Production Staff

 

Director of Production: Dave Marseglia - knows Rhode Island PBS inside and out and he should, he has successfully produced and directed scores of programs here for 35 years. It has been Dave’s vision and dedication that has made WSBE’s production department a leader in Rhode Island television. He is the original producer and director of our flagship program, A Lively Experiment, which has been airing for 30 years. Dave graduated from Syracuse University, has received numerous awards including the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award.

 

Producer: Kim Keough  - is a talented writer and producer with a background in television sports/news and corporate communications.  Having worked in Boston and Minneapolis, she has covered everything from the New England Patriots to gang violence and drug trafficking. Kim produces our flagship program, A Lively Experiment as well as documentaries for RIPBS. Loves: winter Hates: oysters        

 

Director/Producer: Scott Saracen -  has a passion for storytelling and brings that passion to every project. He studied video production at Rhode Island College and is our resident "nice guy", which is odd for a director. Scott directs our flagship program, A Lively Experiment, as well as White House Chronicle, Double Feature and Story in the Public Square. Scott has worked at NBC-10 but has spent most of his career here at RIPBS. Loves: Geeking out on tech and gear (cameras, editing equipment...etc).   Hates: Spam (both the e-mails and the canned "meat").

 

Promotions producer: Maria Saracen -   is a two-time New England Emmy Nominated producer. She brings a creative flair and energy to everything she touches, and is in her element making sizzle reels like Home, Carry On and I'm on Top of the World. When she's not working on station promotions, she's been known to take on special projects like Summer Day, Winter Day, Critical Condition: A Rhode Island Prognosis and the My Source campaign. Loves: palm trees Hates: tunnels