With a master's degree from Columbia University (specializing in international media communications), Dean Adams has varied journalistic experience as a writer, editor, reporter, producer, and camera operator. His employers to date include CNN, Associated Press, Voice of America, British Sky Broadcasting and E! TV.
Jem Armovit joined CNBC Asia as Philippines producer in 1997, producing reports from the financial crisis to the political controversies surrounding the Estrada presidency. He has also been a freelance producer for CNN and Star TV. Armovit is completing his Ph.D. from the University of the Philippines School of Economics.
Gloria Chang is a key member of the team opening the Taiwan and Hong Kong market. She has also been working on the team designing and constructing the WorldBizWatch website. Chang has a master's degree in communication arts from the New York Institute of Technology, and has done editing, writing and producing for Yang Pei Pei Production House in Taiwan and television stations in New York.
Joyce Chang is an accomplished, award-winning graphic designer. Previously, she garnered extensive experience as a designer for Chevron Corporation, Square Moon Productions, and Addison Wesley Publishing.
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William Park Gross is a senior producer at Electronic Media Communications in Irvine, California. He has also been a reporter for NBC TV affiliates in Spokane, Washington and Medford, Oregon.
A graduate of the University of Bristol in Theatre, Film & Television, Krsna Harilela currently works in marketing and production for Linmark International.
Karl Idsvoog is an accomplished investigative reporter and producer, having worked for numerous TV stations, as well as Inside Edition and A Current Affair. Most recently the vice president of project development for APBnews.com, he is now vice president of business development for AllCharge.com - an online micro-payment platform for digital content. With a master's degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Idsvoog has earned numerous awards and honors during his 25 years of journalism work.
Jonathan is a multi-talented jack-of-all trades with a variety of experience. He has worked in sales, marketing, communications and media production. And he has handled a diverse range of responsibilities, serving as Special Assistant to the CFO of a Japanese holding company; Entertainment Ambassador at a Family Fun Center; and Customer Relations Support for an interior design store. Earning his Bachelor's in Marketing at the University of Arizona, Jon has applied his skills for WorldBizWatch as a Producer in brand building, media production, and viral marketing through social media. Jon is active at his church, serving as a youth group leader and Sunday School teacher.
Amy Lee has extensive experience as a producer for CNN International. Additionally, she has production experience with CBC, NBC, and the Discovery Channel.
Gregory Lemkin is the Creative Director and Executive Producer of Tribe Digital Entertainment, a commercial film company that produces TV and radio spots, as well as commercial videos. Previously, he produced television commercials of some of the world's best-known companies for Tyo Productions (Japan's leading creative boutique), as well as for a joint venture of Madison Avenue firm BBDO and Asatsu, Inc. - Japan's third largest advertising agency, Founder of the interactive and video game development company Sai Sortworks, Gregory attended Brown University and did graduate study at the University of Tokyo.
Gene Lenore is an award-winning creative talent with more than 25 years of experience in television, video, film and print. In his years of television work at stations in Texas and Arizona, his duties included news director, anchor, reporter, producer, assignments editor and public affairs producer and host. A former news writer for National Public Radio and the Voice of America, Lenore has recently been creating turnkey video productions for Pat Summerall Productions and his own company, Red River Productions.
Arthur Lord is a 41-year veteran of broadcast news, including 31 years with NBC. From his early days as NBC's foreign correspondent reporting on the Vietnam War, he has covered many of the world's biggest news events: national political conventions and elections; the Space Shuttle; the Olympics; trips by Presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton; travels of Pope John Paul II; wars in Middle East, Central and South America; and the OJ Simpson case - which he managed for NBC. An industry legend, Lord has also worked with many of the brightest stars in broadcasting, including Tom Brokaw, David Brinkley and David Frost.
A ten-year veteran of CNN and CNN International, Susan Mittleman has written and produced for a variety of news and feature programs. Most recently, she worked as a segment producer for the award-winning magazine programs CNNdotCom and CNN NewsStand. A graduate of UCLA¡¦s mass media communications program, Mittleman was also a 1999 Jefferson Fellow from the East West Center and traveled to Seoul, Jakarta, and Singapore to study the effects of the Asian economic crisis.
Cedric Moon is a storyteller and jack of all trades. He has served as editor, videographer, writer, producer and reporter. He has been telling stories from east to west, from Honolulu, Hawaii to Charlotte, North Carolina, and Oregon and California in between. Cedrick graduated from UCLA in 2001 with Bachelor's Degree in English.
Mat Morrison was most recently a writer for the Associated Press, based in Providence, Rhode Island. Prior to that, he was a researcher, writer, and producer for CNN in Hong Kong.
Bob Nixon has more than 20 years of journalism experience as an anchor, reporter, producer and director in radio, television and Internet video. He began his career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto, then worked as a broadcast consultant to Central China Television in Beijing during the late 1980¡¦s. More recently Nixon was the co-creator and host of CNBC Asia¡¦s business technology program Tech2000, as well as the creator and host of On24.com¡¦s TalkOnStocks ¡V the first daily streaming video business program on the Internet.
