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EMMY® EXPRESS ON-LINE

TV VETERANS INDUCTED INDUCTED

By Bob Goldberger Emmy® Express is on-line and ready to accept your Northern California Area Emmy® Award Entries at www.emmysf.tv. Read or print the Call of Entries – rules and categories. Complete entry form online and pay fees through PayPal or credit card (or you can still mail a check with the DVD). If you have multiple entries, you only need to fill in your personal information once, and each additional entry will automatically load that data for you. It’s already December, which means the deadline to enter your best work of 2006 for a coveted Emmy® award is now just weeks away. The Call for Entries deadline is Friday, January 12, 2007. You’re probably
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(L to R) Franklin Mieuli, Sydnie Kohara, John Fowler, Ross McGowan, Mark Hedlund, Bob Long, Hank Plante By David Perry Amid an overflow crowd of colleagues, friends and families, seven Bay Area broadcast veterans were honored for their more than 200 combined years of work in television at the 20th Anniversary NATAS Gold & Silver Circle Induction Luncheon. The event was held at the Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco on Saturday, November 11th. KGO-ABC-7 Anchor Pete Wilson served as emcee and regaled the audience with his snappy wit.

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HOLIDA PART ARTY 15 ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY, DEC. 15
By Cynthia E. Zeiden Let’s end this year with a real bang! The NATAS SF/NorCal Chapter and the Film Arts Foundation invite you to our Holiday Party 2006. We will take over the entire first floor of the Ninth Street Media Consortium at 145 Ninth Street, #101, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Cross street Mission) on Friday, December 15th from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

There will be food and drinks, networking and screenings, TV trivia contests with great prizes throughout the night. Admission is free to members of NATAS and all media organizations in the Ninth Street Media Consortium: Film Arts Foundation, Frameline, SF Jewish Film Festival, Center for Asian American Media, Canyon Cinema and Cinematheque. RSVPs are necessary; please email party@emmysf.tv or call the Academy office (650) 341-7786.

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FOR NOW CALL FOR ENTRIES IS ON LINE NOW
Blank DVD: 10 cents. DVD Recorder: $119.00 Having your Emmy® Entries Dubbed to DVD by January 1st: Priceless.

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thinking, “No problem, I always rush around after New Years, pulling tapes out of the archive and dubbing them over at the last minute, and I’ve always gotten it done.” But this year really is different. The rules are different. This year, for the first time, you must enter your work on DVD, and only on DVD. Videotapes cannot be accepted this year, by order of the National Academy. The rule applies nationwide, for every chapter. That’s why it’s more critical than ever that you start finding and organizing your entries now, so you can get them dubbed to DVD in time. For those who work at TV stations with DVD dubbing stations, the process should be fairly simple. If your station doesn’t have a DVD dubbing station set up, you can purchase a DVD recorder quite cheaply now, but you may need an engineer to help you hook it up to a Beta or DVC Pro playback output. If that’s not an option, there are plenty of businesses now that specialize in recording from various tape formats to DVD, but they’ll get backed up during the holidays in the mad rush to transfer home videos to DVD before Christmas. Here are the DVD rules and recommendations as listed in our Call for Entries: Entry Format: Entries will be accepted on DVD only. The readability of the DVD is the responsibility of the entrant. DVDs that cannot be ‘read’ cannot be judged and entry fees will not be refunded. The following guidelines shall apply: • DVD-R format (DVD minus-R). • DVDs must be finalized and ‘compatibility tested’ on a different DVD player than the one used to burn the entry.

suggested; instead, use a permanent marker to legibly PRINT the Category Name, the ID Number and the Title of the Entry on the disk. Ink jet or laser printing that can be applied directly to the DVD face (printable media) is acceptable. • Use a clear sleeve or case. • One entry per DVD. Please note the recommendation against sticking any sort of label on your DVD entry. Unlike audio CDs, any sort of label attached to a DVD will make it unbalanced and prevent it playing back. We’ve checked with experts and they assure us there’s absolutely no way you can stick on a label perfect symmetry. The art you see on a studio-issued movie is essentially “painted” on with lasers—there’s no label. So please follow the advice of printing the required information on your DVDs with a Sharpie or other permanent marker. It won’t look as classy as you’re used to, but it will actually play for the judges, and you won’t be disqualified. Most other rules from past years remain the same, such as what work is eligible for entry, how you compile composite entries, etc. The information is spelled out in full detail on our website: www.emmysf.tv. Another continuation from last year: the entry fees remain at their rolled-back levels, tiered by market size, to make entering more affordable for everyone: NATAS NonStation
Market San Francisco/San Jose Sacramento Fresno / Hawaii Reno / Salinas-Monterey Chico-Redding / Eureka Member* $65 $60 $50 $40 Member $195 $190 $150 $115 Awards $225 $200 $175 $150

