Monday Memo – July 10, 2017
TO: ALL STAFF
DATE: 10 July 2017
JOINING OUR TEAM LAST WEEK:
• On Thursday, Ben Warrington returned to our Team as a Studio Technician. He is a graduate of Sussex Central High School and the University of Delaware in Georgetown.
•On Friday, Drew Williams, who is currently our Intern, will now be coming on board as a part-time shooter as needed. He will graduate from SU in 2018 (presently holds a 4.0 GPA) in Communications with a focus on journalism/ media production.
On Saturday, Brooke Butler started as our MMJ/ Producer. Brooke holds a B.A in Communications with a minor in Spanish from the College of Charleston (SC). She has served internships at WCSC (Charleston), WTOC (Savannah) and WBOC. She is also very active in volunteer work.
NEW EMPLOYEES JOINING OUR TEAM THIS WEEK
Erica Murphy is starting today as our Weekend Anchor/ MMJ. Erica studied Journalism at Wayne State University. Her prior related experience includes reporting for WWJ Newsradio in Southfield, MI and HLN in Atlanta, Assignment Desk Editor for Fox 2 in Southfield, MI and reporter for WJR Newstalk in Detroit, MI.
•Sarah Ash is also starting today. Sarah will be a summer employee working as a Digital/News Research Assistant, reporting to Sarah Truitt. Sarah is an Undergraduate Student at Virginia Tech. She is a geography major with a minor in meteorology and communications.
Please join me in welcoming these new Employees to our Team.
OTHER COMINGS AND GOINGS:
• Jonah Restuccio will be starting Wednesday as our MMJ/Producer.
• On Monday, 17 July, Breck Eady will be joining our Sales Team
AN AMERICAN IDOL AUDITION MAY BE COMING TO DELMARVA
• ABC is offering a webinar on Thursday which will review all we need to know (their words) about putting together our own affiliate audition for American Idol. We’ll report back to you in the next Monday Memo!
ONE SPECIAL ON 47 ABC THIS WEEK
• Wednesday night, 8-11PM, will be the 2017 ESPYS
DELMARVA’S CW 3 SPECIALS THIS WEEK INCLUDE
• Wednesday night at 9 = “The 15 Most Iconic Summer Blockbusters of All Time”
• Thursday at 8 = season premiere of “Penn & Teller Fool Us”
• Thursday at 9 = premiere of “Hooten & the Lady”
Update: We have four terrific seats plus a parking pass for each of the games listed below. If you have family, friends or just a special event coming up later in the summer, check with Tamara Horn to see if there is a home game that night. As always, if you are interested in any of these games, give her a call at x 396.
o Monday, 17 July 7:05PM game time
o Thursday, 27 July 7:05PM game time
o Monday, 7 August 7:05PM game time
o Tuesday, 8 August 7:05PM game time
o Wednesday, 9 August 7:05PM game time
o Thursday, 10 August 7:05PM game time
• Live performances:
We have received four tickets for each of three shows at the Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville. These events that are actually free, but you have to have a ticket to ensure admission. The events are as follows:
• Thursday, 13 July at 7PM = The Church Sisters (at the Freeman Stage at Bayside)
• Saturday, 15 July at 10AM = Jungle John’s Jurassic Journey (at The Freeman Stage at Bayside)
The parameters are as follows
• It is BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair)
• You must have your ticket with you
• Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
• It is an outdoor venue, so weather will be a consideration
• For more information, go to facebook.com/freemanstage or call 302.436.3015
To request your tickets, see Tamara Horn or call her at X 396. Offer good while supplies last!
JULY RATINGS PERIOD
• This is your reminder that you, as an employee of a broadcast facility, and your immediate household may not participate in any of the Nielsen Surveys. If you receive a phone call or related paperwork, just advise them that you are a broadcaster and cannot participate. If you have any questions, see your Supervisor.
BIG DEALS THIS WEEK INCLUDE
• Monday = SouthBound Alley in Salisbury ($20 voucher for $10)
• Wednesday = Reggae Soul in Salisbury ($20 voucher for $10)
• Friday = Café Milano in Seaford ($20 voucher for $10)
• National Parks & Recreation Month
• National Vacation Rental Month
• National Watermelon Month
SPECIAL DAYS THIS WEEK INCLUDE
• Today is “Pina Colada Day”
• Tomorrow is “Blueberry Muffin Day”
• Wednesday is “Simplicity Day”
• Thursday is “Embrace Your Greatness Day”
• Friday is “National Motorcycle Day”
• Saturday is “Gummy Worm Day”
• Sunday is “National Ice Cream Day”
WE CURRENTLY HAVE FOUR IMMEDIATE OPENINGS:
• MCO (part time/ fill in; potential for full time): see Ken Evans
• Account Executive (full time): See Teri Monahan
• Digital Web Programmer (full time): See Greg LaFrance
• Photographer (full time): See Sarah Truitt
In-house candidates are encouraged to contact the respective Supervisor at their earliest convenience. If you know of someone who has the necessary qualifications and would be a good addition to our Team, please share the information about these openings with them. Brief job descriptions are posted on both bulletin boards and applications and more information can be found on our website. Marquee Broadcasting, Inc., along with its holdings, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Make it a great week!