t necessarily staff every day of jury
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Off Camera, April 2004, page 1
Emmy night May 22nd Silver & Gold Circle
submissions due May 1st
NTA officials are now
accepting applications for
Silver & Gold circle induction
Dave Walker Lois Hart Paul Jonicich Marcie Valenzuela A nomination form can be
downloaded from the chapter’s
website at “” or
by contacting the NTA office at 650-341-7786.
The main criteria for consideration is that the
candidate must have made a significant contribution
to Northern California television for a major part of
Bill Brown Kristen Walthers Angelo Stalis Graciela Moreno their 25-plus year career, for Silver Circle and 50
continued from page 1 years for the Gold Circle.
Emmy 2004 is being hosted by KPIX morning
If you know someone who is worthy, submit his or
anchor Sydnie Kohara and KTVU morning anchor
her application before the May 1 deadline.
Frank Somerville. Applications from outlying regional areas are
Besides Lamarche, the presenters include David encouraged.
Walker and Lois Hart from KCRA in Sacramento; The Silver Circle committee makes the final
Paul Joncich and Marcie Valenzuela from KOVR in selection for the ballots which are voted on by the
Sacramento; Dan Ashley from ABC7 in San Fran- members of the Silver Circle. The Board of Gover-
cisco; Bill Brown and Kristen Walthers of KTVN in nors votes for members of the Gold Circle.
Reno; and Graciela Moreno and Angelo Stalis of The induction ceremony for the class of 2004 will
KFSN in Fresno. be held in October.
Other presenters will be named in the coming

Mentor program launched

The theme of Emmy 2004 is “For the First
Time.” A recollection of “firsts” in Northern California
television will be highlighted during the three-hour

More than 400 students

enter competition The experimental “Mentor Match” program is
More than 400 students have officially under way.
entered this year’s National Student Application forms are now on the National Televi-
Television awards competition. sion Academy web site at
The number is almost double what The initial phase of the program is hooking up
the national organization received last television professionals in the Reno market with more
year in the competition’s first year of experienced t-v professionals in the Bay Area and
existence. Sacramento markets. The mentors will advise and
The Northern Calfornia chapter provide feedback for the mentorees via e-mail, phone
once again had one of the highest calls and, in some cases, face-to-face meetings.
numbers of entries with 24, about the same number The applications for mentors and mentorees are
the chapter had last year. The New York chapter had due April 30. The “match notification” will be sent via
53 entries, Florida had 36 and Chicago had 24. e-mail around May 15. The actual mentoring will take
The entries are being judged in early April. The place between June 1 and Sept. 1.
regional winners will be announced in mid-April and If the program is successful, it will be expanded
the national winners unveiled in mid-May. into other markets and for a longer period of time.
High school students from across the country For more information, contact mentor program co-
have submitted entries from television production ordinators Heather Searles at 510-839-1528 and
classes. There are six categories in the competition. Terri Russell at 775-858-8878.
Off Camera, April 2004, page 2
Museum consortium meets Changes at Hawaii stations
There are numerous
comings and goings at
Hawaii television stations.
Katrina Sutherland joins
KITV as a weekend pro-
ducer. She comes from KGUN in Tucson, Arizona.
At KHNL, Ben Metcalf, assistant news director, re-
locates to San Diego. Beth Hillyer returns as week-
end assignment editor and reporter after a stay in
Utah, where her husband was re-assigned by the
Navy. The station has also hired photographers
Jacob Unger and Kevin Rimmer.
At KGMB, weekend anchor Stacey Lowe takes a
leave of absence. She’s scheduled to give birth this
For most of the 20th century, Northern Califor- month. Meterologist Britt Riedl is due in June and
nians have relied on our local radio and television anchor Kim Gennaula returns in early April after
stations to inform, educate, and entertain them. giving birth to a baby girl. Must be in the water.
Over the years, many irreplaceable radio record-
ings and television film and video-tape masters have
become damaged, misplaced, or, in many cases, KRON program wins Peabody
permanently lost.
