Karl Stoll is a producer with more than 20 years of television experience. Currently, Karl is producing a 3 Roads documentary on adventure pilot Gus McLeod and his ongoing pole to pole flight in a single-engine experimental aircraft. Karl is also scripting Unspoiled Planet, a wildlife series for foreign distribution and assisting with production planning for a new PBS series, The Meaning of the 21st Century. During his career, Karl has produced hundreds of hours of live call-in newstalk TV programs featuring many high-profile and powerful people. In addition, Karl has worked on numerous TV commercials, interactive video training programs, distance learning programs, teleconferences, newscasts, and public affairs programs. He has particular experience starting up new TV operations. In the late 1980’s, Karl assisted with the construction of two new TV stations in North Carolina, one of them as a licensee. Through his work with a national trade association for broadcasters and a large national law firm, Karl gained valuable experience in media relations, publishing and marketing. Karl is a graduate of James Madison University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications Arts
Russ Hodge is an Emmy™ Award winning Executive Producer with fifteen years experience at HBO, PBS, NBC, CNBC, Fox and Comedy Central. Currently, Mr. Hodge is the Creator and Executive Producer of the Frontiers of Medicine program which is seen on more than 130 PBS stations nationally. He is also the Creator and Executive Producer of the Legends of Airpower which debuts on PBS in the 3rd quarter of 2000.
As a television consultant, Mr. Hodge has played pivotal roles in the creation and production of Comedy Central’s “Politically Incorrect” program and Fox-TV’s “Fox News Sunday with Tony Snow.” Before launching 3 Roads Communications, Inc., Mr. Hodge created and Executive Produced CNBC’s “McLaughlin” program, with John McLaughlin, and Fox-TV’s “Off the Record.” The shows, which debuted within a year of each other, brought Mr. Hodge more than a dozen Emmy™ and Ace™ Award nominations.
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Josh Brooks worked in radio for more than 30 years, first as a deejay and producer, and later as a marketing executive. In the late 60’s, his Spiritus Cheese program pioneered the format at Washington, DC’s legendary free-form station, WHFS. More recently, prior to joining the 3 Roads team in 2001, he was Sales Manager at WAFY in Frederick, MD. Josh has been an active member of the Carroll Creek Rotary Club and former Treasurer of the Greater Frederick Advertising Federation.
James McGillin is an award winning producer/editor who has worked on shows including Philadelphia’s “FOX 10 O’Clock News” and the Philadelphia Eagles pre-game show, “Eagles Game Day Live”. As On-Air Promotions Manager at WYBE, a PBS station in Philadelphia, he wrote, produced and directed the interstitials for programming and community events. He has sold his fictional short films to PBS and has directed documentaries including “Hip-Hop: Defining the Culture” and “Ortlieb’s Tuesday Night Prayer Meeting” that was shown in the Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema.
Hilary Burke is the Producer of Legends of Airpower. She has received numerous accolades for her work at 3 Roads, including a 2002 Communicator Award of Distinction for Gift of Life, a documentary she produced and edited for South Carolina ETV. Hilary’s recent work includes video campaigns for The Technology Council of Maryland, Careerbuilder.com, Hecht Yes! For State Senate, and a Tire Safety Campaign for the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. Hilary holds a B.A. in Telecommunications from Penn State University, and before joining 3 Roads, she assisted in the production of documentaries for the PBS station WQLN.
Catherine Christman has been an executive in the worlds of Public Relations and journalism for almost 25 years. Among her many professional credentials, she has been head of public relations for WNBC-TV, the NBC flagship station in New York; head of public relations for Fox 5, the Fox flagship station in New York; and head of communications for a network of 11 public television and 8 public radio stations in South Carolina. In addition, as a freelance public relations specialist, she numbered Newsweek magazine among her clients. In the capacity of director of editorials for WNBC-TV, Christman received an Emmy nomination for her body of writing. In addition, she has produced the “McLaughlin Show” for CNBC; and worked as an editor at newspapers under the aegis of the Tribune Co. and Knight Ridder. Articles she has authored have appeared in numerous publications, including Men’s Health and First for Women. Christman received a B.A. magna cum laude from Hunter College. She resides in South Carolina with her husband. Between them, they have three grown daughters.
