Christine Hoese (Hazy)

Operations Manager

Christine is a multi-faceted communications professional with over two decades of broadcast television experience in newsroom, video production & satellite distribution services who demonstrates superior managerial quality control over all areas of operations, including procurement of broadcast vendors & venues, studio crew contracting, client-crew scheduling, studio facilities, live transmissions, on-demand & live webcasts, departmental budgets, billing, employee performance evaluations and training. Exceptional complex event planning skills with strong working knowledge of satellite and fiber transmission services both on a domestic and global level.

Robin Kelsick

Chief Engineer

Robin is a multi-faceted broadcast maintenance engineer professional with proven success in the Department of Defense and private sector. A proven leader with over 26 years of progressively increasing positions of responsibility, leadership, and management experience within the United States Navy and National Intelligence Community. Knowledgeable on state-of-the industry audiovisual and IT equipment, tools, standards, and procedures used in first class conference centers and broadcast facilities. An exceptionally strong oral and written communicator with the technical expertise and experience to lead teams to success on complex tasks in the most challenging environments. A strategic thinker with the focus required to deliver superior results ahead of schedule and under budget. Thrives under pressure.

Brian Godwin

Senior Broadcast Technician

Brian is a production media specialist with almost two decades of broadcast experience. Educated at the University of North Carolina of Chapel Hill (Go Heels!), he has spent his last few years in the public television realm, preparing programming for PBS, American Public Television, and the National Educational Telecommunications Association. His recent credits include Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" and "Country Music," as well as Henry Louis (Skip) Gates, Jr.'s longrunning "Funding Your Roots."

Ernie Crow

Senior Production Consultant

Ernie Crow is a television professional with deep experience in multimedia production and facilities management for broadcast/cable and independent production companies, corporations, government, non-profits, and emerging media platforms. His career has included key roles in developing and managing media production departments, assembling creative/technical teams, and designing production workflow solutions.

Career honors include; 14 Emmy Awards for Producing & Editing (Sports, Documentary and Promotion/Marketing programs/spots), a Promax/BDA Gold, and a Silver Award from the New York Film Festival for Documentary Editing.

Liz Lokey

Senior Production Consultant

Liz's 30-year career in television covers news and commercial production, as well as work in the NGO and government verticals. Her experience includes staffing and overseeing large events, building media teams, and working with clients to fill day of production needs. Liz has worked at ABC News, CNN and Reuters. Her corporate clients include Mercedes Benz, Johnson and Johnson, IMF, and Morgan Stanley. She has managed technical operations for Presidential elections, Inaugurations and Olympic events.

Erin Wall

Production Coordinator

Erin graduated from the College of William and Mary in May of 2018, where she studied English and History. She has worked on political campaigns and at an economic consulting firm before becoming a Production Coordinator at Big Whig Media. If you call the studio you might speak to her on the phone!

Amir Albourini

Production Coordinator

Inspired by his parents hard work and dedication to the field of Media, Amir graduated from George Mason University with studies concentrating on Communication and Media Production. Shorty after attaining his degree he pursued a career in Coordination integrating communication, cooperation and strategic planning. As production coordinator, Amir assures all Big Whig Media functionalities are running smoothly and productively. Amir’s top priorities are prompt and concise coordination with clients, ensuring clients needs are met in a timely manner, and quality control. Amir guarantees that clients production needs are met or exceeded with professionalism and excellence.