• Brand-name disks are recommended. • Printed DVD labels (paper labels) are not

6th Lynn will be in Sacramento. 3 to San Francisco/Northern California 5 p.m. KTXL Fox 40. She is still NATAS President Lynn R Friedman hits looking for a gathering place for the road for a whirlwind tour of the Wednesday night. Then it’s a train chapter area. Following the success of ride to Reno for Thursday, December her predecessor David Mills, Lynn is 7th, 7-9 p.m. Meet Lynn at the Villas continuing the Presidential Road Trips. at D’Andrea, 2200 North D’Andrea She started last August 31st in Hawaii Parkway. Sparks, NV. Lynn R Friedman (center) in Hawaii 8/31 (see photo), but goes into high gear Lynn promises plenty of food and the first week of December. drink. She will have all the information on Emmy® 2007 Monday night, December 4th the first stop is Salinas/ and will be showing the 2006 Emmy® Winners reels. Monterey. You can meet Lynn at KSMS-TV Univision, 67 Any new or returning members attending will have the Garden Court, Monterey from 7 to 9p.m. Tuesday, initiation fee waived from their 2007 membership dues. December 5th it’s Fresno, KFTV Univision 21, 3239 West If you can attend any of the gatherings please RSVP to Ashlan Avenue from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, December roadtrips@emmysf.tv.

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*2007 Membership required Finally, last year’s new premier categories of Station Excellence, News Excellence and Community Service will hog much of the spotlight again this year. All three involve compiling examples of your news department or entire station’s best work from throughout the year, which will be difficult to begin organizing January 2nd. So enter early and enter often—and make sure you do it on DVD-R. This year, procrastinators may truly get left behind.

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LEAVES KTVU LESLIE GRIFFITH LEAVES KTVU
After ten weeks of speculation improving the lives of others, about why KTVU co-anchor Leslie despite the demands of her profesGriffith was no longer on the air, she sion… we all wish her the very best and Ch. 2 made it official in midwith her future endeavors.” November with a joint announcement Still lingering is the question of that she had left the station for good. what led to her sudden and unex“I always thought I would have plained disappearance from the Ten several careers during my life,” says O’Clock news in the middle of the Leslie. “I’m excited to pursue other week back in late August. Leslie interests that will enhance my life.” denies reports from Ch. 2 insiders She tells Off Camera she’s moved to that it all started with an on-air Colorado and is working on a hardcomplaint about a script. “I can hitting documentary that will garner By Bob Goldberger promise you that is incorrect.” She says her departure only seemed sudden because she quite a bit of attention when it’s finished. “It’s the type was sick for a couple of days, then took vacation time of thing that made me want to be a journalist in the for some serious soul searching about pursuing the first place, but can’t really be done anymore in a documentary opportunity. She came back from vacation corporate news environment.” certain it was time to leave. “Why do people think they Leslie says after 20 years at Ch. 2, the nightly grind have to make up a dramatic story?” she says. “It’s not of anchoring finally got to her. “Having your mug on that big a deal, really. People quit jobs all the time. It’s television day after day, night after night is not so so strange to me that people cannot understand just wonderful. It’s tiring and isolating, and when you don’t not wanting to be on television anymore. It was simply get to travel and report, for me it became empty and time to move on.” isolating.” Leslie says she has no intention of ever returning to Her former boss has nothing but praise for her. KTVU V.P. and General Manager Tim McVay says “Leslie the anchor desk. “Anchoring and reporting are two very different things. I am now reporting and loving my life is one of the most talented and kind people I have again. You will be hearing from me again, but not on known. Her generosity is evidenced by her willingness to consistently contribute her time and energy to television.”

