CreaTV San Jose Announces New Member to its Advisory Board
Oct 07, 2013
Linnie McIntyre from Musson Theatrical joins six other Silicon Valley leaders dedicated to its sustainability
San Jose, CA October 7, 2013 — CreaTV San Jose today announced that Linnie McIntyre from Musson Theatrical's Production Services Group has joined its advisory board. Linnie is the seventh member of the board that was established in late 2012/early 2013 to ensure CreaTV's long-term sustainability and success.
CreaTV's advisory board is comprised of Silicon Valley leaders who are proponents of the community voice including:
- Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
- Susan W. Hayes, President and CEO, ReSurge International (formerly Interplast)
- Adam Hessler, Director, Cisco TV Engineering
- Bob Kieve, President, Empire Broadcasting Corporation
- Doug Stanley, CEO and Executive Producer, Ridgeline Entertainment
- Jennifer Dorsa, Vice President, VMI, Inc.
About CreaTV San Jose:
CreaTV San Jose is a member-based non-profit community media center that manages the public and education cable channels for the City of San Jose. CreaTV offers free airtime and low-cost training and tools that allow San Jose’s diverse and often under-served communities to tell their stories and express their views through video.
In just five years, CreaTV San Jose has become one of the most dynamic non-profit organizations in the valley, growing from a single channel public access station to a network of four cable channels and webcasting at www.creatvsj.org, providing powerful tools to hundreds of nonprofits, training thousands of youth and adults in video production and becoming a recognized thought leader in digital media and community television.
Although CreaTV receives funding for capital expenses such as equipment purchases from cable franchise fees paid by San Jose Cable users, this money cannot be used for operations or community programs. For this reason, CreaTV must raise funds to continue to provide access to digital media training and production to the San Jose community.
CreaTV’s advisory board is a key component to CreaTV’s continued growth and sustainability in the ever-changing digital media and community television landscape.
Trisha produces The Trisha Garrett Show for Community Channel 15, which airs Sundays at 3:00pm.
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