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WITN Staff

 

 Paul Kennard

Station Manager

 Previously worked in Los Angeles, CA in the production of television commercials, films and music videos. City of Wilmington Employee of the Year 2009. Finalist in 2009 for National Preservation Award and New Castle County Historic Preservation Award.  University of Delaware – Journalism Major & History Minor

Paul Colsey

Producer/Supervisor

  • Producer/Director/Editor/Videographer of “Update News”
  • Producer/Videographer of  “Two-Minute Drill”
  • Producer of "Content Delaware: Wilmington Edition"
  • Associate Producer/Assistant Director/Videographer of “Wilmington In the Middle of It All” and “Breakfast with the Governor”
  • Videographer/Assistant Floor Manager for  “Window On Wilmington”
  • Videographer/Set Design/Assistant Floor Manager for “For The Record”
  • Videographer/Camera Operator/ Director/Floor Manager/ Editor  for WITN productions including: City Council and Committee Meetings, specialty programs and Public Service Announcements

Previously worked in film, video and commercial productions on the local and national level, including NFL Films, CNN, CSPAN, Banyan Productions, Bunim/Murray, Comcast and more. Wrote, produced and directed short films that were selected and shown on the national film festival circuit, winning various awards including best short film, audience selection, cineservices cinematography & lighting award. Temple University - B.A. in Film and the Media Arts 

Yesenia Taveras

Sr. Producer/Director 

  • Producer, Videographer, Editor, Writer and Host for “Latinos en Accion con Yesenia Taveras”, plus its online segments and newsletters.
  • Producer, Videographer, Editor, Spanish Script Writer and Anchor of “Primeras Noticias Locales”, plus its online segments and newsletters.
  • Department liaison to the Hispanic community.
  • Translates announcements for Message Board and WITN22 En Espanol.
  • Director, Camera Operator, Floor Manager, Audio, and Graphics for City Council and Committee meetings.
  • Director, Producer, Videographer, Writer, and Editor for WITN productions in Spanish including: Public Service Announcements and WITN22enEspanol Twitter Account.
  • Production Assistant for “Window On Wilmington.”

 

Previously worked for local and national television, radio and magazine publications, including Black Enterprise Magazine, Career Communications Group, ESPN, WPVI-TV 6, Def Jam records, Delaware’s Comcast Leased Access Channel and more. 

B.A. in Communications from Morgan State University with Magna Cum Laude Honors.

 

 Franchon Beeks

Producer/Director

  • Radio and Television Personality
  • Songwriter/Composer, performer,
  • Artist development coach,
  • published author and motivational speaker,

Previously also worked as an Executive Director, Grant Program Manager, Community Ombudsoman and public Relation Director. She is the Creator, Executive Producer, Writer and Director of the amazing stage production called: Peace, Love & Soul Opera.

 

Lorena S. Wooten

Producer/Director

  • Uploading and programming of video to telecast over WITN22,
  • Maintaining of WITN's web presence and video message board,
  • Troubleshooting basic video and computer problems,
  • Develop marketing plans with graphic designs and digital video.
  • Create and maintain Social Media accounts
  • Produced and host "Social Cam"

Previously worked Positive Directions performing individual and group crisis management counseling for High School.

Saquan Stimpson

Producer/Editor