Recognizing the need to preserve Northern
California’s broadcast legacy, NATAS has formed a
media consortium of like-minded regional media
organizations, professional associations and corpora-
tions, along with industry leaders, educators, and
archivists. KRON’s “Beating
On March 13th, consortium members met for the the Odds” series is
first time at KTVU in Oakland to review progress and one of 29 winners
strategize development of the Broadcast Archives this year of a presti-
and Museum of Northern California. The museum, gious Peabody
which plans to open in 2006, will be dedicated to Award.
local radio, television and print media. The program was
The consortium screened and approved a new honored for a series
promotional DVD for museum fund-raising and of stories on the plight of the poor in the Bay Area. As
marketing. Members heard reports on recent dona- a result of the shows, KRON viewers donated more
tions, technical concerns for archiving and preserva- than $2 million to help pay college tuition for students
tion, and future plans for fund-raising and grants. living in poverty. The programs are anchored by
Also introduced at the luncheon session was a Wendy Tokuda and produced by community rela-
revamped museum website, tions manager Javier Valencia.
Membership in this consortium includes AWRT, “I’m very honored to receive a Peabody,” said
BAVC, Broadcast Legends, California Historical Tokuda. “I hope what will come of it is more help for
Radio Society, Dolby Laboratories, NATAS, Network these smart, wonderful young people.”
Appliance, The Press Club of San Francisco, The 63rd Annual Peabody Awards will be held
RTNDA, San Francisco State University, Silicon May 17 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York
Graphics and SPJ. City. NBC “Today” host Katie Couric will emcee the
The Broadcast Archives and Museum continues to event.
accept equipment, donations and contributions The 29 Peabody recipients were chosen from
through the Academy Fund, a non-profit, 501 c3. To 1,100 entries. Journalist Bill Moyers will receive an
donate to the museum or for further information, Individual Peabody.
contact either the Academy office or consortium co- The awards are handed out by the University of
chairs John Catchings (415) 668-1110 or Linda Georgia’s journalism department in recognition of
Giannecchini (415) 553-2245 excellence in electronic media.
Off Camera, April 2004, page 3
Newcasts keeping “odd hours” Freedman book signing
Two newscasts in the Bay Area are finding “odd ABC-7 reporter
hours” to their liking. Wayne Freedman
In the past two years, KRON has launched a 9 officially unveiled his
p.m. newscast and NBC-11 has instituted a 10 a.m. book on TV news
broadcast. reporting at Digital
The two shows were started for different reasons, Revolution on March
but both have found a niche in their time slots. 25th. .
The KRON 9 p.m. broadcast Freedman spoke
reached a milestone in February. It Photo © Robert Mohr 2004 for more than an
recorded a 5.7 rating, which, for the hour telling stories and showing examples from his
first time, gave it more viewers than book, “It Takes More than Good Looks to Succeed
any 11 p.m. newscast in the Bay Area. at Television News Reporting.”
“I think we’re doing well because people are Freedman describes the 300-page book as “25
finding us,” said Stacy Owen, KRON’s news director. years of television news trade secrets in one book.”
“They want to watch the news and then go to bed by It contains anecdotes as well as actual scripts.

Show highlights local singers

10 p.m.”
The KRON newscast was born out of necessity. It
was launched on Jan. 1, 2002, the day KRON lost its A Bay Area version of
NBC affiliation. “American Idol” will hit the
“The reason for the 9 p.m. newscast is to provide airwaves in late May.
a current newscast at an earlier time and serve a KTVU-TV, the Fox
need that hasn’t been met,” said Owen. affiliate in Oakland, held
The newscast’s philosophy is to provide viewers auditions on March 23 and
with news that is happening at that moment. KRON 24 for its new show, “Gimme the Mike.”
has pursued that goal aggressively, putting five Nearly 1,000 singing hopefuls showed up for the
reporters and five live trucks on its 9 p.m. broadcast. two days of tryouts at Paramount’s Great America in
They also utilize bureaus in San Francisco, East Bay Santa Clara. Five contestants selected from the
and South Bay. The show is anchored by Wendy auditions will compete each week for five consecutive
Tokuda, Tom Sinkovitz and Pam Moore. weeks in half-hour episodes before a live audience.