Amy Scarlet is a freelance producer in Los Angeles. Previously, she worked at WGN-TV in Chicago, where she won a number of awards for her writing and producing skills - including an Emmy Award for a 10-part series she produced. An accomplished journalist, Scarlet has also anchored and reported for ABC and CBS affiliates in Las Vegas and Montana.
A senior at UC Irvine, Steve is a primary visionary and co-host of "Good Evening UCI," the campus's main news and entertainment media outlet. Steve learned how to create exciting and informative television content as an intern for CBS in Sacramento. As a production assistant during the California budget crisis of Summer 2009, unfolding just down the street from the CBS station, Steve's first experience with TV journalism was filled with breakthrough developments and decisions. Inspired to continue growing in his field, Steve became a Reporter for Garden Grove's Channel 3 News the following Summer, representing over 20 surrounding cities in the Garden Grove area. Steve now applies what he learned at CBS and Garden Grove's Channel 3 to the production of "Must See in OC TV," engaging and informing the community he proudly calls home.
Director of PostProduction
With more than 25 years of experience as producer, photographer, editor and engineer, Clark oversees technical issues and postproduction editing work. As a vital part of our team, Clark helps our clients capture their story through a collaborative process involving writers, producers, graphic artists, camera operators and sound/light technicians. And as a team, we serve our clients from concept to completion.
Rob Sweren has been a producer for the network news at ABC and CBS. His 15-year career includes writing and producing documentaries for cable networks like A&E and Lifetime. Sweren, who has a master's degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, has also produced television shows and marketing videos for a variety of clients including Time Warner, the New York Lottery, the Smithsonian Institute, and the National Urban League.
Philip Travis has twenty years of experience writing, directing, and producing for a variety of media, such as print, radio, video, broadcast TV, and the Internet. He is credited with over a hundred broadcast television projects, including an award-winning children's series. Travis' most recent work is as producer/director of worldwide video promotions for Save the Children, in partnership with UNICEF.
Alicia Vitarelli is currently a news assistant/field producer for NY1 News in Manhattan. Her previous experience includes work with CNN International, MTV, and the NBC TV affiliate in Philadelphia. Vitarelli has a master's degree from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.
John Wasley is the former Vice President of broadcast and broadband at APBnews.com. Previously, he was a consumer investigative producer for ABCNews' 20/20. Wasley has 17 years experience in the news and information industry including eight years with KingWorld Productions as Supervising Producer for American Journal and Managing Editor for Inside Edition.
As a project leader for an Israeli innovative technology marketing firm in Houston, TX, Chris Williams has established corporate contacts in the areas of the Internet, optical security and 3-D technology. He has an economics degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is also an experienced freelance writer, sports marketing professional and publicist.
For five years, Melanie Arroyo was the Manila correspondent/producer for CNBC Asia and Asia Business News. In this role, she reported and produced segments on business, technology and politics for such shows as Asian Wall Street Journal On Air, Asia Market Wrap, Trading Day, Asian Working Woman, Storyboard and Dot.Com (now E). Arroyo has also been a producer for CNN's Asia Business Morning and Star TV's Focus Asia. She traveled to France, Italy and Greece writing, producing, directing and editing high-rating documentaries for GMA-7 in the Philippines, where she was also the desk editor for their News Live program. Arroyo received dual bachelor's degrees from the University of the Philippines in Diliman.
Based in Los Angeles, Craig Santy produces programs for numerous television networks, including CNN, The Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel, PBS, MTV and The Oxygen Network. He began his career as a foreign correspondent in Asia after graduating with honors from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Santy has demonstrated ability to cover business, entertainment, political and other news stories - and has done ground-breaking reports on the World Trade Center bombing, the Michael Jackson child molestation saga, and the militia movement.
Greg Gurule is a reporter at San Francisco Television Station KGO's South Bay Bureau in San Jose, California. Previously, he worked as a reporter and anchor for NBC affiliates in Albuquerque and Denver. Greg also served as a media consultant on a number of award-winning independent film and video productions in the San Francisco Bay Area during production and distribution. His work in the Silicon Valley has brought him close to the people and the companies on top of the rush of developments in high tech and their affect on the world's economy.
Stephanie Stanton is the former senior editor/host and founding member of CareerTV, a career enhancement business show on television and the internet. While there, she was responsible for creating, writing, producing and overseeing all content for the program. An accomplished journalist, Stanton has also worked as an anchor for the ABC and NBC affiliates in Palm Springs, as well as a reporter for the NBC and FOX networks in Hartford and an independent station in Phoenix. She is an early convert to the internet and a true leader in the convergence of television, computers, communication, and information. Stanton has a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from Columbia College.
David Wisniewski is a creative talent with more than 20 years of experience in television and video.
He spent most of his career in the Philadelphia market working for the FOX and ABC affiliates where he held positions as a Promotions Producer, News Shooter/Editor and Segment Producer. During that time he earned several Emmy nominations and won two Emmys for editing. Wisniewski has recently been producing videos for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania where his work has won several Tellys and an Emmy.