Staff

ABOUT OUR STAFF

Keeping our viewership informed on local government news and information is a huge effort put forth by our staff. We’re here to enable members of the Lynn Community with the tools and knowledge they need to practice their 1st Amendment rights via broadcast media. Our staff has a combined 30+ years of video production knowledge & experience. Take a minute to see who is on our staff & learn a little about them.


Sean Donahue DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
SEAN DONAHUE

Sean Donahue has been a professional in the media industry since 2010. In 2008 Sean, Graduated from Framingham State College with a BA in Corporate Communications and would begin his career in business as a staffing specialist. Soon after Sean would take his focus to the Lynn Community and its development. As LCTV’s Director of Operations, it is his goal to make our organization the access hub within the City of Lynn.

Inn the past, Sean has won awards for producing the local public access television Series “North Shore Infrastructure” from the Alliance For Community Media’s Northeast Region Video Festival in 2013 & again 2014, along with his work on the North Shore Veterans Appreciation Parade.

Today, Sean spends free time coaching football and lacrosse at St. Mary’s High School, volunteering as a member of the Lynn Rotary Club, participating on the boards and committees of organizations like LYSOA, The Hayley’s Hope Foundation, and various sub-committees within the Lynn Public Schools.

You can contact Sean Donahue by email or calling him at 339-440-0076.

 


 HEAD OF PRODUCTIONS MANAGEMENT
DAVID RILEY JR.

David Riley Jr. has been in video production since David Riley Jr.2004. He attended Lynn Tech, taking their  TV/Media program. Via their Co-Op program Dave interned at Lynn’s public access tv station in 2006, and has been employed in PEG media ever since.

He graduated from the New England Institute of Art in 2007 with a Bachelor’s in Digital Film & Video Production. It is his job to produce LCTV programming and manage its equipment for use for our membership, among other things. Dave has won multiple awards for his editing, including:

• 2007 Bronze Telly Award for Television Commercial Editing
• 2013 ACM-NE Video Festival Award – Best News & Magazine Format: NSI
• 2014: Silver Distinction Award from the Communicator Awards in the Programs/News – Documentary category for Historic Lynn
• 2014 ACM-NE Video Festival Award – Best News & Magazine Format: NSI & 3rd Place in Local Attractions: North Shore Veterans Appreciation Parade

Dave is a life-long Lynner and is passionate about his city. He is a supporter of Arts After Hours, Lynn Community Assocation, Lynn Museum/LynnArts, and many other organizations making a positive impact in the city of Lynn. Dave spends his free time playing video games, watching movies/TV shows, YouTube shows, going to museums, Geocaching, & cooking new things.

You can reach out to David Riley Jr. by email.


 PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR
PEDRO DIAZ JR.

Pedro Diaz JrPedro Diaz Jr. started as a production volunteer at the age of 14 at Time Warner Cable Studio here in Lynn, MA. Over the last 16 years he has gained a wealth of technical knowledge in studio & field production such as live switching, editing, camera operating, & a plethora of other video production positions.

Pedro is currently responsible for scheduling the daily programming for shows produced by LCTV’s staff & our members. He is also the director for many of LCTV’s Platform Programs, and the lead producer/director of our City Council meetings.

You can reach out to Pedro Diaz Jr. by email.