“It’s not a recap. It’s a very live newscast,” said Those episodes will run from May 29 to June 26.
Owen. “It’s in prime time and it looks prime time. It’s The winners from each week plus one “wild card”
not just another newscast.” entrant will compete in a live one-hour broadcast on
NBC11’s 10 a.m. news was instituted for equally July 2.
practical but different reasons. In each show, viewers will be asked to vote on-line
The mid-morning show was launched in fall 2002 after all the participants sing a well-known song in “a
to take advantage of the large viewership on NBC’s capella” fashion
“Today” show, which runs from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
“It’s the oldest adage in the t-v news business,”
kpix anchorwoman honored
said NBC11 news director Jim Sanders. “The best A leadership group for African-
lead-in for news is news.” American woman has honored
The 10 a.m. show replaced NBC11’s noon news- KPIX anchorwoman Barbara
cast. It also expanded from 30 minutes to 60 min- Rodgers.
utes. The philosophy, according to Sanders, re- Rodgers received the Pioneer
mained much the same. Award on March 24 from the Bay
“It’s still the news of the day,” he said. Area chapter of the “National Coalition of 100 Black
The 10 a.m. newscast, anchored by Brent Can- Women.”
non and Laura Garcia Cannon, is still trying to build She was one of four women recognized at an
an audience. In February, the show recorded a 1.6 awards luncheon at the San Francisco Marriott Hotel.
rating (7 share), lower than the other midday news- Rodgers was honored for her 30 years in the
casts but a 45 percent increase over the 1.1 rating television news business as well as her community
the show received in February 2003. service. She has been at KPIX-TV in San Francisco
“It has done well. I’d like it to do better, but it has for 25 years.
done well,” said Sanders. Off Camera, April 2004, page 4
The Globalization of Media Content Through
Satellite Technology Ben Schick, president of
ITN/MediaOne Services,
By Cynthia E. Zeiden explained how there is a lot of
content flying in the air via
satellites that many people
don’t even know about.
When asked how to find out
what content is in the sky, he suggested local univer-
sities have dishes and often have information about
much of the content that is delivered via satellite.
Universities use satellites to send and receive pro-
Photos © Robert Mohr 2004 gramming and there is a network of this type of
educational programming. Schick also said Dish
This exciting event was held at Link TV, a national Network and DirecTV only offer 250 channels, many
satellite network available on Dish Network and networks are not carried, the networks such as Fox,
DirecTV that focuses on multi-cultural and interna- ESPN and Discovery get more of the channels.
tional programming. Peter Schofield, produc-
A networking session, complete with sushi, wine tion services manager for Fox
and beer, preceded a tour of the San Francisco Sports Net Bay Area, told the
facility. audience Fox Sports Bay Area
Link TV President Kim sends all of their content,
Spencer moderated the mostly by fiber delivery, to a
panel. He began by showing facility on Long Island that has
a clip that featured excerpts 30 master control rooms and
from their programming, then they send the signal back to the Bay Area via
including documentaries, satellite.
international music shows and Fox Sports has fiber in all of the large venues, but
international news programs. when they cover a high school game or some other
event at a venue that doesn’t have fiber, they have to
He later showed examples of the first two-way
use satellites to get that programming to Long Is-
satellite broadcasts, called “Space Bridges,” with the
land. Also, their content goes along the fiber to
Soviet Union in the 1980s and talked about other
Manhattan, then they have to pay for a short fiber
such events with Israelis and Palestinians in 1993
line that connects gets the material to the Long Island
after the Oslo agreement was signed.
