Marsha Reece To Share Orlando Roots
The Orlando chapter of the Florida Motion Picture & Television Association will be bringing special guest Marsha Reece in this month as well as having elections for its 2006 officers.
Former FMPTA Board member Marsha Reece, in addition to having being an on air talent, news anchor, producer, and studio head she still somehow finds time to be a wife and mom! Marsha Reece is known by most people in Central Florida as a longtime morning news anchor at WFTV-Channel (the ABC affiliate) before leaving in the late '80s to start her own TV station with her husband. Her dream finally came true when WRDQ signed on the air April 23, 2000. It was managed and then later acquired by WFTV-Channel 9 and that is when Marsha decided to embark on another dream to open her own full service production studio. Located in South Orlando, Silver Lining Studios offers full services to major productions as well as smaller budget independent producers.
In addition to hearing Marsha Reece share her insights about the entertainment business, the Orlando chapter will be holding Elections for the upcoming year and giving out a few awards to recognize some individual members and board members who have contributed to the chapter's success this past year.
This next program will be held on Monday, November 21st at the Downtown Media Arts Center (DMAC) located at 39 S. Magnolia Ave. Orlando, FL 32801. DMAC is located in the green two story building on the corner of Pine Street and Magnolia Avenue. For more info and directions visit: www.dmacorlando.com. There are usually plenty of free parking spaces on the street after 6pm or convenient garage parking is also available. FMPTA's famous networking hour starts at 6:30 pm; the meeting officially kicks off at 7:30 pm. FMPTA members are admitted for free, guests for $10 and students and members of reciprocal organization for just $5. For more information, visit our web site at www.fmpta-orlando.org or call Scott at (407) 629 - 7268.
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