Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2016’

Silver Circle Inductee Joe Riddle

Joe Riddle Joe grew up in San Diego and in 1978, went to work in radio as a News Director and DJ in Yuma, Arizona. From there it was stints in Palm Springs and then Bakersfield. In 1986, he made the switch to television… on a dare. A co-worker at the radio station, where Joe was Program Director, challenged him to try out for a weekend weather/reporter position at KERO-TV. He got the job, but it was when he filled

Silver Circle Inductee Germán Andrés

Germán Andrés A native of Manizales, Colombia, Germán Andrés started his broadcasting career in 1988 at age 14. His first job was as a camera operator assistant to his brother, who worked for a national network newscast in Colombia. In college, Andrés studied Graphic – Advertising Design, which led in 1996 to a job as an editor for UNC Noticias, a regional news station. Two years later, he migrated to the United States, working in Panther Productions, a Martial Arts

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Silver Circle Inductee Paul Rudy

Congratulations to 2016 Silver Circle inductee Paul Rudy. Born and raised in Bloomington, Minnesota, young Paul Rudy was a professional tennis instructor who one afternoon gave a tennis lesson to the News Director at WKOW-TV of Madison Wisconsin.  That 30-minute lesson turned into a 32 year television career. After bluffing his way through an interview, Rudy was hired as a news photographer, but when the video on his first assignment turned out a frightening shade of blue, Rudy was demoted

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Silver Circle Inductee Darcey Gulen

Congratulations to 2016 Silver Circle inductee Darcey Gulen. Darcey Gulen is NBC 7 San Diego’s longest tenured employee at 42 years. During this time, she’s shepherded and nurtured more television careers behind the scenes than probably anyone in town. Gulem started out as secretary to the business manager at the station when it was Storer Broadcasting and Company. Before that, she worked with the San Diego Padres. The cornerstone of the station, Gulen has been through two station moves, more

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Silver Circle Inductee Margaret Radford

Silver Circle Inductee Margaret Radford   Twist of fate? Destiny? Zigged when she should have zagged? Call it what you will… Margaret Radford became a journalist because her sister was too scared to meet the local TV anchorman who was to interview her for the job as evening receptionist. It was a summer job that didn’t pay very much but Margaret needed the job because she was working her way through college. She thought her destiny was to become a

2016 Emmy Recipients List

Congratulations to all the recipients of the 2016 NATAS-PSW Emmy Awards and Student Achievements. Here’s the full list of 2016 Emmy Recipients.