Norwood Community Media is staffed by industry professionals who also mostly happen to be Norwood residents and graduates of Norwood Public schools! Below you’ll find biographies for the current NCM staff.
Executive Director: Jack TolmanJack Tolman, Executive Director, has 25 years experience in the video production industry. In addition to his part-time position as Norwood Community Media’s Executive Director, he has been the Director of TV/Video Services for the Norwood School Department since 1991. This combination is a perfect fit that allows for the continued success of the NCM/School Department relationship. Jack was NPA-TV’s first hire in 2004 and has built up a station and staff that prides itself on quality programming for the town of Norwood. In 2011 Jack managed the design and construction of the new NCM studios located in the new Norwood High School. Jack has produced several long form programs for broadcast including “The Richie Hebner Story”, a documentary on WWII pilot Colonel George T. Lee and “Sports Slants – The Frank Wall Story”. Jack is a graduate of Norwood High School, Dean Junior College and Loyola University of New Orleans. He has worked for Cramer Productions, the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots and the Boston Celtics. Contact Jack at 781-551-0338 or email@example.com
Station Manager: Meghan CorbettMeghan is a 2007 graduate of Framingham State College with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. After completing her internship at NECN she was hired by Norwood Community Media in March of 2008. Meghan is responsible for working with Public Access Producers to coordinate, schedule and broadcast their programs as well as teach classes and work on an individual basis with Public Access users. In September 2010 Meghan created the widely popular middle school program NCM Youth Video Club. In addition, Meghan manages the website, creates the schedule for the Town Channel, and handles the social media sites. Meghan has also produced and covered the Matt Brown Galas, Norwood Day, The Last Hurrah and Dancing with the Norwood Stars. As a graduate of Norwood High School Class of 2003, Meghan is very excited to be a part of the success of NCM and is looking forward to what the future holds. Contact Meghan at 781-551-0338 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Manager: Sarah SullivanSarah joined Norwood Community Media in June 2006. As the part time business manager of Norwood Community Media Sarah’s responsibilities include the financial and human resource administration of the office. Sarah works alongside the Executive Director and Station Manager to establish the annual budget and offer business insight in the strategic direction of NCM. In her free time, she is an active participant in Norwood Town Government and Treasurer of the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States, a non profit organization supporting women with Turner Syndrome and their families. Sarah is a graduate of Boston College and earned a Masters of Business Administration from Babson College. Contact Sarah at 781-551-0338 or email@example.com
News Director: Mike MaloofMike is a Norwood resident and NHS alumni (2007). Mike graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications in 2011. After graduating, Mike went on to intern with Major League Lacrosse in the production department and was hired by Norwood Community Media in November of 2011. Mike, along with Co-Staff Producer Kim Pincus, handle the day to day programming of the NCM channels. Mike is also responsible for the documentary of the NHS Boys Hockey team and their trip to Fenway Park entitled, Behind the Glass: Road to Fenway. Mike has also been on crew for various sporting events such as Boys/Girls Hockey, Basketball, Lacrosse, Youth Lacrosse, Soccer, and Little League. He is also part of the team that covers the different government meetings such as Town Meeting, Board of Selectmen, and School Committee. Being a Norwood High School Graduate, and going through the NHS TV program, Mike enjoys working back at NHS and having the close connection between NCM and NHS. Contact Mike at 781–708–5378 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Promotions Coordinator: Brian BoudreauBrian is a Norwood resident and 2011 graduate of Norwood High School and NHS-TV program. Brian previously worked as a part-time producer since 2009 for NCM. Before working full-time for NCM, Brian was working as an office administrator. His administrative and communication skills have been put to great use since joining the full-time staff. As Promotions Coordinator, he is responsible for the daily social media updates and overall promotion of NCM. Brian also works closely with the News Director to promote and help with the production of NCM’s weekly newscast “Norwood News”, working both in front of and behind the camera. Brian is also responsible for the organization and execution of the PEG Access content schedules. Brian has also been on crew for various events around town such as Dancing with the Norwood Stars, Town Meeting & Election Night. While Brian’s passion is video production, in his free time he enjoys photography, traveling, and listening to vinyl records. Brian is very excited to be a part of the full-time team at NCM and plans to bring his very best to the table. Contact Brian at 781-551-0338 or email@example.com
