Valerie Lockhart

Interim Executive Director


Valerie is currently serving as the Interim Executive Director for MTN. She brings with her years of experience in media creation and technology, and has a passion for making those things accessible and easy for others to engage with. 

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Doug Cain

Access and Checkout Manager


Doug, who has a strong passion for Minneapolis, the Mississippi River, and community media, is a long-time producer, staff member, and instructor with MTN. He also produces a world's music program at KFAI-FM and loves to be out in the plants, trees, birds, water, and other natural resources of Minnesota.

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Fanuel Tsehaye

Senior Media Producer


Promoting the power of community media to improve and educate diverse communities and individuals. Fanuel studied new media communication and possess over twenty years experience working on multi-media productions in photography, motion video, and graphics. Fanuel thrives on creativity and new ideas and has a willingness to collaborate and learn from others.


“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Ollie Stench

Programming Manager, Master Control Manager


Ollie creates the schedule of programs that ultimately plays on each of the three channels and webstream. He also manages MTN's automated playback system (Master Control). Ollie is invested in helping members to share their stories with the tools MTN provides.

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Tajudin Hassan

Master Control Operator


Tajudin schedules and uploads shows to the video server.


Engineering and Network Administration

Nathan Mains

Network Administrator


Specialist in Human/Cyborg relations. This person likes computers.



Production Services


Todd Wardrope

Production Services Manager



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