Patrick has led Okemo Valley TV (formerly LPCTV) for over 16 years, since its start-up phase, helping to grow the organization from its humble beginnings in the Ludlow Elementary School to where it is today. His background is heavily focused on TV, video, and film production. In addition to his work at Okemo Valley TV, Patrick has worked as a freelance cameraman & video producer. When not working, Patrick enjoys spending time in the woods, hills, and back roads of Vermont on bike, skis, & foot.
Eric is the newest addition to our team, joining the staff as our newly-re-vamped Production Coordinator in December 2018. In addition to coordinating all of the daily production and post-production activities by staff, volunteers, and community producers, the position now comes with the added responsibility of managing our digital media workflow. Eric is what you might call a workaholic; in addition to his new full-time role with us, he is also a part-time faculty member at Northern Kentucky University, teaching online Electronic Media & Broadcasting courses & a freelance video producer / cameraman. He got his start in the business working in community access TV in his native Cincinnati. Eric has also been actively involved with independent film.
Fred joined Okemo Valley TV (formerly LPCTV) first as a member of the Board of Directors, on which he served as Vice President, before being hired as our new Programming Coordinator in 2014. He is responsible for coordinating all of the incoming video programming - that which is produced & generated "in house", as well as programs received from outside sources. scheduling programming. Fred taught high school science for many years and is involved with several community organizations. He is also a member of his local school Board, the Green Mountain Unified School District.
As our part-time Production Associate since 2015, Ed is our go-to staff person for recording all of the government meetings and various community events that we cover. He is also our jack-of-all-trades, taking on projects such as set building and the construction of our storage shed. After moving to the area in 2014, Ed has embraced his new community, by getting involved in different capacities. He is a Board member of Black River Good Neighbor Services and has been involved in community theatre, with the Friends of Ludlow Auditorium.