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Getting Your Web Site Users to Return

February 8th, 2018|0 Comments

The biggest and most important social media challenge to you as a TV station is to use your platforms to increase ratings by getting new viewers to sample newscasts, and -  even more critically - [...]

APP-titude Attitude: How TV Stations Can Boost their App’s Value

January 11th, 2018|0 Comments

For mobile users, apps are their connection to the world.  With a click, they can see local restaurants, nearby movies, the weather, news and an assortment of other content created for the user. For years, [...]

Fading Stars? The Role of Local News Talent

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Welcome to 2018.  Amid all the usual predictions about our business, I’ve been thinking about the faces of local TV.  As change and retirements seem to become more frequent, so does the notion that maybe [...]

The HQ App: Perfect for a TV Station

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Have you seen HQ? I’m talking about the app called HQ. Actually, I hadn’t seen it until my 34-year-old son showed it to me last week. It seems to be hot among millennials. Chances are [...]

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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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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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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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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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