2017-2018 Student Staff 

Lundell Simmons - General Manager

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Senior Lundell Simmons has been an integral part of GHS-TV since his sophomore year. He was the technical producer and technical director for this year’s Live Coverage of the 46th Annual Germantown Festival. Lundell has also performed critical roles for Red Devil Post Game, Cable Quiz, Wake Up, Germantown!, Election Night 2017 and Auction 2017, and Auction 2016. He is a past producer for Let’s Talk Money and currently produces Inspiring Leaders. Lundell was nominated for a regional student Emmy in 2016 for a report called ‘Sneakerheads’.


AJ Cocroft – Programming Director

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This is senior AJ Cocroft’s third year at GHS-TV. During his three years, he has fulfilled a variety of positions including producer, guest producer, segment producer, videographer, and reporter in shows which include Wake Up, Germantown!, Cable Quiz, Auction 2016 and 2017, Crosstalk, Let’s Talk Money, and News 101. He currently produces Wake Up, Germantown!, is the overall producer for Live Coverage of the 46th Annual Germantown Festival, and a News 101 reporter.


Kyle Bowers- Overall Access Show Producer

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Senior Kyle Bowers is an anchor for Wake Up, Germantown! and was a summer Crosstalk host/producer He has also held other positions including Inspiring Leaders producer, CCU for Crosstalk, GHS-TV’s tour coordinator, and teleprompter for Red Devil Post Game.


Jason Harris- Special Assignments Producer

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Senior Jason Harris is the equipment room chairman. In addition to being a camera operator for Crosstalk, Living Well, Inspiring Leaders, and Let’s Talk Money. He is a key videographer for News 101,  and a Jib operator for the Live Coverage of the 46th Annual Germantown Festival. He was a camera operator for Election Night 2016, Auction 2017, and Wake Up, Germantown!


Amber Allen- News 101 Producer

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Amber is the producer of Let’s Talk Money. She has been a reporter for GHS-TV’s Live Coverage of the Germantown Festival for three years, and a reporter for Election Night 2016. Amber was also floor director for Election Night 2016, Auction 2017, Cable Quiz, and Live Coverage of the 46th Annual Germantown Festival.

Avery Moore – General Manager

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Senior Avery Moore is the lead producer for the awarding winning show Crosstalk. She is also the co-host of Shelby County Schools Report and floor director for Red Devil Post Game. Her junior year she was the presidential race producer for Election Night 2016, co-producer for Cable Quiz, one of four student hosts of Auction 2017, and student producer for Shelby County Schools Report.


Wolfgang Stoltz - Creative Services director

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Wolfgang Stoltz has been an integral part of GHS-TV for three years. He was the technical director GHS-TV’s biggest shows such as Auction 2017, Extended Wake Up, Germantown!, Live Coverage of the Germantown Festival, and Election Night 2016. He has also held other important positions at GHSTV including graphics supervisor, lighting director, asst. technical producer, switcher, and director.


Andrew Pollard- Studio Technical Producer

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Andrew is a senior. He has been technical producer for Cable Quiz, Live Coverage of Election Night 2016, and Live Coverage of the 46th Annual Germantown Festival. He was asst. technical producer for the Live Coverage of the 45th Annual Germantown Festival and Auction 2017. In addition, he is a camera operator for Wake Up Germantown!, Inspiring Leaders, Crosstalk, and Living Well. He was also lighting director for Auction 2017 and audio for Red Devil Post Game.


Chase Woodard- Infocaster Supervisor

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Junior Chase Woodard spends his time programming and making graphics for the access shows Living Well and Let’s Talk Money. He is also an editor, webmaster, audio for Wake Up Germantown!, and was a summer intern for GHS-TV.


YEAR-LONG RESPONSIBILITIES

Studio Production Coordinator:                                                                         April Woodson

Studio Librarian:                                                                                                   Audra Maedel

GHS-TV Webmaster:                                                                                           Darien Watson

Social Media Manager:                                                                                    Meredith Drown

Archives Producer:                                                                                Mackenzie Kuykendoll

Programmers:                                                                                                         Mikaila Smith

                                                                                                                              Christian Powell  

Asst. Equipment Room Chairman:                                                                         Jalen Davis

Newsroom Manager:                                                                                     Sammy Abdellatif

Sound Engineer:                                                                                                          Tate Jakobi

Chief Videographer:                                                                                            Jaylon Dodson