Media Research & Consulting 2017-02-15T19:55:12+00:00

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Future of Journalism: Youthful Optimism

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

“Hi, I’m Hayden, nice to meet you,” she said in a rush. We had never met and we had three minutes to connect.  She is a 20-year-old journalism student and in her eyes, I’m certain, [...]

Weather App Promotion: So What’s Different?

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Here at CJ&N we constantly share with each other promos that we see from various stations. Many are great spots about upcoming special sweeps pieces. Others promote station brands. More and more frequently, we see [...]

Local TV: Wallflower at the Big Dance?

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

I just returned from a weekend trip out of state to see relatives – a whole house full of young couples, new babies and familiar old faces.  In addition to lots of food and laughter, [...]

Facebook & TV Newsrooms: Advice That Will Surprise You

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

I’m so excited. I just got off a call with Mark Zuckerberg. Yes, THAT Zuckerberg, the brain of Facebook. He called to thank me and thank you. He talked about how stations have really embraced [...]

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About Us

John Altenbern

John Altenbern

President

John Altenbern, MBA

John has more than 40 years’ experience in the television and media industry.

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Michael Anderson

Mike Anderson

Director of Communications

Mike Anderson, MA

As CJ&N’s Communications Director, Mike is constantly in motion.

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Steve Doerr

Steve Doerr

Vice President of Client Development and Senior Consultant

Steve Doerr

The brand is everything. Steve has built some of the most distinctive brands in local media because of his sharp focus on becoming distinctive.

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Eldon Hale

Elden Hale

Senior Consultant

Elden Hale

You can’t beat the experience of a guy who has guided and managed number one television stations and media groups for decades.

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Laura Hernández

Laura Hernandez

Senior Consultant, Talent Coach

Laura Hernandez

You couldn’t ask for a better teacher. Hundreds of communications professionals have benefited from Laura’s coaching –

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Mary Beth Marks

Vice President Research

Mary Beth Marks, PhD.

Who else would wake up in the middle of the night because a research idea popped into her head?

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Bruce Northcott

Bruce Northcott

Principal Founder

Bruce Northcott

As one of CJ&N’s founders Bruce has seen it all. And that’s why his wise counsel and insight continues to be invaluable.

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Donna Petersen

Marketing Consultant

Donna Petersen, MBA

Success takes discipline. In a media world that seems to change every day, Donna provides clients with a clear sense of marketing direction.

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Steve Schwaid

Steve Schwaid

Vice President Digital Strategies

Steve Schwaid

In today’s digital environment, content creators must stay focused. How do you get out in front of trends instead of chase last year’s idea?

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David Tressel

David Tressel

Senior Marketing Consultant

David Tressel

Sometimes you just need a shot of creativity in your marketing efforts. That’s where Dave comes in.

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David Voelker

Dave Voelker

Senior Research Analyst

Dave Voelker, PhD.

What do you get when you take a statistics whiz and expose him to the media industry?

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