Michael Fallon - Executive Director
Fallon is an experienced nonprofit administrator whose background includes significant experience in the arts, education, community organizing, journalism and media. He had been serving since 2010 as the publications manager at Origins, an
educational nonprofit in Minneapolis. He got his first taste of community media while studying English and art as an undergraduate at the University of California Berkeley, while working as a reporter at the campus radio station, KALX‐FM.
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Art works with Jim to keep MTN's equipment functioning properly. He also works with MTN's Production Services Hennepin County meeting coverage and at the studio and access desk. In his spare time he produces the MTN show T.C. Muzique and enjoys riding his motorcycle.
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Doug Cain - Checkout Manager/Instructor
Doug manages Equipment Checkout, teaches the Basic Studio Production class and does the graphics for the weekly live Hennepin County Commissioner's meetings. He also loves to garden, cook, bike, kayak, ski and, of course, play international music as a dj on KFAI's "Global Beat" - every Wednesday between 1 - 3 pm (90.3 & 106.7 FM as well as www.kfai.org.
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Molly Van Avery - Director of Youth and Artist Programs
Molly is a performance artist and poet. She is excited to help young people and artists use MTN to help their voice be heard and unique talents to be showcased. Molly believes public access is a vital community resource.
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Fanuel Tsehaye - Studio Access/Production Specialist
Fanuel Tsehaye assists members in the studio and equipment checkout areas. He also works as part of the MTN Production Services team. He was born in Eritrea and is currently a student at the University of Minnesota studying Mass Communications, Marketing and Media relations.
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Vera Allen - Marketing and Outreach Director
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David Paul - Programming Manager/Master Control Manager
David makes the schedule of programs that ultimately plays on each of the three channels. He also manages MTN's automated playback system, which means that he makes sure that shows are playing on MTN's three channels, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. His favorite food is rice.
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Kevin Loecke- Business Manager
Kevin keeps track of MTN's financials and helps keep things running smoothly behind the scenes. He is also a visual artist and organizes art events that merge contemporary art with daily life.
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Jessica Talley - Youth Media Instructor
Jessica is a CTEP AmeriCorps member who will bring her passion for technology and experience with after-school programs to the Video VOICES and other youth projects this year. When not working with MTN teens, Jessica likes to write sci-fi, read YA fiction and history, play videogames, attend weekly board game and D&D nights, and explore food! Email Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Eboun Singhathip - Production Manager and Office Manager
Eboun is a recent graduate of Concordia University in the field of Organizational Behavior and Leadership. She manages MTN’s daily office functions as well and updating and archiving MTN’s historical and sensitive documents. Eboun loves working with unique individuals and the atmosphere surrounding MTN, it’s staff & members. She is outgoing, fun, full-spirited, and a charming individual, more than likely, she’ll say hi to you before you get the chance.
Nate Mains - Network Administrator
Specialist in Human/Cyborg relations. This person likes computers.
Hamil Griffin-Cassidy - Production Specialist
Hamil is a production specialist primarily focused on producing MTN's Community Events programming. He enjoys the fallibility of language and whispering haiku to shallow graves.
Todd Wardrope - Production Specialist/Freelance
Todd works on various MTN productions. When he isn't at MTN he is a freelance video producer, and when he isn't doing that he channels his production skills into independent narrative filmmaking. Todd is also completing a novel as part of his MFA degree at Hamline University.
Keith Porter - Freelance
Keith is a camera person and sound engineer for various MTN productions. Away from MTN, he is a musician, producer and runs a music publishing company called BoppDuWopp
Tajudin Hassan - Master Control
Tajudin was born in Ethiopia. He works over at playback as a Master Control operator. Outside MTN he is an independent filmmaker, and also works freelance. On his spare time he loves to play his keyboard and work on his own projects.
Aaron Cackoski - Freelance
Aaron works on production crews for MTN. His specialty is running audio and he frequently works as camera operator as well. Aaron also runs a production company called The Music Greenhouse which is focused on audio and video production for bands.