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.
Brian Dorrington got his start in Community Media back in the late 1900’s when he was a middle school student directing his mother’s talk show at BATV in Billerica, MA. After receiving his Bachelors Degree from Emerson College, Brian started working at Bedford TV in Bedford, MA. During his tenure, Bedford TV won multiple awards for Best PEG Station in the country.
Brian then moved on to LTC in Lowell, MA where he undertook the role of Director of Municipal Programming. There, he was in charge of running Lowell’s local government channel and helped develop LTC News in association with the Lowell Sun.
In addition to working in Community Media, Brian has made several award winning short and feature films that have played in film festivals all across the world. Brian’s most successful film was a feature length documentary, Homespun Rebellion, which premiered at the Boston Film Festival
You can reach out to Brian via email by clicking here.
HEAD OF PRODUCTIONS MANAGEMENT
DAVID RILEY JR.
David Riley Jr. has been involved in video production since 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 work on the national, regional, & local levels.
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, taking in arts & cultural events/museums, Geocaching, & cooking.
You can reach out to David via email by clicking here.
Pedro 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 via email by clicking here.
Mukala Kabongo has been involved in video production since 2014. A native of Lynn and a graduate of Lynn English High, he would go on to get a bachelor’s in communication from Salem State University and a masters in journalism from Emerson College.
LCTV BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Robert Tucker – President
Joseph Carritte – Vice-President
Michael Marks – Secretary
Richard Coppinger – Treasurer
Michael Cerulli – Member
LYNN TECH CO-OP STUDENTS
2016-2017 – Makayla Handley & Chloe Rivera
2017-2018 – Meghan Ayer & Ryan Bedard