Rarely is a brand new newscast an instant hit, but that was the situation with the KRON 9:00 News a few years ago. Following the popular Dr. Phil show, the primetime newscast immediately became the station’s top rated newscast, only to get cancelled in September when KRON became a MYTV affiliate and began running a serial drama at 9pm. Have no fear 9:00 news fans, two other Bay Area television stations are teaming up to fill that news void. January 8th, “ABC 7 News at 9 on Your TV20” debuts. The rather lengthy title says it all: KGO is launching a primetime newscast on TV20 (Ch. 13 on cable). “We believe there’s a demand for a newscast at that hour,” says ABC 7 News Director Kevin Keeshan. “It meets the needs of those who don’t want to stay up until 10 or 11. With their (KRON’s) abandonment of the time period, we thought it was a great opportunity for us to reach an audience that doesn’t have a chance to see our other newscasts at 5, 6 and 11.” The partnership was a natural, according to TV20 General Manager Bob Anderson, who suddenly found his primetime cupboard bare after his station’s former network, The WB, merged with UPN with practically no warning. “I called KGO GM Valari Staab to discuss the idea, and because KGO was in the process of talking internally about the addition of unique newscasts for the secondary digital channel, there were natural synergies that made this decision an easy one and a very logical one.” The newscast will also air live on KGO’s digital channel, KGO-DT Plus, Comcast 194. This isn’t the first time this decade that TV20 has tried programming a primetime newscast produced by

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another station. You may recall the WB20 10:00 News that aired from 1999 - 2001. It was produced by KNTV during that station’s lower profile pre-NBC days, and the newscast never found much of an audience. One problem with that attempt, says Anderson, was the stiff competition at 10pm from the established and top-rated KTVU Ten O’clock News. “I think our chances for success are greatly increased by being the only newscast on the air (at 9:00),” says Keeshan. Anderson agrees, and points out another difference this time around: “The fact that the newscast will be produced by the news operation that is #1 at 5 & 6, and is associated with the hottest network in prime gives the launch instant brand awareness and credibility.” Naturally, neither station will talk about the financial arrangement, such as who gets what cut of the ad revenue. Keeshan says simply, “Let’s just say we wouldn’t be doing this if we didn’t think it made sense financially for both sides. That’s the only way this could work.” Which raises the question, if ABC7 News at 9 on Your TV20 is a ratings and financial success, will the stations look at expanding their partnership and adding news in other dayparts? Anderson says, “We have a clean palatte and an open mind and will consider anything. We are developing a strong relationship with KGO on this project and would discuss any expansion with them first. But there are certainly opportunities for non-news relationships (with other stations) as well.” Anderson says his newly independent station will continue evolving. “Yes, there will be more to come,” he says. “We’re just getting started.”

SILVER CIRCLE GOLD & SILVER CIRCLE LUNCHEON

Pete Wilson

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Lynn R Friedman

“The Gold and Silver Circle honors service, professionalism, excellence and longevity,” said Chapter President, Lynn Friedman. Friedman introduced former news anchor/reporter and talk-show host Terry Lowry who was chair of the event, noting that Terry had worked over the years at “every Bay Area station except KPIX.” Lowry acknowledged her predecessor as Gold & Silver Circle Committee Chair, NATAS Governor Ron Louie, who received a special recognition award for his eight years of dedicated service to the Committee. Lowry also noted this year’s luncheon was the best-attended since the first Circle Terry Lowry Ron Louie Induction in 1986. “Besides honoring the past and present at today’s luncheon, we are here to foster the next generation of broadcast journalists,” said Friedman as she introduced two recent scholarship winners: Toni DeAztlan, U.C. Berkeley School of Journalism, recipient of the Thomas F. Drayton Minority Broadcast Journalism Scholarship and Stanford student Alana Kim Dong, Toni DeAztlan Alana Dong recipient of the Rigo Chacon Abrazos and Books Reporting Scholarship. “We look forward to seeing all our scholarship awardees on television in the future,” said Friedman, noting that the annual Gold & Silver Circle luncheon helps fund four $3,000 scholarships to college students pursuing a career in television.
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Rigo Chacon family with President Lynn

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INDUCTION CEREMONY INDUCTION CEREMONY

Linda Giannecchini

Franklin Mieuli

Al Attles

Then it was time for the induction ceremonies. Vowing to honor the “three bs” in his remarks and “be brief brother,” Golden State Warriors’ legendary player/ coach Alvin Attles delighted the audience with his remarks. He shared the stage as a presenter with NATAS National Trustee Linda Giannecchini who introduced her longtime boss and colleague, sports icon and pioneer Franklin Mieuli, who was inducted into the “Gold Circle” for his 56 years in sports broadcasting. His supporters in the crowd included his family, Baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey, and Warriors’ former player and broadcast announcer Jim Barnett. “I’m older than all of you,” laughed Mieuli in his trademark deerstalker hat, “so none of you can second guess me.” Along with Mieuli, six television professionals were inducted into the “Silver Circle.”

