Weston Media Center

About Us

Mission Statement

Weston Media Center is a non-profit public access community organization dedicated to connecting town residents to their community. Our mission is to provide informative, educational, and entertaining content via our cable television, streaming services, and social media platforms.

Vision Statement

It is our vision to be the multi-media hub of Weston. We will offer a space for residents to explore their creativity through audio and video technology. We want to foster an environment which encourages community involvement in several aspects of our operation, such as producing original content, volunteer opportunities, and internship programs.

Meet Our Team

Nathan Suher, Executive Director

Nathan has been employed with the Weston Media Center since 2013 when he started out as the Technical Director. Over his years of service he has worked endlessly in helping improve the quality of our programming. Nathan has worked in the entertainment industry for 20 years as a professional filmmaker, event videographer, and director of commercial and corporate videos.

Alanna Muldoon

Since joining Weston Media in January 2010 Alanna has been assisting in a multitude of ways in creating and maintaining this valuable town resource.

Betsy Gescheider, Producer

Betsy arrived at Weston Media in 2011 after 40 years of work on behalf of young children. As a videographer and editor at the station, she’s learned to love all things Weston by producing and editing shows on various school events, on music, and on the history of the town.

Jim Tremble, Regional Communications Technician

Jim Tremble is one of our most treasured staff members. Jim commits himself to filming countless government meetings!

David Fox, Producer

David Fox has worked in and around the Afghan media sector since January 2013, serving as the Media Relations Manager at the American University of Afghanistan and in senior management positions at GroupOne Media. In January 2015, David founded Afghanistan Monitoring & Research, which goes by the trade name AMR Group. AMR provides a range of marketing and communications support services, to include monitoring advertising on Afghan television and radio, production of photo and video content, market research, and website development. David has also served as a consultant for the International Trade Centre and is a leading researcher on the Afghan startup ecosystem. David was evacuated from Kabul in August 2021 and is now a full-time resident of Weston working part-time in support of the Weston Media Center.

Contact us about how you can become part of the Weston Media Center team. We are always looking for people interested in becoming a part of our team as a story producer, volunteer, or intern.

Board Members

Co-Chairs

David Graves

David Graves started his media career in radio, working at stations WBZ, Boston, KDKA, Pittsburgh, WIND, Chicago and KFWB, Los Angeles, where he was VP/General Manager. Then at TV production company Group W Productions, he was involved in shows such as This Evening and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In the early 90’s, he joined Reuters, eventually rising to President, Global Media. In 2000, he moved to Yahoo! as Senior Vice President, Media, supervising Yahoo!’s News, Finance and Sports properties. Following that, he consulted for Google, The New York Times, Nasdaq, and many others.

Nicole Mordecai

Nicole Mordecai is a photographer based in Weston, MA. She creates art photography including images of reflections and nature. She often uses special effects to create otherworldly images. In addition to art photography, Nicole works with clients to document community events, create images for their online presence, or capture candid family, pet, and sports photos. She teaches basic photography skills, tabletop studio photography, photo editing, and creative iPhone photography. For more details, visit her website at CreateWithPhotos.com. Prior to taking up photography, Nicole had a long career in the software industry and was awarded 7 US patents.

Directors

Joel Angiolillo, Treasurer

Joel joined the Weston Media Center (WMC) board in 2017. He learned about, and became interested in, the WMC as a member of three related committees and boards: the Weston Public Library (WPL) Board of Trustees, which first mapped out the relationship between the WMC and the WPL in 2014; the Weston Art and Innovation Center (AIC), an initiative of the Weston Public Library and “landlord” of the WMC; and the Cable Advisory Committee which has oversight for Weston’s contracts with the cable companies, the source of revenue for the WMC. All four groups have a common goal: Helping residents build an active, engaged, and informed Weston.

David Sabot

David joined the Weston Media Center Board in 2018. David started as an intern while in high school in 2015, and eventually worked his way to becoming a producer. Spending summers working at the Weston Media Center was such a positive and informative experience, that once David left for College he wanted to remain involved. The Board gives him the opportunity to give back and ensure that others in Weston also have access to this great community resource.

Outside of the Weston Media Center, David is an active filmmaker, working on projects for Netflix and Apple TV as well as pursuing personal projects.

David has been pursuing a BA in film at Emerson College and Harvard College. He has lived in Weston since he was born and attended The Cambridge School of Weston.

Jonathan Schwartz

Schwartz produces and directs public television primarily on environmental, indigenous rights and public health themes. With a penchant for technical excellence and musicality in production, Schwartz has often served as both the creative and technical director on projects. He holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University and is a proud Weston Dad. Having served in leadership positions on other non-profits, he hopes to be part of the growth and evolution of the Weston Media Center.

Susan Remkiewicz

Susan brings a wealth of marketing and media sales experience to the board. Currently an Account Manager at WCVB, Channel 5, Susan has held positions in Local and National sales management at WBZ Radio & Television, iHeart Media and public media powerhouse, WGBH. Susan and her husband Mark Clemons have resided in Weston for eight years.

Diane Sherlock

Diane Sherlock is an award-winning television producer and an accomplished communications and editorial director. With a strong background in journalism, Diane began her career as an on-air news reporter in commercial, public, and cable television before moving on to produce public affairs programming at such stations as WGBH and WCVB-TV. At Harvard, where Diane earned both her B.A. and her Ed.M., she was a development communications director and editor of two alumni magazines. Since 2009, Diane’s work has focused on the world of education, where she has served as editorial director of the National Center on Time and Learning, communications and recruitment director for Cambridge School Volunteers, and a consultant to Emerson College, the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, specializing in the creation of “case studies.” Today, Diane works independently, helping
to advance nonprofits and grassroots democratic initiatives through the effective use of media. She is the co-author of a cookbook published by Doubleday and also a certified courtroom mediator.

A Southside resident since 1985, Diane has enjoyed raising her family in Weston and having opportunities to contribute to the dynamic life of our town. As co-chair of the Weston Cultural Council, Diane collaborated with Weston Media Center to create video pieces that showcased the work of WCC grant recipients. Diane also co-produced and hosted The Local Focus, in the studios of LexMedia, a regular cable television program that featured noteworthy stories from Weston and seven other Metrowest municipalities.

Alex Muzila, High School Liaison

Alex joined the Weston Media Center in 2021, serving as the board’s first Student Ambassador. This year-long position was created to foster a greater connection between the Weston Media Center and the Weston High School, where Alex is currently studying as a senior. As an engaged member of the arts community at Weston High school, currently one of three Tri-presidents of the WHS Theater Company and the President of two of the school’s a capella singing groups. Alex strives to link student visual, performing, and literary media groups to the Weston Media Center in order to expand the representation of both across Weston communities. Alex plans to study Film and Television Production at New York University next fall.

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