2015 Silver Circle Inductees

The Board of Governors of the NATAS Pacific Southwest Chapter announces the 2015 Silver Circle Inductees: Geni Cavitt Cynthia Farham John Finn Kurt Rivera Deborah Shaw Lawrence Fred Swift Charles Westerheide The Silver Circle is open to individuals who began their careers in television at least 25 years ago either in a performing, creative, technical, or administrative role within our industry, …

Fred Swift, 2015 Silver Circle Inductee

Fred Swift is a native San Diegan and graduate of Mount Miguel High School. He attended Santana ROP Electronics/Broadcast program in his junior and senior year of High School and obtained his FCC Element 9 Operators Permit at 16-years-old. Fred’s first job was at Conic Data Systems. An associate in the Test Equipment Lab told him of a job in …

Cynthia Faram, 2015 Silver Circle Inductee

Cynthia Faram’s love of television started when she graduated High School and went to work for a local station in Oklahoma City. After being hired as the Administrative Assistant to the News Director, curiosity got the better of her and she started going out with an old film camera and found it a great challenge. She then met her husband …

Thanks to Our Donors & Sponsors

We had a blast celebrating the Emmy’s in Palm Springs at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage.       Thanks to everyone who attended and supported our event including our silent auction and gift bag donors. Silent Auction Donor’s: Alvarado Institute of Skincare Broadway San Diego Chef Richard Blais Comic-Con International Crust Pizzeria Cygnet …

July Online Judging Opportunity

Earn judging rewards to use towards membership dues and entry fees Judging for Mid-America Chapter We have an online Emmy® judging opportunity this month to judge the Mid-America Chapter, in English categories.  When you submit your Emmy® Entry, you are agreeing to judge other chapters’ entries.  Without this reciprocity, there would be no Emmy® Awards.  Judges will receive one judging reward per panel …