Staff Producer: Brian DunnBrian is a 2014 graduate of Norwood High School and went on to pursue a communications degree at the University of New Hampshire in 2018. Brian started as a part time freelancer for NCM in high school, working multiple sporting events and government meetings. Along with day-to-day duties as a full time staff producer, Brian is our sports producer for our weekly newscast, Norwood News, and is a primary contact and producer for sporting events around Norwood. Brian did lots of work at UNH for the UNH Wildcat Productions team, producing games for the athletic department. Brian has had the incredibly opportunity to broadcast for ESPN3, as play by play and color commentator, and work as a technical director for in-arena entertainment during UNH hockey games. Brian started full time at NCM as a staff producer in October of 2018 and is excited to return back to where it all started for him and use his knowledge and college experience to help elevate NCM’s programming. Contact Brian at 781-801-3270 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Producer: Erin CrowleyErin joined Norwood Community Media in 2012 as a part-time producer in high school. Her roles at NCM have transitioned and grown over the years, and now she contributes to the weekly editions of Norwood News, conducts interviews for Norwood Digest, delivers news reports, and hosts NCM programming regularly. Most simply: she is a storyteller, committed to being a “human first.” Erin also leads the youth education programs at NCM: “Youth Video Club” and “Lights, Camera, Summer!” In July and August of 2018, with the help of her assistant teachers, she taught 120 middle school students how to write and report news packages and stories, and how to produce a 15-minute newscast. Erin is a senior at Emerson College in Boston, where she is excited to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism in May of 2019! Her most notable achievements at Emerson include reporting the 2016 presidential election live from NYC, executive producing the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards show special from LA, and reporting the RTDNA/SPJ Excellence in Journalism convention in Baltimore. She also completed internships with NCM, WHDH-Boston, and Seacrest Studios. In her free time, Erin explores creative photography, watches movies, visits Cape Cod, and listens to music. She enjoys working at NHS and remaining part of the Norwood community where she was raised! Contact Erin at 781-551-0338 or email@example.com
Producer: Joe Meehan
Joe is a Norwood resident and 2010 graduate of Norwood High School and the NHS-TV program. Joe went on to Westfield State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications in 2014. While at Westfield he was the voice of Westfield State athletics, hosted a weekly University news show, and interned in Media Relations with the Boston Celtics. It was during this time that Joe began working part-time for NCM.
As a part-time employee, Joe fills many roles for NCM. This includes covering numerous meetings throughout the town, such as the School Committee, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Planning Board. He also assists with athletic productions, both on and off camera, and contributes to the filming of Town Meeting. His work also includes co-hosting the award-winning monthly “Sports Extra” show with Mark Hoover. Joe loves having the opportunity to continue to work with the NCM team that first sparked his interest in working in television!
Producer: Michael O’Donnell
Michael is a 2014 graduate of Norwood High School and a 2017 graduate of Westfield State University with a bachelor’s degree in communications and a minor in film studies. Michael started as a freelancer for NCM in high school, working multiple sporting events, government meetings, and Summer and Winter concerts. During college, Michael worked in the sports information office at Westfield State University Athletics as the lead cameraman for the web stream broadcast ofsporting events. Michael had the opportunity to broadcast the Westfield Women’s Basketball team in the NCAA tournament. He also completed an internship with New England Sports Network as a Broadcast Associate for Red Sox Remote Production. Currently, Michael is one of the lead producers for government meetings at NCM. Michael assists in sports productions, produces segments for Norwood News, films concerts and produces local events held in Norwood.
Please Contact Norwood Community Media with any questions you might have about Public Access Television or producing your own show on Norwood Community Media.