David Cook - TV Operations Manager - email@example.com - 727-588-6402
David oversees the management and development of Pinellas County Schools’ television station and is the executive producer for all locally produced educational programming. David joined WPDS-TV14 in July 2005, after spending 21 ½ years at WFLA-TV-Newschannel 8. David was the executive sports producer at WFLA, in charge of the day to day operation of the multi-media sports division. David has won four Emmy awards for local sports coverage, in addition to numerous national awards for Super Bowl, Olympics and other major sporting event specials.
Shawn Briggs – Broadcast Technician/ Master Control Operator - firstname.lastname@example.org- (727) 588-6000 Ext. 1435 Shawn joined the team in 2003 after spending four years working in the Electronics Technology field. Shawn is responsible for all technical aspects of WPDS-TV 14, including the daily programming of all three of WPDS-TV's channels.
Larry Osterman-Producer - email@example.com - 727-588-6393
Larry is the producer of Digital Learning and supports a variety of locally produced educational programs for WPDS-TV14. Additionally he video tapes and edits projects as assigned. He joined the staff in November 1998 following a 38 year career in commercial radio and television sports broadcasting. Included in his background is a 25 year play-by-play career with the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins television networks. His work experience includes football, basketball, boxing and hockey assignments for CBS Radio, NBC television, ESPN and the University of Florida football television network. Larry’s work has been cited for excellence by the Michigan Associated Press, Detroit Emmy’s and Florida SUNSPRA. He has been published by The Sporting News, is a past member of the Western Michigan University Foundation Board of Directors and past president of the Mid-American Conference News Media Association.