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Joan Cartan-Hansen

Trustee, Northwest Regional Chapter Joan Cartan-Hansen started as a reporter for KIDK-TV in 1983. Since 1988, she has been a producer/reporter/writer for Idaho Public Television. Joan is the lead producer/host for “Science Trek” and “Idaho Science Journal.”  In addition, she is a producer/reporter/writer for “Outdoor Idaho.” She also writes and produces a number of documentaries…

Nancy Cox

Trustee, Ohio Valley Regional Chapter Nancy Cox is a four-time Emmy Award winning news anchor and reporter.  She has also received a regional Edward R. Murrow and multiple Kentucky Associated Press awards. Nancy is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Western Kentucky University.  After serving a year as Miss Kentucky and competing in the Miss…

Roy Flynn

Trustee, Ohio Valley Regional Chapter Roy Flynn is an instructor of Electronic and Digital Media at the University of Dayton.  In the past, he has served the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as a Board of Governor, Chapter President and National Trustee.  Roy is a six time Ohio…

Steve Warren

Trustee, Lower Great Lakes Regional Chapter Steve Warren is the Director of Operations for Fox Sports Ohio / Sportstime Ohio, based in Cleveland, a position he has held since 2014, shortly after Fox Sports acquired SportsTime Ohio in 2012.  In this position, he oversees the studio facilities in Cleveland and Cincinnati, the facilities and crews…

John Stealey

Trustee, Lower Great Lakes Regional Chapter ohn Stealey is the currently serving as the president of NATAS’ Lower Great Lakes Chapter,  John has served on the Board of Governors since 2012. John began his television careen in Los Angeles as a producer / director with NASA at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.  While at NASA he…

Roger Vertrees

Trustee, Lonestar Regional Chapter Creative Services DirectorKDAF-TV, CW33 Roger Vertrees is a 35 year veteran of the broadcast television industry and currently the Creative Services Director at KDAF-TV, Tribune Broadcasting’s CW affiliate in Dallas/Fort Worth. Mr. Vertrees has been in this position since 1998 and is responsible for the promotion and marketing of the station’s…

Phyllis Slocum

Trustee, Lonestar Regional chapter Principal Lecturer, Media ArtsStation Manager, NTTVFaculty Advisor, Converged Broadcast Media and Media ArtsInternship Coordinator, Media Arts Phyllis Slocum joined the University of North Texas in the fall of 2002 after a long career in the broadcast industry.   At UNT she teaches a number of upper level courses including Television News Producing;…

Allen Morris

Trustee, Lonestar Regional Chapter Allen Morris is an independent producer/director, whose career began as a child providing voices and operating puppets on “THROUGH MAGIC DOORWAYS,” a children’s educational television program.  In college, he produced and directed “A JOURNEY THROUGH CHRISTMAS,” an hour-long television special examining the Christmas customs celebrated throughout the world. Early in his…

Misty Montano

Trustee, Heartland Regional Chapter Misty Montano is the Digital Content Manager for 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado. She is an Emmy award winning journalist who supports and teaches others to use and develop social media communities. Since 2009 she has successfully integrated journalism with social media to provide information where and how people want to get…

Blaine Howerton

Trustee, Heartland Regional Chapter Blaine Howerton is an award winning program creator and producer and news photojournalist. His mission is to produce compelling stories, and to provide a vehicle for award winning production. How he’s gone about achieving this mission has taken many forms over the years. From his beginnings as a news stringer covering…