Kim said that at that time, the equipment to facili-
Schofield also said his network offer extra events
tate these was expensive and cumbersome. Now,
on their “Plus” channel, which is not permanent, and
the same thing can be achieved with a small satellite
they share it with other networks. The cable channel
dish that can fit into a briefcase. This is the same
for the Plus channel varies by location.
technology that brought embedded reporters to
Spencer said the ITN facility (where Link TV is
American television screens during the Iraq war.
housed) is the central and main fiber and satellite
David Michaelis, director hub in the Bay Area.
of current affairs for Link TV,
talked about their half-hour
daily news show, “Mosaic: “Show Me
The Idea”
World News from the Middle
East,” that features stories
from Arabic newscasts around continued on from page 1
the world. The Mosaic control Six to ten ideas will be pitched the night of the semi-
room has 15 feeds from several of the major Arab nar. Three of those pitches will be allowed to have a
news networks. The producers choose the content video demonstration.
they want to feature and then translate it into En- Admission to the event will be $20 for NTA and
glish. It is the only news program of its type in the Film Arts members and $30 for non-members. Res-
United States. ervations:
Off Camera, April 2004, page 5
Scott Peterson media coverage
continued onfrom page 1
Inmate: Scott Lee Peterson
selection,” said KOVR news director Jim Lemon, “but Date of Birth: 10/24/1972
once the actual trial begins, we’re prepared and Sex: Male
ready to provide daily coverage.” Race: White
Height: 6 feet 00 inches
“We’re there now and we’ll be there throughout Weight: 180 lbs
the trial and verdict,” said Owen. Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Peterson is accused of murdering his pregnant Birthplace: CA
wife, Laci, and then submerging her body in San Occupation: Sales
Francisco Bay. Laci Peterson disappeared on Christ- Employer: Trade Corp/Modesto
Booking Charges: 2 counts,
mas Eve 2002. Television stations throughout North- California Penal Code Section 187
ern California have covered the case heavily since (Murder)
her disappearance. Bail: No bail
Court: Stanislaus County Superior Court
San Mateo County officials have handed out 300 Arrest Location: Callas / Torrey Pines RD - San Diego, CA 92121
media credentials and are charging thousands of Arresting Officer: Craig Grogan, Detective Modesto Police
Booking Date: 04/19/2003 00:09 (am)
dollars for parking spaces and camera spots. The Arrest Date: 04/18/2003 11:10 (am)
judge has decided cameras will not be allowed in the
courtroom. “They’re all good marketing reasons. None are
News directors interviewed by Off Camera de- good journalistic reasons,” he said.
fended the extensive coverage by saying public McManus adds the case also involves a white,
interest is high and the case is full of interesting and middle-class couple, something to which the media
mysterious elements. tends to gravitate. In the past, the NAACP has criti-
However, John McManus, a media critic at cized the media for covering those kinds of cases
“Grade The News,” said the reasons have more to do and ignoring tragedies involving minorities or low-
with money and ratings than on news judgement. income families.
“I think it’s a heck of a story for Modesto,” said “I think we’ve become immune to bad things
McManus, “but I don’t think it’s that big a story for the happening to poor people or people of color,”
Bay Area. I think t-v stations are exploiting a tragedy McManus said.
for its ratings potential.” News directors vehemently deny those charges.
News directors disagree. However, they are split on whether the Peterson
They point out Laci Peterson was eight months coverage is pushing other stories out of the limelight.
pregnant and disappeared on Christmas Eve. They “Of course, when you have crews devoted to one
add Scott Peterson’s behavior after her disappear- story, other stories are short-changed,” said Owen.
ance added to the intrigue. They also point out there “We’re kidding ourselves if we say no, unless we
is the question of whether there’s enough evidence have all hired additional crews to cover Peterson.”
to convict Scott Peterson of murder. “I don’t think we’re spending too much time on the
“It’s a classic crime “who dunnit’ story,” said CBS 5 story here at ABC 7,” counters Keeshan. “We have
news director Dan Rosenheim, “combining tragedy, enough reporters to cover the other major stories of
mystery and suspense. Everyone wants to know the day that need to be in our newscasts.”
whether Scott did it and, if so, how and whether it McManus isn’t so sure. He says other stories that
can be proven.” aren’t as “marketable” are getting shoved aside.
“There is interest in this case,” added ABC 7 news “A lot of harm is done when journalists become
director Kevin Keeshan, “because it was a high marketers,” he said.
profile crime mystery involving a young pregnant
woman who disappeared right before Christmas from McCarthy to Seattle
what appeared to be a story book marriage.”
“The circumstances of this case were so unusual KXTV reporter Jane
and tragic that people were very interested in this McCarthy has accepted a posi-
story,” said KXTV news director Ron Comings. “I tion as the North Sound bureau
think that interest remains very high today with more chief for KING-TV in Seattle.
anticipation now than ever about the outcome.” McCarthy has been a reporter
McManus acknowledges the mystery, but he says and anchor for News 10 in
those aren’t necessarily a basis for the extensive Sacramento for the past four years. Prior to that, she
coverage. was a reporter and anchor at KTVN in Reno.
Off Camera, April 2004, page 6
San Francisco, April 12th Sacramento, April 17th
Starring: Tom Hanks, SPOTLESS MIND”
Marlon Wayans, Irma
P. Hall, Ryan Hurst & Starring: Jim Carrey,
Stephen Root. Kate Winslet,
Directed By: Joel Kirsten Dunst, Mark
Coen & Ethan Coen. Ruffalo & Tom
Written by: Joel Coen, Wilkinson
Ethan Coen & Max D. Directed By: Michel
Adams. Gondry
Produced by: Joel Written by: Charlie
Coen, Ethan Coen, Kaufman & Michel
Tom Jacobson, Barry Gondry.
Josephson & Barry Produced by: An-
Sonnenfeld. thony Bregman &
Steve Golin.
The plot of an eccentric professor-turned-criminal- This is the story of a guy, Joel (Carrey), who
mastermind (Tom Hanks) to commit the massive heist discovers that his long-time girlfriend, Clementine
of a New Orleans riverboat casino appears to be (Winslet), has undergone a psychiatrist’s (Wilkinson)
thwarted by the actions of Mrs. Munson, the seem- experimental procedure in which all of her memory of
ingly-innocent little old landlady of the house that he Joel is removed, after the couple has tried for years
and his three accomplices are staying in, and which to get their relationship working fluidly. Frustrated by
is integral to their scheme (they want to dig a tunnel the idea of still being in love with a woman who
from it to where the casino’s money is kept). So they doesn’t remember their time together, Joel agrees to
decide that they need to remove her from the equa- undergo the procedure as well, to erase his memo-
tion, but doing so might prove to be more difficult ries of Clementine. The film, which takes place mostly
than they expect. 1 hour, 44 minutes within Joel’s mind, follows his memories of
MPAA Rating: R for language including sexual refer- Clementine backwards in time as each recent
ences memory is replaced, and the procedure then goes on
This is a special PRIVATE screening at the Meet vice president George Franco in the lobby of
Delancey Street Screening Room, 600 The the Regal Theatres at Natomas Marketplace, 3561
Embarcadero, San Francisco. Refreshments & Truxel Road, Sacramento (Off I80). First showing,
Networking 7 p.m., movie 7:30 p.m. Seating limited check theatre for exact start time
to first 146 to arrive.
The CINEMA CLUB is a FREE first run monthly
screening for NATAS, DGA and AWRT members SUTN finally on the air
who may bring a guest. After several delays, the Bay Area’s
newest comedy show is finally on the air.
buys The “Seriously Unusual Television
Network” taped its first show on March 28
It’s official. Tech TV is now owned by Comcast, in front of a live audience of 90 people at the KPIX
Employees at the San Francisco-based technology studios in San Francisco. The episode aired at 1 a.m.
network were informed in late March of the sale. on Saturday night, April 3, on UPN Bay Area.
The deal is estimated to be worth $300 million. SUTN is taping 12 shows every Sunday night at
Tech TV will be folded into Comcast’s video game KPIX to air the following Saturday night on the local
network, G4. Charles Hirschhorn, founder of G4, will UPN channel.
be the chief executive officer of the combined net- The comedy show is produced by Darren Home
work. and Amy Conners, a San Jose couple who runs a
G4 is seen in 15 million homes while Tech TV is cabaret theater. Their comedy troupe performed at
available in 43 million homes nationwide. last year’s Emmy show.
