Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Meet Walter Scott (Monticello Media's BIGGEST Tarheel fan!)

Walter was born and raised in Charlottesville and is a proud graduate of the Albemarle High School Class of 2000. He attended Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia and has also lived in Harrisonburg. Walter’s son, Walter Scott the 4th, was born on July 4, 2006 and “is an absolute joy to be around.”

Walter is a fan of music at its core, not just a particular genre; his mp3 player is filled with everything from Jay-Z to Quiet Riot to Jackson Browne. He enjoys sports and follows them religiously. Walter is a fan of the Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Indians and The North Carolina Tarheels. He also enjoys working out, playing softball, using his DVR to the fullest of its capabilities, a well constructed libation and laughing as hard and as often as possible.

Walter’s three favorite movies are Coming To America, Pulp Fiction, and Gladiator. His favorite quotes are:

“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.”- Einstein,

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.”- Samuel Johnson, and

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” -Winston Churchill

Email Walter at You can also catch him on LinkedIn at:

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Dana French: Helping Charlottesville Area Businesses Grow

Dana has been with us since the inception of our company and has grown along with us as a sales and marketing representative. Her job is to help people grow their businesses by working with them to create and implement effective, customized advertising campaigns on our radio stations and digital platform.

Dana says her favorite part of the job is that every day is different and exciting. She loves the creative aspect of coming up with different marketing strategies for businesses involving great promotions, product endorsements, on-air give aways for our listeners, and innovative, FUN station events.

Dana is a Charlottesville native, born at Martha Jefferson Hospital on December 22nd, 1982. She attended Charlottesville City Schools and the University of Virginia. After graduation she was able to go backpacking in Australia and New Zealand for 3 months and hopes to be able to do more traveling in the future.

Dana has 2 brothers, 2 step-brothers and a step-sister. She loves spending time with her family and friends and going to concerts… especially her brother’s band PARACHUTE’s !!! Dana is very outgoing, and energetic. She says her life philosophy is to only regret things I DO, not things I don’t do.. In other words, she says she will try anything once! Dana enjoys reading (historical fiction & short stories) and taking pictures. She also loves the beach, football (both the ACC Wahoo-Wah!!! and the NFL), her cat Rocky, and Mama’s macaroni & cheese. Dana says she has many blessings in her life and her philosophy is; “I will do my best to live with gratitude and appreciation, and to love and LAUGH!!!”

E-mail Dana at or find her on LinkedIn at:

Friday, September 25, 2009

Say "Hi" to Monticello Media's Chuck Johnston

Chuck Johnston will only say that he was born sometime in the last century! Chuck came on board with Monticello Media in October of 2007, and he is proud of our company's radio stations and interactive products.

Chuck has been in Radio Marketing on and off for nearly thirty years; his experience and expertise has brought great value to his clients. He has been in markets as large as Cincinnati and Columbus and as small as those in Charlottesville and Newport. Chuck has worked for large corporations and small individually-owned stations and has helped market small companies and large.

Chuck has also worked in the computer and cellular industries and for a broadcast equipment manufacturer, but keeps coming back to Radio.

When he is not working, he likes spending time with his wife of more than 38 years and their three grown children. Chuck also enjoys gardening, hiking, music, movies, reading and playing his old drums. He is also learning to play golf… again!

Chuck takes pride in his commitment to service, integrity and a quality product.

Email Chuck at You can also find him on LinkedIn:

Monday, September 21, 2009

Meet Monticello Media's Myron "Mike" Cohen

Myron P. Cohen (a.k.a. Mike) has been married for almost forty years to La Donna, a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Mike was born and raised in West Los Angeles and La Donna comes from southern Ohio. They have two children, daughter Leslie and son Matthew.

Mike has been in Broadcast Sales over thirty-eight years and has worked for The Tribune Company, Metromedia, Clear Channel and Turner Broadcasting. During his 20 year tenure at Turner Broadcasting Mike was one of the original salespersons for CNN.

Mike is fluent in Spanish and his hobbies include growing roses, traveling, golf, chess, Doo Wop Music and reading mysteries. Mike is also an ardent fan of pro football and basketball, especially the NBA's Lakers. Mike has been a lifelong dog owner and currently has a 6 lb. yorky "Barney" and a 75 lb. Sheppard mix "Rudy."