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AWARDS AND HONORS
CARLY STARR BRULLO NILES • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
“Love Conquers All”
Carly Starr Brullo Niles is an award winning filmmaker & the founder of Love Machine Films. After years of success in Hollywood on major motion pictures, independent features & network tv, Carly started Love Machine Films to make a difference in the world. LMF is a full production house based in Oceanside, Ca. and founded on the ethos that Love Can Conquer All. Carly has been responsible for the creative branding, direction & production behind hundreds of projects, for both mainstream & non profit organizations, and her works have helped raised millions of dollars for various national & international causes like The Mission San Luis Rey, American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity and countless others. Carly filmed the award winning feature graffiti doc, The Nasty Terrible TKID-170, along with Love is the Answer which is swiftly placing in festivals all around the world. Carly was also recognized by the SD Film Community for her career efforts, winning The Women In Film Award.
LINDA WILLIAMS - HEAD PRODUCER
“Find your joy. Hearts of fire creates love desire”
KELLIE O. DAVIS • PRODUCER/HOST OF OCEANSIDE SPECTRUM
"I enjoy the experience of creatively expressing and showcasing the narratives I’d like to see more of in the world."
Kellie Davis has over 20 years experience in the entertainment and journalism industries as a filmmaker, writer, producer, actress, and Salsa dancer. In 2011, a stage play she wrote, Transitions: A Trilogy of One-Act Plays, was nominated for five NAACP Theatre Awards, winning Best Playwright Local and Best Ensemble.
Kellie was first introduced to KOCT when she recruited a few KOCT crewmembers to help make a short film she co-produced, called Between Shifts, shot throughout the cities of Oceanside and Carlsbad. Kellie is delighted to now call Oceanside home, and to be part of the KOCT production team.
ANGELA MIRANDA • PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
“Find out who you are and do it on purpose”
- Dolly Parton
Angela Miranda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications and Film from California State University of Los Angeles. Her award-winning, diverse skill-set, along with her years of experience, allow her to be an expert in Pre-Production, Production, and Post-Production.
STERLING ANNO - PROGRAMMER
“No such thing as spare time, No such thing as free time, No such thing as down time. All you have is life time. Go.”
- Henry Rollins
TYLER TRAN • LEAD EDITOR/
“Would you rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I would want people to be afraid of how much they love me.”
- Michael Scott
Tyler graduated from Vista High School and Palomar College, studying editing and video production.Tyler is dedicated to editing as a craft and works on various projects outside of KOCT to keep up to date on the ever-evolving technology. KOCT welcomes Tyler to the team!
ADDISON SMITH - LEAD PROGRAMMER
“This is My Swamp Now”
Addison Smith is currently enrolled at California State University, San Bernardino and joined the KOCT team in 2018. He is the lead programmer bringing quality content to the citizens of North County.
EILEEN TURK - SEGMENT HOST, ON THE SCENE WITH EILEEN
COURTNEY COLE - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER/FLOOR DIRECTOR
“Be Magic or be Ordinary”
Courtney Cole is a writer and filmmaker from Oceanside with 8 years of experience in professional music video, feature film, and commercial film production in Hollywood, CA. She has a history as a exhibition painter and video installation artist, and holds a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology: Noetic Sciences.
Courtney is currently the owner and CEO of The Kaleidoscope Production Company and Associate Producer, Floor Director, and Production Designer at KOCT.
MIGUEL BLANCO • MOTION GRAPHICS
“The journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step”
Having lived in North San Diego County most of his life, Miguel graduated from MiraCosta College, then earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia from California State University Hayward. He joined the KOCT team in 2009 and became Lead Editor in 2016.
WALTER SEWARD - PRODUCTION TEAM
A.J. GARCIA - PRODUCTION TEAM
“Fool me once, strike one. Fool me twice, strike three.”
BILL PETERS • CHIEF ENGINEER
“Have no fear, the engineer is here!”
Bill Peters attended the University of California at Los Angeles and received his degree in engineering in 1959. He continued his education to receive certificates in both technical and non-technical management. Bill has over thirty five years of experience in managing the design and construction of electronic information systems for Consolidated Systems Corporation, Scientific Data Systems and the Xerox Corporation. Bill currently serves as KOCT Chief Engineer with duties that include, but are not limited to, equipment repair and installation, problem solving, program engineering.