Off Camera, April 2004, page 7
The First Time... From Cable to Broadcast - 1975
By Vincent Casalaina
“Went Like it Came” was created Alumni from the show include co-
by Vincent Casalaina and Jon producer/director Vincent
Leland (aka Dancing Bear) in sum- Casalaina who went on to direct
mer 1974. It first appeared as a two- “Over Easy,” a daily PBS series. He
hour block of Viacom local production was the videographer for two
entitled video radio. It then grew to a America’s Cup campaigns.
two-system show that appeared on Also on the show was co-pro-
Viacom and Oakland cable for 25 ducer/talent Jon Leland who worked
weeks. for national cable television before
The program featured alternative/ coming back to the Bay Area and
new age segments ranging from forming “Communications Bridges,”
interviews with Indian spiritual leaders to stories told by
a communications consulting firm.
Wavy Gravy. Over the course of the series, we featured
Associate producer Joseph Rooney went to work for
musical performances by local groups such as the Joy of
CMX in charge of their “edge” soft key laptop editing
Cooking and independent short films by local producers as
system before forming his own company, “Alba Editorial.”
well as man on the street segments with Scoop Niskar
It’s now the leader in EDL software integration for NLE
and our own astrology “whether” forecast.
The final show in the series aired at 11 p.m. on KTVU,
Floor director Frank Zamacona produced and directed
following their local news in February 1975. This show was
numerous programs for KGO and KQED, syndicated his
one hour. It featured nationally known performers Bonnie
comedy series that originally aired on KQED and most
Raitt and Arlo Gurthrie and an extended interview with self-
recently released his re-mastered version of the closing of
help leader Werner Erhardt, along with the award-winning
animated short “Acapulco Gold.” This program was
nominated for a local Emmy. “The First Time” is the theme of our 2004 Emmy night
This program employed an all-volunteer staff of more on Saturday, May 22nd at the Palace of Fine Arts in San
than 20 people who worked at least 20 hours a week on the Francisco.
pre-production and production of the show. It was done live
to tape in the Oakland cable studios to IVC 1-inch tape.
Many of the staff worked 40 hours or more — coming to
work four or five days a week after their day jobs to pro-
duce segments that would be included in the live-to-tape
production. We sold our own advertising for the show with
our primary sponsor being Roots shoes.
Stewart Heller, York Productions 4317 Camden Avenue
Adam Housley, Fox News San Mateo, CA 94403
David Mills, KPIX, President
Ronald Louie, KTVU (650) 341-7786
Lynn R Friedman, KGO, VP, SF F: (650) 372-0279
Keith Sanders, Perfect Pitch TV, VP, SJ Terry Lowry, LaCosse Productions
George Franco, KOVR, VP, Sacramento Deanne Moenster, KTVU
Erik Rosales, KGPE, VP, Fresno John Murray, JM Communications
David Ratto, ImageSync, VP, Reno Sharon Navratil, KTVU
Pamela Young, KITV, VP, Hawaii John Odell, CCSF
Michele Ball, KBWB, Secretary Nancy Osborne, KFSN
James Spalding, Spalding & Co., Pat Patton,Young/KRON (Membership)
Treasurer (Finance) Terri Russell, KOLO
James Lautz, Tudor Communications Damian Trujillo, KNTV
Cynthia Zeiden, Zeiden Media (Activities) Javier Valencia, KRON (Awards)
GOVERNORS: Kira Vilanova, KDTV (Publicity)
Dan Adams, KXTV Stuart Yamane, Yamane Creative Svc
Dan Ashley, KGO Richard Zanardi, Notre Dame
John Catchings, Catchings & Assoc. Darryl Cohen, Cohen & Cooper (Legal)
(Museum) Linda Giannecchini, KQED (Museum)
Alison Gibson, Media Cool (Education) Darryl R Compton, NATAS


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