Our Team

Dave Scott

General Manager

Dave Scott attended West Bloomfield High School and Grand Valley State University. Dave started his professional career as a DJ. On air stints include legendary Detroit rock station's WLLZ, WRIF, and WCSX. Prior to the formation of Motown Digital, Dave was the Director of Digital Technology at CBS Radio/Detroit, Director of Web Hosting Services for Voyager Internet, based in Lansing, Michigan, and co-founder of Freeway Inc, a Northern Michigan based Internet access and web development company; this is where Dave first registered domains for a number of Michigan's top well known brands. In 2001, he founded the Michigan Talk Radio Network, which is now operated by WJR's parent company. He lives in Farmington Hills, Michigan and loves flying and boating. When not in the studio, he can generally be found on one of Michigan's spectacular great lakes or thousands of feet above enjoying the incredible beauty and splendor of our region.

×
Dave Scott

Dave Scott

General Manager

Liz Bussey

Business Manager

Liz has a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She has extensive experience working with companies to ensure accurate bookkeeping methods are used, in addition to implementing policies and procedure to ensure compliance with federal and state laws. Liz loves to read, garden and spend time with her family. Liz is happy to have found a home at Civic Center TV and is excited to embark on the great journey that it has led for her.

×
Liz Bussey

Liz Bussey

Business Manager

John Atwater

Associate General Manager

John has a B.A.S. in communication with a focus in broadcasting and multimedia from Oakland University.  He joins CCTV from Orion Neighborhood Television and has a passion for live production and broadcasting.  When he's not working, John loves bonfires and playing pond hockey with friends during the fall and winter, and water-skiing in the summer.

×
John Atwater

John Atwater

Associate General Manager

David Glaeser

Web Design/Production Team

David has a BFA in studio art with a concentration in graphic design from Michigan State University. With a passion for computers, design and cinema, David is incredibly excited to be a part of the team at Civic Center TV and is dedicated to learning all the different aspects of networking, broadcasting and video production. In his spare time, David enjoys hiking with his dog and playing guitar.

×
David Glaeser

David Glaeser

Web Design/Production Team

Tyler Kieft

Program Director

Tyler is a recent graduate of Michigan State University, where he majored in Media & Information with a specialization in Television, Cinema, and Radio Production. Tyler has a passion for screenwriting and fiction film, as well as documentary-style production. In his free time, Tyler enjoys spending time with his friends, playing basketball, and watching Spartan Football.

×
Tyler Kieft

Tyler Kieft

Program Director

Sheena Monnin

Reporter

Sheena has her Masters degree in Psychology and is a twice-published author of self-help books that have received acclaim with readers across the country. Sheena has appeared on CNN’s AC360, Inside Edition, Today Show, USA Today, Guardian, BBC, Buzz Feed, and many other media outlets. Sheena won the title of Miss Pennsylvania USA and competed at Miss USA 2012. An experienced on-camera personality, she is delighted to partner with Civic Center TV as the host of Sidewalk Talk and part-time reporter. 

×
Sheena Monnin

Sheena Monnin

Reporter

Janine Quon

Database Management/Production Team

Janine has an extensive background in cable television.She is excited to learn about the digital side of production. Her goal is to learn all the various layers of what makes Civic Center TV run. She loves crafts of all kinds and is learning to knit and crochet. You can find Janine assisting with remote productions and helping out with Civic Center TV’s weekly news update, she is a hard worker and a true definition of team player!

×
Janine Quon

Janine Quon

Database Management/Production Team

Larry Nilan

Production Team

Larry stumbled into the Civic Center Studios one blustery, winter morning, and has seemingly never left. After graduating from Michigan State University, Larry’s career took him down various occupational avenues, however recently, he’s come back to his true calling. When the film industry began burgeoning in Michigan, Larry worked on several local productions, including ABC’s Detroit 1-8-7. At Civic Center TV, Larry is honing his videography and editing techniques, as well as becoming a valuable member of the event production team. In his free time, Larry has vowed to accomplish two things this summer. Start playing the guitar he bought 27 months ago that sits idly on it’s stand. And, to finally give his cat a name. But as Larry likes to say, if Kitty only responds to the shaking of the bag of cat food, is a name really necessary?!  

