The Grange Fair


JOE MYERS, PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

JOE MYERS is a 1998 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. Film and Video Production. He has been working with Penn State Public Broadcasting (PSPB) as director/producer of The Grange Fair: An American Tradition since 2002. In addition to his work with PSPB and as a freelance video/graphic artist, Myers is a faculty member in Penn State’s college of Communications where he teaches Film/Video production classes as well as classes focusing on non-linear Film/TV editing theory and practice. Most recently, Joe worked with PSPB to produce a documentary spotlighting sustainable energy projects in Pennsylvania.

Before coming to PSPB, Myers was on location in Australia where he served as directer/producer for The Love, a biographical documentary about one man's journey to understand his past and come to terms with the present, through his life-long relationship with basketball. Joe has also worked on several nationally broadcast commercials on The Travel Channel™.

TOM KEITER, CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

TOM KEITER serves as Creative Director for Penn State Public Broadcasting (PSPB) and oversees production of special projects. Before accepting his current position, Keiter worked as associate director for programming and production with PSPB. Keiter has over 27 years as an award-winning documentary film and video producer and maintained a commercial communications production company prior to joining PSPB. He was a faculty member in Penn State’s College of Communications for fifteen years, serving as professor-in-charge of the Film/Video Program for six years.

In addition to producing recruitment videos and promotion campaigns for several major universities, Keiter has overseen video, multi-media/web components, event design and staging for Capital Campaign communications at Penn State, Wilkes University, Bucknell University, Worcester Polytechnic Inst., Seton Hall University, Rutgers University, Susquehanna University, the University of Maryland, and Rensselaer. He is currently involved in an ongoing series of video/CD-ROM tools supporting green Architecture.

TRACY VOSBURGH, CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

TRACY VOSBURGH is station manager for Penn State Public Broadcasting where she is in charge of broadcasting and production for WPSX-TV, WPSU-FM, as well as Media Solutions and Educational Services. Among the many projects she oversees are WPSX-TV’s productions of Penn State University sports for both local broadcast and cable distribution on the ESPN and Fox sports networks. Programs include basketball, wrestling and the Emmy award-winning series Center Court with Rene Portland. She served as executive producer of the nationally distributed WPSX production Small Ball: A Little League in 2004 and served as production manager for WPSX-TV’s Legendary Lighthouses series, which was distributed by PBS in l998.

Vosburgh has over 20 years of creative and management experience in public television. For many years she was production manger for WETA in Washington, D.C. for the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour. She has served as production manager and post production supervisor for National Geographic Explorer and in production management at ABC/Kane Production for the ABC/World of Discovery series.