With more than 20 years of experience, Judy Miller offers a wide array of expertise and skills to address the full range of communications challenges. She is equally at home with media relations, marketing, special events, and materials development, as well as the building and maintenance of Web sites to support communications initiatives. During her career, Judy has managed communications and marketing operations in fields ranging from healthcare to publishing fundraising. She is a graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
Charles White has over 30 years experience in marketing and television programming with a particular expertise in the realm of public television. Charles’ career with SC Educational Television Network began when he worked as the Director of Ascertainment to assure all network programming was in compliance with federally mandated requirements with the FCC. Charles also served as the Associate Director for National Programming and Development with SC Educational Television Network developing and executing strategies to increase national corporate support of national public television projects. Recent highlights include PBS series such as World @ Large with David Gergen, Juggling Work and Family with Hedrick Smith, Enemies of War, and 3 Roads’ very own Legends of Airpower.
A recent graduate of Towson University, Jeremy Eccard has experience in all aspects of film/video production. Jeremy serves as Associate Producer, Editor and Cameraman on many of the projects that the 3 Roads team has been working on. Jeremy assisted in the production of the award-winning series Legends of Airpower, airing on PBS and the Discovery Wings cable channel. Jeremy’s skills include DVD authoring and design making a seamless transition from VHS to DVD production. Jeremy has created DVDs for the Legends of Airpower series, The Shapies, an animated children’s series now airing nationally on PBS, as well as DVDs for corporations including Johns Hopkins Genetic Public Policy Center, and The Society for Women’s Health Research. Jeremy also has experience in live event production for the Greater Frederick Advertising Federation 2004 Addy Awards and the Maryland Technology Council 2003 Frederick County Tech Awards. At college he won several awards in 2003 Towson University Student Media Arts Festival, including Best News Package.
Currently, Mike Yamrus is editing a wildlife series, Unspoiled Planet due for foreign distribution. Mike has assisted production on the award-winning television series, Legends of Airpower, airing on PBS and the Discovery Wings cable channel. Mike served as an Associate Producer, Cameraman and Editor for projects for the Frederick County Department of Aging and the Frederick Police Activities League (PAL). Mike has recently completed a contract with the United States Army. Mike also has experience in live event production for the Greater Frederick Advertising Federation 2004 Addy Awards and the Maryland Technology Council 2003 Frederick County Tech Awards. Mike majors in Visual Communications at Frederick Community College. While there, he produced, directed and edited Surgical Technology, an introduction to a career as a surgeon. Mike is also an accomplished musician, mechanic and photographer.
Lindsay Bennison graduated from the College of Charleston in May 2003 with a degree in Media Communications. She is currently working with 3 Roads on a variety of projects including the television series Legends of Airpower DVD production, the liven production of the 2004 Greater Frederick Advertising Federation 2004 Addy Awards and a contract with the United States Army.
Tom Johnson has been the Producer/Writer for more than 100 military/history documentaries for domestic and international broadcast. Former Vice President of Production for The Military Channel, Tom was also a Program Development Producer for Fox Television in Los Angeles.
Throughout his career as a distinguished and award-winning Director of Photography and photojournalist, Alan Heath has received international recognition for his significant accomplishments and extensive work in high-profile, international, humanitarian campaigns and social-issue-related documentary projects. Some of Alan’s broadcast credit include ABC, CBS, and NBC News, Fox News Sunday, BBC, ITN, UK Channel 4 with programs such as Somalia, A Paradise Destroyed, USAAF Return to England, and The Florida Burrowing Owl.