TelePrompter Acceditation Group

Advisory Panel


Larry Blase. Larry Blase - Instructor/Producer/Director/Emmy Judge

Television Producer/Director and National Emmy Judge for over 25 years. His vast experience involves working with and Directing News Anchors and Reporters as well as Reality Show Talent using Teleprompter. Some of the highlights of Larry’s years include Executive Producer of CNN News, Producer/Director of Trading Spaces (from the outset of the show), News Producer at WAGA-TV Atlanta (Fox News), Writer/Producer of Headline News and Programming Consultant for TV2-Denmark. 

Besides acting as an Emmy Judge, Larry is currently an Adjunct Professor at Reinhart College School of Communication Arts.

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Suzan Satterfield. Suzan Satterfield - Producer/Director/Southeastern Emmy Judge

President and Co-owner of Salt Run Productions and Managing Partner, of Picture Window Productions, joined TAG’s Advisory Panel in December of 2009. Suzan has been such an integral part of the Atlanta film community for so long she literally needs no introduction.

She has run her own company (Salt Run Productions) since 1989, shared the prestigious national “American Women In Radio and Television Award” with co-writer, Diane Brunet, served on numerous industry boards, including President of Women In Film & Television/Atlanta and was appointed by Governor Roy Barnes to the Georgia Film & Video Advisory Board, on which she served for two years.

 Suzan is busy creating, writing and executive producing numerous nationally known television series’ such as “The Natural South” which garnered fifteen Telly awards and four Emmy nominations and in partnership with Kinesis Productions which formed Picture Window Productions, LLC. She is also producing “Fresh From the Orchard” and “Ground Breakers” , currently in its 13th season on HGTV. “Ground Breakers,” a major landscaping makeover show, is shot in Atlanta and Orlando, and has an accompanying online series.

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Lisa Bilek. Lisa Bilek - Line Producer

Lisa is a Line Producer for Film and Television including Commercial Advertising, Music Videos, Short Films and TV series joined TAG’s Advisory Panel in January of 2010. She has worked in the film and video industry for over 19 years specializing in Production Management: booking crews and equipment; coordinating talent, production and post schedules; creating bids for jobs, managing production expenses and budgets, including purchase orders, payroll, location & talent releases and effectively meeting client’s/director’s needs and objectives.

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Sandi Winslow. Sandi Winslow - Teleprompter Supervisor at Turner Broadcasting

Sandi is the Teleprompter Supervisor at Turner Broadcasting and joined TAG’s Advisory Panel in September of 2009. Sandi Winslow was the very first Teleprompter Operator to be hired at Turner Broadcasting back in the early 1990’s. Before that time, freelancers were brought in occasionally, but as TBS began to grow, the need for a full time Teleprompter Operator was apparent and Sandi stepped in!

Sandi went full speed ahead in this premiere position, not only operating the teleprompting software but also rigging the equipment, researching the best software available for Turner studios and dealing directly with the Teleprompter suppliers so that Turner would have the best teleprompter technology in the world. Sandi oversees all of the Teleprompters and operating systems at Turner Studios and is the liason between the producers, Talent and freelancers using Teleprompters. Sandi has worked with the best Talent in the Country for over 15 years and really knows what superior Teleprompter Talent looks like.

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Diane Hawkins-Cox. Diane Hawkins-Cox - is the founder of FixYourWords.com

Diane has a comprehensive copyediting service focused on small business and web communications, but available for all copyediting and writing needs. Diane is also an Emmy Award-winning producer, copy editor, and writer. One of CNN’s original employees, she worked at the ground-breaking news network for 28 ½ years, first as a copy editor in the newsroom then as a producer of environment, science and technology coverage. She produced the magazine programs Earth Matters, CNNdotCOM, and NEXT@CNN. Additionally, Diane serves on the Board of Trustees of the Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources. She also teaches writing skills in the Literacy Action adult literacy program, and plays flute and piccolo in two bands, including the Georgia State Defense Force Band, where she serves as a corporal.

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Craig Miller. Craig Miller - Filmmaker and founder of Craig Miller Productions

Respected filmmaker and founder of Craig Miller Productions, Craig Miller has produced award-winning productions for an extensive list of Fortune 500 clientele. Craig's long-term relationships with companies like The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, UPS, Pergo, McDonald's, Novelis, The U.S. Army, and The Weather Channel are a testament to the company's creative and technical capabilities.

In 2002, Craig opened C Pictures, a commercial production company, to meet the growing need for spot production in Atlanta. Craig is currently the Vice President of the Southeast Chapter of the Association for Independent Commercial Producers (AICP). He has served on the executive board of the Georgia Production Partnership for the past six years and is a past member of the National Board of Directors of AICP and the Governor’s Film Advisory Board. Craig's renowned film, "One Day in Search of the South," developed for the Welcome South Visitors Center, was recognized by the Southeast Tourism Society as "the most comprehensive picture of Southern living on record today".

Craig met Lauri Plesco Ross when she was 21 years old and he still puts up with her. ;-)

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Jodi Marks.
Jodi Marks - Instructor/Television Host

Jodi Marks, Television Host, joined TAG’s Advisory Panel in October 2009. With her vast knowledge of construction and a theatre background, Jodi embraced a niche in the television industry hosting home improvement shows and demonstrating construction processes. After beginning her career in television with HGTV’s well known show Fix It Up! she later branched out to Turner South’s Southern Home by Design, TBS’s The Man Made Movie and in the summer of 2004, Jodi was asked by Lowe’s Home Improvement to join them in celebrating their grand openings nationwide through personal appearances and how-to clinics.

In addition to hosting home improvement shows, Jodi is an entrepreneur extraordinaire… Jodi and co-host, Paul Wilson, collaborated in 2007 to create The Tile Doctor series. Available online and in select home improvement stores nationwide, these videos teach just about every facet of tiling for your home. Jodi also co-authored a home improvement book that tackles basic and intermediate projects encountered by homeowners with Steve Schultz.

In 2008, Jodi joined Today Homeowner with Danny Lipford where she hosts the “Best New Products” segment and appears on camera with Danny in other areas of the show.

Jodi is a master at demonstrating products, performing and using multiple Teleprompters flawlessly. Be sure to check out her website, www.jodimarks.com to see what Jodi’s up to next!


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