Fresno State’s Jes Therkelsen was one of 20 professors from across the country selected by the Television Academy to participate in its annual Faculty Seminar. The five-day event held in North Hollywood gave the educators a chance to interact with high-level industry professionals to discuss topics such as programming, making a pilot, movies for television and securing rights.
You hear it the moment he says hello. Sam Elloitt’s deep, gravely voice comes across like he’s spent a lifetime drinking the cheapest whiskey at the most rundown saloon in the Old West. He can read a Chinese menu and make it sound like a Louis L’Amour novel.
President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl."