Mountain Lake PBS welcomes new directors in Production and Underwriting

Plattsburgh, NY – 04/15/2015 – Mountain Lake PBS is pleased to welcome Bill McColgan as Director of Production and Content, and Beth Davis as Director of Underwriting and Event Sales.

Bill McColgan comes to Mountain Lake PBS with more than twenty-five years experience in media in production management and front-line experience in broadcast news. Most recently, he served as the Executive Director of a nonprofit community media center, Access Framingham, in Framingham, Massachusetts, successfully leading the rebranding of the organization, creation of new local programs, and increasing membership and fundraising activities. Prior to his work at Access Framingham, McColgan worked as Executive Producer and Director of Programming Development for The Comcast Network, serving the Eastern Seaboard, and as Director of News and Public Affairs for AT&T Broadband.

Erik Nycklemoe, President and CEO of Mountain Lake PBS says “We’re thrilled to have someone with Bill’s background and depth of experience engaging communities through original production and content. The partnerships he’s made in the past are exactly the type this station hopes to foster.”

Beth Davis brings twenty-five years of sales and sales management experience to Mountain Lake PBS. Davis has served as a National Sales Trainer with TransWestern Publishing, and has conducted sales training for regional media outlets including Adirondack Life Magazine and Mountain Lake PBS.Previously, Davis served as the Public Relations Coordinator at the Advocacy Resource Center, working in fundraising, and event planning and sales. Davis is the Vice President of the Adirondack Planned Giving Society and is a past board member of the AuSable Valley Central School Board and the CV-Tech Board of Directors.

“Beth brings a wealth of experience in sales management and event experience to our organization. Her deep knowledge and connection to the North Country is impressive and will help Mountain Lake PBS secure our role as public service institution,” says Nycklemoe.