PRSA/AMA: Annual Media Panel
Join us as we partner with our friends at the Public Relations Society of America Hampton Roads Chapter for our Annual Media Panel. Panelists include Cheryl Tan (moderator), Angela Blue, Doug Wieder, Bob Matthews, and Don London.
Join PRSAHR and HRAMA for our annual media panel. Local media professionals will provide industry insights and trends. Interested in getting more coverage for your organization or clients? Come to our event and find out how directly from the sources themselves.
Executive News Director, 13NewsNow
Doug Wieder is 13News Now’s Executive News Director and oversees the News Department. Before his promotion to that position in 2012, Doug was an executive producer for 13News Now. He joined the team in 2003 as senior producer. Since Doug became Executive News Director, 13News Now has received several Emmy and Murrow awards. The honors include best newscast, breaking news coverage, documentary, and investigative reporting.
Editor-in-chief, Coastal Virginia Magazine
Angela Blue is the editor-in-chief of Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVa BIZ, connecting readers to the fascinating people, places, businesses, foods and drinks that make the Coastal Virginia region vibrant.In her free time, she enjoys cooking, kayaking, wine and spending time with her husband and two children.
VP Operations, Entercom Radio
In addition to hosting the afternoon drive show on 101.3 2WD, Don serves as the VP of Operations. He is responsible for the ratings and Programming-related operations for all Enercom radio stations, including 2WD, Z104, 94.9 The Point and 95.7 R&B.
Host of WNIS Ask the Expert, Sinclair Communications
Bob joined the Sinclair Communications family after 22 years in broadcast journalism. Bob currently serves as the host of “Ask the Expert” heard weeknights on WNIS at 6 pm. When not helping the expert clients get their message out to Hampton Roads, Bob works as a Marketing Consultant for all five of Sinclair’s Norfolk based stations. A native of Northern Virginia, Bob is married and has two beautiful children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and being tortured by the Washington Redskins on a weekly basis from September through December every year.
Moderated by Cheryl Tan
Stories bring people together, and over a 20-year career in TV news, Cheryl Tan told thousands of stories while working as a broadcast journalist in Georgia and Virginia. Now, Cheryl shares those interviewing and storytelling skills with business owners who want to tell the stories of their companies through video or through the media. Through consulting and done-for-you video services, she helps entrepreneurs be seen as experts in their field.
In 2018, Cheryl is on a mission to help people find their voice and bring their stories to life on video. Cheryl is the host of the “STANDOUT with Cheryl Tan” podcast, where she shares strategies you can use right now to get noticed and be seen as a thought leader in your industry. You can catch up on past shows at CherylTanMedia.com.
Cheryl is a mom of three boys. She, her husband and the kids live in Virginia Beach.