The Portland Media Group, LLC is a new film, television and Internet production company comprised of industry veterans with a united vision of bringing fresh content to the marketplace. Combined, they have produced and/or created content for NBC, CBS, HBO, Starz, ESPN, PBS, History Channel, National Geo, MTV, TBS, The Weather Channel, MGM, Turner Classic Movies, Sony Wonder, Warner Chappel Music, MCA Universal Music, Sony Tree Music, Atlantic Records, and Chrysalis Records. Based in Portland, Maine, the company is currently developing a production slate that includes series, films, and music specials.
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NAT THOMPSON

Nat began his career as a videographer/producer at WCSH-TV in Portland. He has shot, produced and directed commercials, PSA’s, industrials and full-length programs for both local and national clients. He has worked in broadcast news locally and in many facets of live sports and live concerts on the national level for the likes of ESPN, NBC, ABC, Fox, MTV, PBS, HBO and A&E.

He was the commercial production manager for over ten years at WCSH-TV before becoming the President of Maine Radio and Television Co. and CSP Mobile Productions, LLC in 1998, until the sale of CSP Mobile in June of 2010.

He is a third generation broadcaster and part of the family that owned and operated the NBC affiliates in Maine from their inception in the 1920’s until their sale to Gannett Co. in 1998.
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BRIAN CORCORAN

Brian is the President and Owner of Shamrock Sports & Entertainment, an agency focused on property partnership and multi-media sales, asset development, analytics/valuation, brand management, creative services and other strategic consulting. Active Shamrock clients include NASCAR, Professional Bowling Association (PBA), B.A.A. (Boston Marathon), Go Green Racing, Jockeys’ World Cup, Red Bull Air Race and Air Show pilot Mike Goulian, Portland Pirates, and TD Beach to Beacon.

Brian’s past positions include, Managing Director of Corporate Marketing for NASCAR, EVP Fenway Sports Group whose clients include Boston Red Sox, MLB.com, NESN, and PGA Deustche Bank Championship as well as Vice President, Team, League & Venue Services for SFX Sports.

During his storied career he has secured corporate partnerships that include the largest US sports sponsorship in history with $750MM entitlement of NASCAR Nextel Cup Series (now Sprint). Corcoran also has pioneered mutually rewarding deals with Fortune 500 brands including but not limited to: Allstate, Barbasol, DIRECTV, Domino’s Pizza, Enterprise, GEICO, Gillette, Goodyear, Gulfstream, NAPA, National Guard, Office Depot, US Army, SONY and Tissot.
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CON FULLAM

Con is a music composer whose work has been featured in Billboard, Cashbox, Music Row, Village Voice, Boston Phoenix, Canadian Country Music News, The Nashville Music City News and The Tennnessean. Con is also an Emmy-nominated television producer whose 65-episode series, Ribert and Robert’s Wonderworld is currently ´┐╝´┐╝airing on one hundred and twenty-five public television stations across the country as well as Discovery Kids in Latin America.

Con is the co-creator and Executive Producer of The Wompkees, a merry band of elfin creatures who are the stars of two movies which are currently distributed in over 50 countries and have been broadcast domestically on Starz and PBS. Sony Wonder distributed the first movie and the second movie was awarded “Silver” at The Kids First International Children’s Film Festival, which is the largest children’s film festival in the world. He has just signed a seven book e-publishing deal for The Wompkees, as well as a worldwide licensing agreement with Lawless Entertainment.

He has appeared on The Today Show and has been featured on National Public Radio, Voice of America, The Washington Post, and several other publications for his work with immigrant children.
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BILL BURKE

An experienced media executive, Bill was a co-author of Ted Turner’s New York Times best-selling autobiography, Call Me Ted. Prior to this, Bill served as President and CEO of The Weather Channel Companies, where he oversaw all operations of The Weather Channel® network, weather.com, Weather Services International (WSI), and various digital cable, radio, newspaper and interactive television products.

Bill also held several key senior management positions at Time Warner and Turner Broadcasting. Hired as Director of Business Development for the Turner Entertainment Group, he developed the business plan for Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and led the development and launch of this network as its first general manager. In the fall of 1995, Bill was named president of TBS Superstation, Ted Turner’s flagship entertainment service. In October 1999, he was named CEO of News and Information for Time Warner Digital media, where he oversaw the operations of CNN Interactive and Time Inc.’s Internet businesses.

Bill lives with in Cape Elizabeth, Maine with his wife and two children. He is a graduate of Amherst College and received his MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is chairman of the Portland Sea Dogs baseball team and serves on the boards of Simulmedia, Inc, Maine Medical Center and the U.S. Biathlon Foundation. Formerly, Bill served as board chair for the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and was a trustee for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Maine Public Broadcasting Network.