Media Download: Merrill Brown

Beverly Peterson, Associate Professor of Television and Digital Media; Documentary and Laila Abuelhawa joined host Kristie Keleshian on this episode to discuss MSU Film recent trip to Camaguey Cuba for a film festival. Engineer/ Board op: Katie Leonard Producer: Daniel Giacumbo/ Mike Stringham Executive Producer: Anabella...

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Friday, 21 April 2017

Juan Contla, student station manager and Anabella Poland, General Manager of WMSC FM, the Voice of Montclair State join Samantha Williams to discuss the upcoming 100-hour marathon of live event programming in celebration of the station’s 50th Anniversary. Engineer: Thomas Formoso Producers: Corey Feldman, Mike Stringham and Samantha Williams Executive Producer: Anabella Poland Click here for more on our 50th Anniversary and 100-hour live...

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Friday, 14 April 2017

Eric Umansky, deputy managing editor of ProPublica and the man behind a series of 15 tweets to Press Secretary Sean Spicer Monday evening, joins guest host Joe Amditis of the Center for Cooperative Media to talk about how professionals journalist go about fact-checking statements and other information especially as it trickles down via official channels of information. Yesterday, ProPublica reported on a change to President Trump’s trust that allows him to pull money from his businesses whenever he wants, without...

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Tuesday, 04 April 2017

Steve McCarthy, News Producer here at Montclair State joins host and colleague Tom Franklin for a conversation about freelance work on the professional field while teaching; and how to land those long form segments on network television news, including the recent passing of Jimmy Breslin and McCarthy’s recent trip to India with Montclair State students. Steve has over 30 years experience in the industry producing for 60 Minutes, NBC’s Dateline and others. Engineer: Corey Sullivan Producer: Mike Stringham Social Strategy:...

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Friday, 31 March 2017

Tara Sullivan, an award winning sports columnist for The Record joins Tom Franklin to discuss an upcoming panel about “Women in Media” at the Yogi Berra Museum this Thursday. Sullivan will join legendary columnist Claire Smith and our very own Kelly Whiteside in this discussion. Tara Sullivan has been covering sports in New York for over 20-years. She is a lifelong New Jersey native, a Rutgers grad, and has covered every sporting event from the super bowl to HS sports....

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Mike Kelly, a longtime columnist for The Bergen Record newspaper, now part of the USA Today network joined us on this week’s episode of Media Download to talk about his interview with President Trump’s senior counselor, KellyAnne Conway. His interview made national headlines earlier this week after Conway alleged that surveillance of the Trump campaign went beyond wiretapping…saying “surveillance” may be even broader than President Trump suggested. During the interview Conway went on to say that the monitoring could be...

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Friday, 17 March 2017

Merrill Brown joins this episode as our featured guest. After almost 5 years at the helm of Montclair State University’s brand new School of Communication, he is leaving this position next month. Brown is an educator, consultant, investor, veteran media executive and journalist.  Merrill has worked at The Saint Louis Dispatch, The Winston-Salem Sentinel, The Washington Star and Washington Post … so it’s fair to say he is still very much a champion of print media. He calls print journalism...

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Dr. Rob Quicke, Founder of The College Radio Foundation and College Radio Day joins us to talk about the importance of college radio and tackle a question we hear often, Is college radio dying? This is the basis of an article on Pitchfork magazine last week, where the author asked“Does College Radio Even Matter Anymore”? Engineer: Daniel Giacumbo Producer: Katie Leonard & Mike Stringham Social Strategy; Mike Stringham Executive Producer: Anabella...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

David Brancaccio, host and senior editor of the Marketplace Morning Report broadcast on public radio and at marketplace.org joins Merrill Brown to discuss business and media in a Trump presidency. You may also know David as the former anchor of the television news program “Now on PBS.” He does a podcast titled Esquire Classic with Esquire Magazine where he explores the most memorable non-fiction pieces in the magazine’s archive. In over forty years of broadcasting, David has traveled the world...

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Tuesday, 07 February 2017

  Andrea Syrtash, relationship expert discusses a subject often left out of the conversation in the media—fertility. And in the current political climate, when women’s health and Planned Parenthood have become popular topics of discussion; she filled a void in the industry by creating a new website she named Pregnantish. This is the first online magazine dedicated to helping women and men navigate infertility and fertility treatments. Andrea knows the topics as for years dealing with her personal fertility issues...

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Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Tim O’Brien, Executive Editor at Bloomberg View and Bloomberg Gadfly and Trump expert joins Merrill Brown on this episode of Media Download to discuss the incoming administration, Trumps transition into the White House, the prospect of conflicts of interest throughout a Trump presidency, his family and his...

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Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Monica Crowley, columnist and online opinion editor at the Washington Times best known as a political commentator on Fox News, joins Merrill Brown to discuss president-elect Donald J....

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Friday, 18 November 2016