HARTFORD, Conn. (October 30, 2015) – Jerry Franklin, President and CEO of Connecticut Public, announced today the formation of a new partnership with South Norwalk -based Palace Productions. The new joint venture is called Palace Productions MediaVision.
Wendy Lambert has been named President of the new company, and Maureen Connelly Barone has been named Vice President. Palace Productions and MediaVision both have 30-year proven track records and the new company will offer strategic marketing communications, design and media production services to both local and national companies.
“The combination of Palace Productions and MediaVision creates the statewide capability necessary to meet the growing need for high quality content in the changing digital landscape of media creation and consumption,” says Franklin.
“Palace Productions MediaVision is a necessary component for CPBN’s evolving plan to engage the statewide community in more powerful ways through creation of increased local content across all media platforms,” Franklin continues. “We are very excited about the combination of these assets – both creative and technical – that will offer an entirely new revenue stream for CPBN, while at the same time offering expanded services to our marketplace.”
“We’re thrilled to offer expanded design, production, post-production and live event services to a growing clientele of corporate communicators, branding professionals and creators of digital content, “ says Palace Productions MediaVision President Wendy Lambert. “The array of media creation services in multiple locations, including multi cam studio production, webinar production, and town hall events with live streaming, will be unmatched anywhere in the state.”
This new venture supports CPBN’s ongoing mission to reimagine the future of public media in Connecticut.
About Connecticut Public Broadcasting
The Connecticut Public, CPBN is home to CPTV, WNPR and the Learning Lab. CPTV is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries, public affairs and educational programming. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. The Learning Lab serves high school seniors through a partnership with Hartford Public Schools and the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School. It is also home to the Institute for Advanced Media, a program that provides the men and women of our armed forces and adult learners an opportunity to learn skills necessary for the 21st century digital media workplace. For more information, visit cpbn.org.
About Palace Productions MediaVision
Palace Productions MediaVision partners with corporations and branding professionals to create compelling content that reaches target audiences wherever they watch. An award winning collective of visual storytellers, Palace Productions MediaVision offers script to screen creative services for corporate, commercial and digital content. With convenient, fully-equipped production facilities located in the heart of SoNo, a thriving arts community and housed in the historic Palace Theatre and in CPBN headquarters in Hartford, Palace Productions MediaVision brings strategic marketing communications, design and media production services to the tri state area and beyond. For more information, visit palacemediavision.com.