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Mark Hedlund Jennifer Smith KXTV-NEWS 10 (Sacramento) anchor Jennifer Smith introduced her colleague, reporter Mark Hedlund, who said he considered himself “blessed” to be in this business, but said “I’m going to be in trouble back at the station for all the nice things you’ve said.” Commenting on his 31 years in the industry, he said he is “the only guy in the newsroom they now call ‘grandpa.’ You know you’re old when one of your old students is now a network news anchor.” Continuing, Hedlund noted “In this business, you get to witness the very best and the very worst of human behavior.”

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Fred Zehnder John Fowler John Fowler, KTVU FOX2 reporter, was introduced by his former News Director Fred Zehnder, who called him “exactly the sort of reporter every news director wants in his newsroom.” Joking about his longevity in the business, Fowler quipped “This is a bit of a ‘survivors’ club.’ Not everyone refers to this group as the ‘senile circle.’” Continuing in a more serious vein, he noted that “all of this is hard work, and all of you know it. What this means to me is recognition from you folks who I respect so much.”

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SILVER CIRCLE THE SILVER CIRCLE

Harry Fuller

Terry Lowry

Sydnie Kohara
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Ross McGowan

Ann Fraser

Sydnie Kohara, CBS-5/KPIX anchor/reporter, was introduced by CNET News Executive Editor Harry Fuller who called his long-time colleague “the one you want on your team….One of the best things I ever did was bring Sydnie to San Francisco.” Commenting on her 25 years, Kohara picked up on Fuller’s group-effort theme by saying “You do this as part of a team, and I have been very, very lucky to have been part of some incredible ones.” Before leaving the stage, she thanked both her husband George LaPlante and her “TV husband,” co-anchor John Kessler.

A highlight of the afternoon was Ann Fraser’s introduction of her long-time “People Are Talking” cohost Ross McGowan, now on KTVU’s “Mornings on 2.” “It was a joy going to work with him every day,” said Fraser. “We were together for 13 years… longer than most marriages.” Saying that “ceremonies really aren’t my thing” the jocular McGowan turned serious and said “as I stand here today, I have to say that when you get honored by your peers, it really feels good.”
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Bob Long

Faith Sidlow

Describing KSEE-24 (Fresno) retired anchor Bob Long as a “journalistic encyclopedia,” current anchor Faith Sidlow said her colleague had “set the bar for everyone else to follow” and described him as someone who was never too busy to mentor an up-andcomer. Always humble, Long, who is battling Alzheimer’s Disease, commented that after his video tribute everyone in the audience must be saying “I’ve heard enough about this guy.” He then concluded simply: “It’s a pleasure to be here today. Thank you.” Bob received a rousing standing ovation.

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The luncheon’s final inductee, Hank Plante, CBS-5/ KPIX political reporter, was introduced as “Madonna with a journalism degree” by CBS-5 Special Projects Producer Tim Didion. Continuing the good-natured ribbing about Hank’s sartorial style, Didion said Hank had lived the sort of life “you had to make a reservation for.” Noting that getting older meant people no longer think national correspondent Bill Plante (no relation) is his “father,” but rather his “brother,” Plante thanked his partner Roger by calling him his “lead story.” “I completely fell in love with the news business,” said Plante of his first visit to and later job at The Washington Post. “The love affair continues and I’m the luckiest guy in the world.” NATAS Silver Circle members who had passed away in the last year, Doug Murphy of KPIX, Chuck Rogers of KOVR and Mike Boyd of KCRA, were remembered in a retrospective video. Gold or Silver Circle nomination applications for next year’s induction are available from the Academy office or on-line. Deadline for submission is May 1, 2007. To hear an audio podcast interview with this year’s Silver Circle honorees, go online to the NATAS website at www.emmysf.tv.

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Travel down the curves of Hwy. 101 from Palo Alto to San Jose, down the spine of the NASDAQ. Exit on North First Street, soon you’ll reach the high-tech headquarters of NBC11. Ground zero: Silicon Valley. This is where NBC11’s Scott Budman begins his journey into HiTech’s new frontier, with a series of stories called “Tech Trends.” Scott Budman boldly goes where no other television reporter has gone before, from MP3 players to podcasts to games, from CEOs to cell phones—every afternoon in November. Scott remarks that “’Tech Trends’ was a month-long promotion of tech stories on the 5pm news in November. The managers like it, so it’s now a nightly thing, at 6pm. I’m the stations business and tech reporter, so I guess it was natural for me to do these stories.” Scott also hosts “Tech Now,” NBC11’s syndicated weekly show that’s been on the air now for 7 years. Both “Tech Trends” and “Tech Now” aim to bring new gadgets, trends, and personalities to the forefront. ”The coolest thing we did recently was take a trip to Bangalore India”, Scott recalls. “This gave me,

