Oliver Brooks has been working in Film and Television in New York City for 10 years. He got his start by managing day to day operations of a studio in midtown before branching out into the freelance world. He worked his way up through the production and location departments for various films and television shows including Salt, Anchorman 2, The Dark Knight Rises, and Curb your Enthusiasm. He now produces live sports broadcasts and commercial content, including the TCS New York City Marathon and the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition at Coney Island. Last year, he moved into documentary work and was the Supervising Producer on Time: The Kalief Browder Story, a docuseries currently airing on Spike TV.
Pete Tauriello is best known as the morning drive traffic anchor on 1010 WINS Radio in New York for the last 32 years and 5 years on New York's Z-100 on the "Z Morning Zoo With Elvis Duran." Pete's career began in 1972 as a Communications major at Seton Hall University. From there he moved on to positions at several New York Area radio stations including the legendary WPAT and WNSW.
Pete later became the program director of WBRW in Somerville, NJ, WERA Plainfield, NJ and Metro Networks, NYC. His expertise includes 35 years of traffic reporting in the New York City radio market and in the programming of full service adult contemporary and popular standards formatted radio stations.
His work has earned him two New York Market A.I.R. Awards and a position in the WSOU Radio Hall of Fame at Seton Hall University.
In his spare time, Pete serves as a radio mentor at Seton Hall University and an advisor for the last 15 years to WMNJ Radio at Drew University.
Phillip Heit helps oversee Sales for the Talk and Entertainment verticle for Westwood One Radio Network from our New York Office. Before coming over to Westwood One four years ago, Mr Heit was the National Sales Manager at legendary talk station WOR in New York City. With experience both in local and network radio, Phillip understands both sides of the business as it pertains to inventory management and overall sales for the two different sectors of radio. Throughout his time at WOR and Westwood One Phillip has managed sales for such on air talent as Michael Savage, Mark Levin, Laura Ingraham, The Bob and Tom Show, Charles Osgood and John Tesh. His earlier experience includes National Television Sales at Cox Broadcasting and local sales at legendary Hip Hop radio station Hot 97. Phillip holds a BS in Political Science from The University of Maryland.
Ross Brittain has been a mainstay morning drive time on-air personality since the early 80s. He’s worked in major market stations throughout the country including Atlanta, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Hartford and New York City. His vast experience include stints at WABC and WCBS in New York. His “Z Morning Zoo” and “Breakfast Club” shows have entertained audiences waking up for nearly four decades.
His talents not only include radio, but he has made numerous TV appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN & Fox. Very early in his career, Ross did the evening news in Atlanta, hosted a talk show, a game show and even had a nightclub act entertaining people. He has also hosted several syndicated radio programs.
Ross Brittain was the Philadelphia Morning Personality of the Year in 2008 and 2009 and was named the Major Market Air Personality of the Year in 1984 and 1988. He currently is the editor and publisher of “The Ross Brittain Report” and works for WCBS-FM in New York City.
Scott Gurian is a Peabody award winning reporter who’s spent nearly two decades working in radio and online journalism. Between 2012 and 2015, he investigated New Jersey's long-term recovery from Superstorm Sandy for NJ Spotlight and WNYC, the public radio station in New York. Before that he was a producer on a daily, national talk show called The Takeaway, and he spent five years as a radio news director in Oklahoma City.
His reporting has taken him to far flung places including Cuba, Haiti, Cambodia, and Iran. It's aired on NPR, the BBC, and dozens of public radio programs and stations around the country. A newcomer to podcasting, he recently launched a program called Far From Home to document his “unexpected adventures and chance encounters with interesting people around the world.” For the first season, he’s in the midst of releasing a series of episodes about an 11,000 mile, 18 country road trip he took last summer from London to Mongolia, raising money for charity.