×
Larry Nilan

Larry Nilan

Production Team

Andrea Petres

Production Team

Andrea has been working in television since senior year of high school. She is a Film and Video graduate of Grand Valley State University, and currently also freelances at FOX Sports Detroit. Though she has extensive experience in all aspects of production, her passions lie in post, focusing on editing and animation. When she’s not working, you can usually find her at concerts, Detroit Tigers games, or flying through the air on aerial silks and trapeze. 

×
Andrea Petres

Andrea Petres

Production Team

Brion Hayward

Production Team

Brion just recently graduated from Specs Howard School of Media Arts with a Digital Media Arts Diploma in December of 2016. Since the age of 13, he has always had a passion in videography, and enjoys most of his time shooting and editing videos. When he is not working on any projects, he enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music, and watching YouTube videos. He is excited to be apart of Civic Center TV, and to see what is in store for his future in the media arts industry. 

×
Brion Hayward

Brion Hayward

Production Team

Samana Sheikh

Reporter/Intern

Samana is a future graduate of Oakland University where she will receive a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. Samana is interested in a future career as a Television anchor on CNN or BBC. Samana hosts a radio broadcast called “5 seconds of Samana on WXOU 88.3 FM and works as an Admissions Ambassador at Oakland University.

×
Samana Sheikh

Samana Sheikh

Reporter/Intern

Premier Wiggins

Production Team/Intern

Premier is a recent graduate of Specs Howard School of Media Arts with a diploma in Digital Media Arts. From a very young age, Premier has been behind and in front of the camera, just having fun with family and friends. Around the age of 13 he fell in love with writing skits, and the production process behind them, and soon realized he wanted to be in the film industry. When Premier isn't working, he enjoys playing sports, going to the movies, and working on his personal YouTube channel. He's excited to begin his industry career with the Civic Center TV family.

×
Premier Wiggins

Premier Wiggins

Production Team/Intern

Evan Howe

Production Team

Evan is a native of the Metro-Detroit area but moved to Kalamazoo to attend Western Michigan University. After receiving a Bachelor’s in Marketing as well as a double minor in Business and Psychology, Evan was offered the opportunity to run the Audio Visual department at the Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites in downtown Kalamazoo, and decided to shift focus entirely to the rapidly growing tech industry. Evan enjoys spending time with his dogs, reading the news, and in the summer, swimming and kayaking.

×
Evan Howe

Evan Howe

Production Team

Ryan Younglove

Production Team

Ryan has a diploma in Digital Media Arts from the Specs Howard School of Media Arts. Ryan is an aspiring director and hopes to venture off into the film industry. In his free time he enjoys making short films and competing in film competitions.

×
Ryan Younglove

Ryan Younglove

Production Team

Jayme Starr

WBLD Lakes FM Programming Assistant/Intern

Jayme is very excited to join our WBLD family. She is currently a student at West Bloomfield High School. Her favorite class is Video Production. One day, Jayme would like to have her own talk show or radio show. Outside of being on the radio, Jayme enjoys dance, and anything that has to do with Disney. Make sure you check out Jayme on 89.3 WBLD Lakes FM.

×
Jayme Starr

Jayme Starr

WBLD Lakes FM Programming Assistant/Intern

Tre'vian Briscoe

Sideline Reporter for WBLD Lakes FM

Tre Briscoe is going into his junior year as a student at West Bloomfield High School and will be the sideline reporter for The West Bloomfield football games when broadcasts begin in fall of 2017. He idolizes Terry Foster and hopes to one day have his own radio show on ESPN or CBS Sports Radio.

×
Tre'vian Briscoe

Tre'vian Briscoe

Sideline Reporter for WBLD Lakes FM

Vaibhav Velagapudi

Sports Analyst for WBLD Lakes FM

Vaibhav is currently a student at West Bloomfield High School. He enjoys sports, is a part of the National Honor Society and has recently won a Michigan Association of Broadcasting award for his live radio broadcasts of the 2016 West Bloomfield High School football season. Broadcasts will begin again in the fall for the 2017 Football season.

×
Vaibhav Velagapudi

Vaibhav Velagapudi

Sports Analyst for WBLD Lakes FM

Jake Cohen

Sports Analyst for WBLD Lakes FM

Jake Cohen is currently a student at West Bloomfield High School. He enjoys sports, is a part of the National Honor Society and has recently won a Michigan Association of Broadcasting award for his live radio broadcasts of the 2016 West Bloomfield High School football season. Broadcasts will begin again in the fall for the 2017 Football season.

×
Jake Cohen

Jake Cohen

Sports Analyst for WBLD Lakes FM