By: Keith Sanders

and photographer Don Hardy, an inside look at the relationship between the Silicon Valley & India, much different than just reading about it. Also, I recently did 1-1 interviews with Bill Gates and Steve Wozniak. it was an interesting week.” “Tech Now” is a weekly show that Scott McGrew, Don Hardy, and Scott Budman write, produce and edit each week. Scott Budman explains that “a lot is determined by the stories we cover each week, and we then add some new stories that hit some of the hot trends in the tech world. We then send the show out to New York, Washington, DC, and San Diego. “Tech Now” airs on NBC11 Sundays at 3pm.” “Tech Now” premiered in 1999 and promptly survived the worst technology downturn in history. Now that business is better the show is spawning offshoots like “Tech Trends.” The sky’s the limit as NBC11 consolidates its position as the only network TV station headquartered in Silicon Valley. High technology is the final frontier in the South Bay. These are the voyages of Scott Budman.

By: Cynthia E. Zeiden It was truly an honor for us to be the first formal group that visited Open Media Network www.omn.org at its downtown Palo Alto headquarters. This historic event took place on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 in the evening. After networking, we saw a presentation of what the Open Media Network is all about. Headed up by Mike Homer, CEO, the two-year old Photo Lynn R Friedman © 2006 Open Media Network is an emerging Mike Homer, OMN IP-VOD (video on demand) system needed a similar service, so he that is free to use and utilizes the started the Open Media Network. technology of Kontiki video streamThe Open Media Network is a ing, the Rolls Royce of video streamnon-profit devoted to giving everying on the internet. one access to watch high quality Mike had been at the center of programming regarding both the this technology for many years, first technical quality and the content at Apple then at Netscape and many quality. Most of the programming is others. When he ran Kontiki, he free of charge to the user. Some is worked on a project where the BBC pay per view. The majority of the created a VOD site of its programs video and audio programming free to BBC subscribers. Mike already in the library is from PBS and thought that the United States

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NPR. The download formats include Quicktime, Windows Media and MP3. They have some HDTV programming and expect much more in the future. The Kontiki streaming system can handle the downloading of HD easily. One really impressive feature to the service is that you can designate where you want to watch the downloaded content; you can watch it on your TV, laptop, handheld device, etc. They have 6,500 TV shows and more than 1,500 movies for download. The library is always growing. Another feature is that users vote on, rank and comment on the content they watch. So the producer gets a lot of feedback on their work. The Open Media Network system also has a Digital Rights Management system. We will keep our eyes on the Open Media Network and Mike Homer, whose great work will open great content up to the world.

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Ne w series on local Na tur e pr emier s on public T V New Natur premier ture emiers TV
Herds of massive elk graze impassively on wind-swept coastal grasslands. The sky darkens as thousands of migrating snow geese explode into the air with deafening honks. Prehistoriclooking scavengers with eight-foot wingspans circle in persistent search of carrion. Scenes from Africa? Or the Arctic tundra? Try the San Francisco Bay Area, home to seven million people, a booming high-tech industry and more than one million acres of protected open space. This is not a National Geographic special about some distant land. “It’s Bay Nature on the Air,” the new series of interstitial shorts being made available to Northern and Central California public television stations this month, uncovering the incredible variety of flora and fauna living with us—as our neighbors. Airing between full-length programs, the series of two-and-ahalf minute stories delve into the amazing natural world of the Bay region, and is being presented to Northern California and Central Valley PBS stations by KRCB-TV, Rohnert Park. The spots introduce viewers to dedicated naturalists and eco-volunteers working to explain, reclaim, and sustain our rich natural heritage. Inaugural season topics include migrating waterfowl, bayshore habitat restoration, condor conservation, and efforts to protect Marin’s Coho salmon, the largest spawning population left in Central California. “There are not many places in the world where you can walk out your door in a population of seven million people, and within a very short period of time find yourself in a place where you can see bobcats, foxes, coyotes, pristine and primeval forests, and have this natural history experience that rejuvenates you,” Ellis says. “I think it’s important that people recognize the value of the nature that’s found in the Bay Area, to ensure that future generations will have the same kinds of opportunities that we do.” The announcer’s voice may also sound familiar: It’s Doug McConnell, longtime environmental advocate and host of KRON-TV’s “Bay Area Backroads,” serving as “The Voice of Bay Nature on the Air.” Bay Nature Magazine co-founder Malcolm Margolin says, “The media has done a wonderful job of connecting us to other worlds. Media has connected us to Africa, media has connected us to Iraq, it has connected us to the moon. It has connected us to all sorts of other worlds. What we really need media for is to connect us to our own world. And this is something that TV can do in a way that no other media can possibly do it.” Several Northern and Central California public TV stations have already signed on: KCSM, KTEH, KRCB, KVIE, KIXE and KEET. Others may follow in coming months.

