Recommendations for Griff Potter

griffp-smRecommendations for Griff Potter

“Griff’s passion for television news and gift for taking full advantage of the medium — particularly in breaking news situations — sets him apart from many leaders in the business who still approach it using outdated paradigms.”  Dan Shelley , News Director and Assistant Program Director , WTMJ Radio worked with Griff at WTMJ-TV Milwaukee

“Griff is always thinking… of a new or better way to get something done, and how to make whatever project he’s working on better than it was the day before. He challenges his team to perform better and has the unique ability to do that while maintaining a strong feeling of camaraderie. I highly recommend Griff!” Kevin Osgood, Managing Editor, WAFF TV, Raycom Media

“Griff is a go-getter with a positive attitude. Griff is directly responsible for overseeing and growing the award winning consumer/investigative franchise “8 On Your Side.” With Griff’s direction, we exposed consumer fraud and solved viewer’s problems.”  Kelly Rice, Investigative Producer, reported to Griff at WQAD-TV

     “In my opinion, Griff projects a positive attitude toward all in the workplace environment. He is a can-do manager, and he expects his employees to work as hard as he does. Griff embraces new technology at every opportunity, and new workflows do not shake him. I believe that he has done more to elevate the on-air quality of content for WPSD, to gather and distribute our content in more venues, than any one single manager I can think of.”   Joey Gill , Chief Engineer , WPSD NewsChannel 6 (NBC) worked directly with Griff at WPSD-TV

     “Griff was an energetic news director with good production ideas that helped set our product apart from the other offerings in the market. He was also mindful of my image and the types of stories that would resonate with our viewers. I credit Griff with being an important part of the team that helped WPSD move the pile during my time in Paducah.”  Scott Couch , Anchor-Reporter , WSM Radio reported to Griff at WPSD-TV

     “Griff is a creative, action-oriented manager who has taken our news product to a more advanced level. He was instrumental in totally redesigning our web channel and pushed to make it a viewer focused site. Thanks to Griff all aspects of our newscasts now reflect our Breaking News and Weather Authority image. Recently, Griff and I worked together to implement a total station rebranding including new logo, graphics and music. As a result of his efforts, we have seen improved ratings and broader based appeal among our viewers.”  Cathy Crecelius , Director of Promotion/Public Affairs , WPSD-TVworked directly with Griff at WPSD-TV

     “Griff leads by example, and is a positive leader. He pays close attention to detail, and helps his staff generate the best newscast possible. Griff allows fellow journalists to build on their strengths by offering insightful advice. He’s a manager willing to go the extra mile to generate a great on-air product.”  Jody Ambroz , Reporter/Fill-in Anchor , WTMJ-TVreported to Griff at WTMJ-TV Milwaukee

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