Anchor Media Group, Inc. is a boutique, full-service Marketing and Advertising agency, specializing in Multimedia.
Ron Small and his team have a more than 30-year track record introducing new products to market, enhancing brand awareness, creating customized collateral and implementing proven techniques for increasing sales. This hands-on approach has resulted in hundreds of campaigns nationwide, including digital content development, websites, television and radio production and print media. Our team does it all for truly one-stop-shopping!
Since 1993, Tom has been involved in the commercial sector of the Internet co-founding PicNet, one of America’s first ISPs in Dallas, TX. PICnet, was responsible for many Internet ‘firsts’ such as streaming audio, multi-domain hosting, online website creation and wireless email (to PDAs & pagers). PICnet was acquired by Netcom in 1995 and as a subsidiary (Tom was made President of this division), created the largest hosting company in the world with more than 26,000 domains.
Drisana McDaniel is a professional makeup artist with nearly 20 years of experience in television and film. Her work with Ron Small spans the last 13 years and includes infomercials corporate video and entertainment programs for local and national clients. Outside of media, Drisana supervises makeup for fashion and runway, print, bridal beauty and esthetics. In addition, she is a consultant for sales and education in the luxury cosmetics retail sector.
Charleston native, John Chitwood, was encouraged by his family to pursue his artistic talent early on. In 1988 he graduated from Ringling School of Art & Design, and returned to Charleston to forge a life as a successful graphic artist and member of the creative community. He has been a partner in two marketing agencies, and a website development firm, and has also worked for publishers and printers – affording him an extremely well rounded design pedigree.
In 2000 John opened Renaissart Graphic Design on upper King St. Sharing the studio with an architect and a photographer actually inspired the company name. It was truly a Renaissance environment. Renaissart Design has recently relocated to Mt Pleasant, where it continues to shares space with other creative businesses.
Dr. Chuck Belinski (Doctor of Education, The University of Georgia) has over 30 years of experience in training and education: focusing on the design, development, and delivery of traditional and technology based instructional materials.
Dr. Belinski has been on the faculty or adjunct faculty of four universities designing, developing, and instructing graduate and undergraduate level courses in instructional systems design and development, instructional technology, audiovisual production and presentation, television production, photography, and multimedia computer-based training. He has presented at national conferences on a variety of training and educational topics and has co-authored books on software development applications.
Chuck has developed hundreds of training and communication programs, from paper-based to immersive interactive multimedia simulations: for all types of business and industries, educational institutions, and government agencies.
Carole is an award-winning broadcast professional who has produced over 4000 hours of public affairs and documentary programming earning Los Angeles and Chicago EMMY Awards, the NAACP Image Award and a Peabody. Carole holds a B.S. Degree in Commerce from De Paul University and built a successful television production career in Chicago, serving as Executive Producer for WTTW Public Television; Manager of Community Programs for WMAQ-TV (NBC, Chicago) and General Manager of Chicago’s Educational PBS Station WYCC. Carole was also one of the first African-American women field program producers and the first African American Woman Program Director for Chicago NBC affiliate KNBC.
A graduate of the College of Charleston, Jon entered the internet world in a most unconventional way – buying Superior Internet, an existing web design and hosting business. Recognizing he had finally found his ideal environment, he tripled revenue within 3 years while designing hundreds of successful websites for local and national clients. Additionally, this award-winning designer was named as one of the “10 Best Web Designers of the Southeast” in 2009 and 2011.
Jon sold Superior Internet in 2014 and now spends his time on special projects for a hand-picked clientele; working extensively with Anchor Media Group on a host of television series including; Circle Unbroken – A Gullah Journey from Africa to America, My Man Done Me Wrong and, of course, Passion or Obsession – Inside the World of Extreme Collecting.
David Jones has worked in film and television production for more than 30 years, beginning as a Producer/Director and eventually leading to his passion as an Editor. This renowned “storyteller” has always been enamored of the power of the moving image and the range of emotions it conveys. Known as an “editor’s editor” David has worked on hundreds of long-form programs, including the award-winning and highly acclaimed Allen Toussaint at the Blue Room (PBS), New Orleans Jazz Funerals from the Inside (PBS), Not for Broadcast (Comedy Central), Degas in New Orleans: A Creole Sojourn (Degas Foundation – PBS), Living Beyond 100 and This Fragile Planet (Discovery Kids) to name just a few of the many.
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