MEETS NEIGHBORS BAY AREA MEETS THE NEIGHBORS

By: Rick Bacigalupi, Show Producer

Rick Bacigalupi. Producer/Photographer Bay Area naturalist Michael Ellis is at the center of many of the spots. A frequent contributor to KQED-FM’s “Perspectives” series, Ellis uses irreverent humor to communicate his unwavering commitment to environmental education.

$40K SCHOLARSHIP
Entry Deadline 12/1 2/11 Entr y Dea dline 12/11
In addition to our local chapter scholarship awards, The Foundation of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will award one $40,000 college scholarship to a high school student planning to pursue a career in television or a related field. We told you about The John Cannon Memorial Scholarship in a previous Off Camera. It’s open to any graduating high school senior planning to major in communications at a four-year college or university. Deadline for submitting applications is Monday, December 11. For more information and an application, visit http:// www.emmyonline.org/emmy/scholarship.html.

MO ON THE MOVE
Lots of moves at ABC 7, San Francisco: Executive Producers: Bob Goldberger moves from nightside to dayside; Leetha Yee replaces him on nightside and Karen Wulferdinger will take on the morning shift. Producers: Christine Ni, Midday; Heather Tuggle, weeknight 11 pm; Mike Sterling, 6 and 11 pm weekend; Deb Kabasakalas, ABC 7 News at 9 on Your TV 20 (starting Jan 8). Morning Meteorologist: Mike Nicco, from KMSP, Minneapolis. Carrie Ferreira moves from news to “The View From the Bay” as segment producer.

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REUNION TIME AT THE GOLD & SILVER CIRCLE

7 THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Photos: © 2006 Michael Micael, DP&A Inc.

OFFICERS: Lynn R Friedman, ABC 7, President Javier Valencia, KRON 4, VP, SF (Awards) Thomas Drayton, Fox 40, VP, Sacramento Nancy Osborne, ABC 30, VP, Fresno Terri Russell, KOLO 8, VP, Reno Duncan Armstrong, NBC 8, VP, Hawaii SAN FRANCISCO Tamar Sarkissian, Freelance, VP, Sm. Mkts. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Keith Sanders, SJ State University, Secretary 4317 Camden Avenue Sharon Navratil, KTVU 2, Treasurer San Mateo, CA 94403 David Mills, CBS 5, Past President (Alt. Trustee) NATIONAL TRUSTEES: Kym McNicholas, KFTY 50 Linda Giannecchini, KQED 9 (Museum) Deanne Moenster-Poitras, KTVU 2 Alison Gibson, Media Cool (Education) Jeanette Pavini, CBS 5 Cynthia Zeiden, Zeiden Media (Activities) Wayne Philippo, CBS 5 GOVERNORS: Sheraz Sadiq, KQED 9 Dan Adams, KXTV 10 Tamar Sarkissian, Freelance Terri Amos, Independent Gary Schultz, ABC 7 Brian Avery, Avery Media (Membership) Annika Wood, Independent Samuel Belilty, Univision 21 Pamela Young, KITV 4 John Burgess, KFTY 50 COMMITTEE CHAIRS: Joe Cherubini, KRON 4 John Catchings, Catchings & Assoc.(Museum) Martin Christian, KVIE 6 Darryl Cohen, Cohen & Cooper (Legal) Christopher Conybeare, Univ. of Hawaii David Perry, David Perry & Assoc. (Marketing) Janice Edwards, NBC 11 James Spalding, Spalding & Co. (Finance) Wayne Freedman, ABC 7 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Albert Garcia, Univision 19 Darryl R. Compton, NATAS Bob Goldberger, ABC 7 Justin Kanno, KOLO 8 Off Camera Ronald Louie, KTVU 2 Bob Goldberger, Editor Terry Lowry, LaCosse Productions Darryl R. Compton, Publisher Danny McGuire, Spirit Productions

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