FATV Staff

 

GLENN FOSSA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Glenn Fossa served on the Board of Directors at FATV for 13 years as a member and officer and holds a Master of Arts degree from Anna Maria College. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Massachusetts/Boston with a minor in English Communications.

He served 34 years as a law enforcement professional, 10 as the Fitchburg Police departments press officer. Since 1974, Glenn has performed and produced film and television centered around issues in the City of Fitchburg.  His new career as Executive Director at the station rounds diverse interests ranging from spending time with family to personal fitness and travel.


Anne Bisbee

ANNE BISBEE

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Anne coordinates and schedules all programming on Public, Education and Government channels. As Operations Manager, Anne has a comprehensive understanding of how the team works and the tools needed to operate.

Anne also coordinates equipment checkout for our member producers, assists in studio productions and is usually the voice you hear when calling FATV. Anne came to FATV bringing many years of radio broadcasting experience. She holds a BS Degree in Communications/ Television from Fitchburg State. Travel, books and music are among Anne’s favorite things when she’s not spending time with her family.


TRAVIS FALK

LEAD PRODUCTION ENGINEER

Travis oversees the day-to-day technical operation of FATV. He is the Mobile Production Truck 'guru', monitors online streaming and all things technical. His introduction to FATV came n 2006 as a student in Mark Rocheleau's video production class at Sizer Charter School. When the class ended, Travis stayed involved at FATV by volunteering on numerous productions including football, hockey, parades, and various studio shows. In 2009 he was hired as Media Archivist,  transferring VHS tapes to DVD and entering the information into the archive database. In 2010 Travis was promoted to Production Technician where he continues to keep FATV’s technical facilities in tip-top shape.


Dave Oster

PRODUCTION AND EDUCATION MANAGER

Dave is originally from New Jersey and made the migration up to Fitchburg for college at Fitchburg State University and decided to stay after an internship at FATV became a fulltime position in January of 2016.  Dave’s main focus is support of live productions in the studio, where he specializes in the technical side of productions including virtual sets and green screen.  Field productions, and local event coverage are other responsibilities of Dave’s.  He also works as Education Manager in the Fitchburg Public School system and Fitchburg State University classes.  This includes training students on equipment, editing programs, and studio production. He loves working with all aspects of television production. He has found a new passion in aerial videography using a 4K camera mounted drone, and the footage has been used in football productions, FATV promos, Inside Fitchburg episodes, and other local productions.  Outside of work he enjoys the outdoors, hiking, fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities.  


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NICOLE Gaffney

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Nicole's responsibilities at FATV include equipment check-outs, sales, member assistance, and production help for studio shows and field events.  Nicole attends Fitchburg State University as a film/video major with a minor in English Professional Writing. She has a particular interest in Documentary Production, which she plans to pursue after graduating.  She is a three-year captain of the Women's Cross Country and Track teams and is enthusiastic about telling stories. Nicole enjoys running, reading, and any kind of outdoor sport.


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Jarrod Roberts

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

A student at Fitchburg State University, Jarrod began working at FATV in 2014, covering the local government meetings such as the City Council and School Committee. Now, along with the covering the meetings, Jarrod also helps with checking out equipment, assisting members, and aids in the shooting and assembly of studio productions and field events. Jarrod is a Film/Video major with a deep interest in editing. Outside of work, he's either writing, watching video essays, or lounging with his dogs, Charlie and Bucky.