FMC Connection Day Faculty

Fair Media Council Connection Day 2012 faculty included the best and the brightest news professionals, scholars, social media experts, public relations and communication professionals and community leaders from the New York metro area:

  • Stewart Ain, Writer, New York Jewish Week
  • Eric Alexander, Executive Director, Vision Long Island
  • Dell Alann, Assignment Manager, FiOS1 News
  • Jerry Allocca, Founder, CORE Interactive Marketing
  • Linda Armyn, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Bethpage Federal Credit Union
  • Dan Beck, Owner, Dan Beck Enterprises Artist Management/Marketing
  • Joe Benty, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Chernoff Diamond
  • Tim Bolger, News & Web Editor, Long Island Press
  • Joye Brown, Columnist, Newsday
  • Dr. Martin Cantor, Director, Long Island Center for Socio-Economic Policy
  • Karin M. Caro, CEO, BluChip Marketing
  • Greg Cergol, Long Island Reporter, WNBC-TV
  • Jonathan Clark, Assistant News Director, WCBS-880 News Radio
  • Heather Dworkin-Bucciano, Station Manager, WLIE-540 AM
  • Christopher Collora, Reporter, Patch.com
  • Matthew Colson, Executive Director of Alumni Relations, Stony Brook University
  • William Corbett Jr., President, Corbett Public Relations
  • Phil Corsentino, News Director, FiOS1 News
  • Michael Dawidziak, Political Consultant & Strategist, Founder, Strategic-Planning.com
  • John Doyle, Director of Technology & Communications, Alure Home Improvements, Inc.
  • Donna Drake, Host, Live It Up!
  • Josh Einiger, Reporter, WABC-TV
  • Frank Emmanuele, Content Strategist, Likeable Media
  • Peter Facini, Executive Producer, “Good Day New York,” Fox 5
  • Mark Fasciano, Managing Director, Canrock Ventures
  • Victor Fusco, Esq., Managing Partner, Fusco, Brandenstein & Rada, P.C., Host, Labor Lines Radio Talk Show WGBB-1240 AM, WJVC- 96.1 FM and WWRL-1600 AM
  • Karen Garvey, Professional Coach, The Answers Unlimited
  • Steven Greenberg, News Host, WCBS Radio, “Your Next Job”
  • Noah Gurock, Web & News Enterprise Manager, WWOR/my9
  • Ethan Harp, Segment Producer, MSNBC
  • Michael Harrison, Workforce Development Institute, Communications & Government Relations Consultant, Former Long Island Regional Director, NY Governor’s Office
  • Jamie Herzlich, Small Business Columnist
  • Kevin Kelly, Chief Creative Operative, BigBuzz Marketing
  • Richard Kessel, Energy Consultant
  • Michael Kinane, Special Assistant to the President, SUNY College at Old Westbury
  • James N. Kinney, Partner, WeiserMazars LLP, Chair, Board of Directors, Fair Media Council
  • Arthur “Jerry” Kremer Esq, Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.
  • Ken Kroncke, Advertising Director, Long Island Business News
  • Charles Lane, Reporter, WSHU Public Radio
  • John Leboutillier, Host, Campaign Insiders, FOX News Channel
  • Ron Lee, Reporter, FiOS1 News
  • Robert Levin, Chief Executive Officer & Publisher, The New York Enterprise Report
  • Steve Levy, President & Founder, Common Sense Strategies LLC, Former County Executive, County of Suffolk
  • Frank MacKay, Chair of the Independence Party, New York State, Host, Turning Point, Radio/TV Program
  • Anthony Manetta, CEO & Executive Director, Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency
  • Professor Sandra Mardenfeld, Assistant Professor/Director of Journalism Program, Long Island University
  • Donna   Martini, Lead Ambassador to Wellness for Nassau County, Wellness & Activist Coach, Writer & Author, DM Enterprises LLC
  • Diane Masciale, Executive Producer, WLIW/WNET
  • Ben Mevorach, News & Programming Director, 1010WINS
  • Jason Molinet, Regional Editor, Patch.com
  • Jed Morey, Publisher, Long Island Press
  • Professor Jeffrey Morosoff, Assistant Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations, School of Communication, Hofstra University
  • John Murcott, Founder & President, Karma411
  • Lindsey Myers, Account Supervisor and Social Media Officer Metro Restaurant Marketing, WordHampton Public Relations
  • Professor David Naylor, Briarcliffe College
  • Barbara Nevins-Taylor, Investigative Reporter, Consumermojo.com
  • David North, Anchor/Reporter, WALK 97.5
  • Doug O’Neill, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Bethpage Federal Credit Union
  • Paule T. Pachter, Executive Director, Long Island Cares, Inc.-The Harry Chapin Food Bank
  • Kenny Plotnik, President, Plotnik Media Group, LLC, Former Vice President & News Director, WABC-TV
  • Dr. Jeffrey  Reynolds, Executive Director, Long Island Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence
  • Richard Rose, Long Island Bureau Chief, WLNY-TV
  • Desmond Ryan, Executive Director, Association for a Better Long Island
  • Debra Scala-Giokas, Director of Marketing, Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman LLP
  • Tim Scheld, Director of News & Programming, WCBS-880 News Radio
  • John Servidio, General Manager, WLIW/WNET/NJTV
  • Tom Shanahan, Government Relations & Communications, The Shanahan Group
  • Elliot Simmons, Sales Manager, WLNY-TV
  • Judy Smith-Bellem, Prinicipal, SMM Advertising
  • Naomi Starobin, News Director, WSHU Public Radio
  • Tom Suozzi, Of Counsel, Harris Beach PLLC, Former County Executive, County of Nassau, Senior Advisor, Lazard
  • Stacey Sweet, Executive Producer, Life Is Sweet TV
  • Donna Vaughan, News Director, WALK 97.5 FM
  • David Winzelberg, Reporter, Long Island Business News
  • Mike Xirinachs, Long Island Bureau Chief, WCBS-880 News Radio
  • Craig Yaris, Chief Social Marketer, EsquireTech Solutions