Norma Ailes TV Producer

After retiring from producing television documentaries and various successful national political campaigns, Norma began serving God in the media by becoming the Northeast Regional Director of Media Fellowship lnternational, a ministry dedicated to serving Christians actively working in the secular media.  She is also on the New York City Leadership Council of Priority Associates, a national ministry to young professionals and emerging leaders.

Rebecca Blacksmith Radio Producer - WAWZ 99.1 FM

As if she was shot from a cannon, Rebecca has rocketed forward in her career producing Christian music features for WAWZ radio. She travels the country interviewing musicians and promoting one of the largest Christian radio stations in the country. All this while still an undergraduate at a local Christian College.

Chris R Brewer  Volunteers Manager - Compassion International

A real estate broker for over 20 years, Chris left full time work in the housing industry to devote his time to serving the world lost and dying children with Compassion International. Chris has been supervising over 300 volunteers for nearly three years as the East Coast Manager for Compassion International. Regardless of his other ministry ventures, Chris is most notably a husband and father of three darling children.

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Jeff Confer Cinematographer

Jeff has produced film and beta cam commercials and documentaries for television and industry. He is presently home based in the Delaware Valley but freelances here and around the world for various companies such as National Geographic and PBS.

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Les Crist TV Technician

Les brings a wealth of television experience to the Mission Media project. He has been a station manager/chief engineer at WINQ and a studio supervisor at WCLF. At Philadelphia's NBC10, Les has been a jack of all trades functioning in video, audio, shooting, production, equipment installation and operations. If it has to do with TV, Les has had a hand in it.

Dave DeMarco, Graphics - Comcast Cable

Dave rode in like a knight in shining armor back in May, 1998 to exercise his audio and video know how at our pastor's premiere saving the day. Dave works presently at Comcast Cable in Philadelphia in graphic design and additionally freelances as a video shooter and video editor.

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William Devlin, Director - UFC

Bill has been the Executive Director of the Urban Family Council for over a decade. A well known figure in Philadelphia public life, he has represented the pro-family urban agenda in all forms of the press literally hundreds of times. Bill's vision positioned the UFC to launch and oversee Mission Media Delaware Valley

Michael Gaskins  Writer/Producer - NBC 10

Michael has made quite an impact in his few short year in television. Beginning at CBS television in Philadelphia while still at Temple University, Michael moved on to produce TV news in Memphis. After a year in the Producer's chair, he returned to Philadelphia where he presently writes script for NBC10.

Kevin Hackenburg Freelance Videographer

Kevin makes his way as a freelance video shooter and editor forever working at points all around the globe, whereever his talents are needed.

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Reginald A Heyward  Medical Photographer

Veterans Administration Medical Center.  Reggie has seen just about everything through the lens of his camera... including the faces on this page.

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Jeff Jordan Sales Promotion Coordinator - Q102 FM

Yet another wonder-kid, Jeff works in the sales department of one of Philly's top rated radio stations, Q102. Jeff has had a broad range of experience in radio doing everything from sales to on air radio jock in radio stations across the northeast. Before coming to Philly, Jeff worked in sales promotions at New York's famous Z100.

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Stu Leavitt Video Editor

Stu has spent years developing his skills in nearly every area of video production. After a season as Commercial Production Director for WFMZ Ch69, Stu moved up to take a position as Senior Editor for Media People, an award winning video production house in Alburtis, PA. Just months ago, Stu struck out on his own to take his skills to the next level starting his own production venture.

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Stephanie Lowe  Director of Government and Community Affairs - Comcast Cable

Stephanie was promoted in 1995 to Director of Government and Community Relations at Comcast Cablevision of Philadelphia. Additionally, she was the Producer and Host of Community Marquee, a public affairs program that airs on Comcast Ch 66. Her previous experience includes communications work WRTI-FM, CIGNA, and Pepsi.

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Steve Mallon Architect, Computer Graphics

A former professor of architecture at Spring Garden College, Steve started his own company, Architectural lmaging. His expertise involves 3-D computer modeling, animations, and multimedia presentations.

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J.J. Maura - Announcer - NBC 10

The voice of NBC10, J.J. has been a Philly regular for years; the invisible face behind the resonant voice announcing the upcoming spots for millions. Apart from NBC, J.J. does voice and copywriting work for various ministries such as Promise Keepers and other outside businesses.

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Jamial Mumford - Desk Assistant - KYW - TV

Another of the young guns of Mission Media, Jamial is an active full time student at Temple University and maintains a position on the CBS affiliate news desk during his off hours. His goals include taking the Gospel into the modern media, and at 21 years is well on his way.

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Stephen Sterling - freelance videographer

Steve is a graduate of Biblical Theological Seminary and has eight years experience with professional video production. He has worked on a freelance basis for all of the major networks and a wide variety of corporate clients. He has also produced a number of videos for Christian organizations. His goal is to use video as a vehicle for quality Christian education and to promote a missions mindset within the church.

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Chet Taylor - General Sales Manager - PAXNET Philadelphia

Chet was promoted to local sales manager of WTGI-TV 61 in 1996 - a station recently a part of the newly formed PAXNET Christian Broadcasting Network. Chet has been with WTGI since 1990 working the previous 20 years in various sales and supervisory positions in radio, telemarketing, and the packaging industry.

Warren Wilson - President - Forge Recording Studios

Warren has been a professional electronics and recording engineer with over 40 years in the broadcast and recording industry. After working for years in network television in New York and Philadelphia, Warren launched Forge Recording Studios, Inc. in 1978, an expansive full service recording and production facility.

This page was last updated on 01/16/03.