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DavidOFerrallDavid O’Ferrall - David is currently the Business Agent for Local 487, I.A.T.S.E. . His responsibilities include the negotiation of agreements, enforcement of those agreements, assist productions in crewing and to engage the State Legislatures on issues important to the film industry such as tax incentives. He has worked in various positions for the Local since 1992 and has been Business Agent since 2011. Prior to working for the Local he worked in various positions on numerous motion pictures, television productions and commercials. He holds a J.D. from the University Of Baltimore School of Law and a B.S. in Mass Communications from
Towson University.

Local 487, I.A.T.S.E. represents the craftspeople who work on the technical side of the Motion Pictures, Television Production and Broadcast Sports in Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia.

Their work has encompasses everything from big budget blockbusters to small independent films, commercial, music videos, political spots, industrial / corporate video, broadcast sports as well as television series. Its’ members represent the most qualified, experienced and professional technicians and craftspeople in the region.

SabrenaPringleSabrena Pringle joined TMSC in 2015. With over eight years of experience in communications, social media and digital marketing she has remarkably contributed to the success of our outreach programs being exhausted on platforms within her realm of expertise.

Currently she is the Communications and Social Media front-runner for the Head Start Information and Communication Center, which is a federally contracted program. She’s solely responsible for day to day social media postings via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter etc., serving as the gate keeper for all drafted and released communications. She’s also responsible for the long term strategic and campaign development for the Head Start Information Communication Center for the complete duration of the contract.

Sabrena received a Master of Arts Degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from Trinity Washington University and earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science with a concentration in Marketing from Howard University. She is an avid supporter and board member of the Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), a member of ColorComm and Law Firm Marketing Professionals (LFMP).

When Sabrena unplugs from the virtual world she enjoys reading a good book, traveling, visiting her family members in New York City, especially her nieces and God daughter, mentoring youth in Washington D.C. and being active in her church community. She enjoys event planning, various types of music, shopping and prides herself on being a foodie.

PaulaReeverPaula M. Reever joined Adams and Reese’s District of Columbia office in 2017 as a Government Relations Advisor with the Government Relations team. With the firm, Paula will keep the attorneys and other colleagues informed on matters regarding the federal government, including Congress and Federal agencies, and their potential effect on their clients.

Prior to joining our DC office, Paula was vice president in a boutique public relations and communications firm where she specialized in developing communication strategies for clients that included Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, trade associations, political organizations and Congressional campaigns. She also executed strategic initiatives including public affairs strategies to support grassroots advocacy and both federal and state government affairs efforts. In addition, Paula worked for Bloomberg Government where she wrote and published real-time legislative coverage of the United States House of Representatives and Senate floor activity, including key floor actions and votes, procedural maneuvers and considerations, and committee activity.

Paula’s media and public affairs background has given her:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of complex legislative and federal budget processes enabling her to distill and summarize procedural and legislative positions.
  • Experience in identifying and managing legislative, regulatory, media and administrative opportunities to advance client objectives.
  • Experience in evaluating national, state and local impact of federal legislation and administrative proposals.

Paula graduated in June 2010 from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business/Economics and Political Science, emphasizing in Public Policy.

In her spare time, Paula volunteers with the Junior League of Washington – serving as a member of the Marketing Committee – and also teaches indoor cycling classes.

JenaRichardsonJena Richardson is the 2018 Electronic Media & Film Department’s Artist-in-Residence at Towson University and a Set Lighting Technician through membership with IATSE 487. She is also an award winning documentary filmmaker currently touring two short films within the festival circuit, “Dear Country” and “The Local Oyster Stout”. Richardson works in a variety of content, from Emmy award winning nationally televised shows to documentary and independent films. Her work has been displayed through film, television, museums and international commercial content. Richardson began her career after graduating from Towson University with a degree in Electronic Media & Film in 2011.

DanSalernoAs Vice President Programming, Dan Salerno focuses on programming, development, and strategy for Nat Geo Wild. He also manages a range of the US Channel’s strategic programming initiatives including Safari Live and the Westminster Dog Show. Prior to Nat Geo Wild, Salerno was VP Programming and Strategy for National Geographic’s Global Channels based out of the US.

Salerno joined National Geographic from BBC Worldwide. Based in Miami, he was responsible for leading the strategic programming efforts for BBC’s global channels in Latin America. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Programming, Production, and Development for Fuse, a music channel in NY. He was also the senior analyst for CableU.

Salerno started his career as part of the original launch team of The Discovery Channel, and later, with its sister channels TLC, Animal Planet, Travel, Discovery Health, Military, Home, & Science. Working across all aspects of Programming, he counts Planet Earth, Walking with Dinosaurs, Mythbusters, and Shark Week amongst his favorite programming milestones during his tenure.

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