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Christine Winge - Executive Director

Christine is passionate about connecting our community via free speech, public access, government visibility, and education. A longtime Monterey Peninsula resident, Christine attended Stevenson School; UC Berkeley; and Santa Clara University graduating with a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. When not advocating for transparency and sustainability, you can find her drinking coffee, coaching field hockey, hanging out in the Carmel Valley river, or looking at cute pictures of cats on Instagram.

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Erik Gandolfi - Station Manager

Our Station Manager, Erik Gandolfi, is no stranger to Monterey. He’s been a Production Manager for KOTR, the Video Producer for the Naval Post Graduate School, and has operated his own media production company for many years. Erik is energized by the collaborative process involved in leading our highly creative and motivated team of producers, staff, camera operators, editors, animators, and engineers. Erik strongly believes in the importance and relevance of community television because, as AMP's Mission Statement states: We help everyone!

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Michael Martines - Production Manager


Mario Romo - Training & Equipment Manager

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Lindsay Nelson - Admin Services Manager

A Santa Cruz local and UC Santa Cruz graduate, Lindsay now resides and works in Monterey. She handles all the administrative tasks at Amp Media. She’s the go-to-girl for anything and everything - whether that’s invoicing customers or ordering pizza for office parties. Lindsay’s background in news media includes a stint at a newspaper publishing company, which prepared her for the world of local community media. When she’s not working hard at the office, she loves spending her free time online shopping and decorating her place in Monterey.

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David Cardoza - Production Technician

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Sam Hipol - Program Coordinator

Sam started here at AMP Media as an intern but we just couldn’t get enough of her! She studies Mass Communication, Journalism, and Photography in college, so when she had the chance to intern at AMP Media, she was immediately on board. Sam coordinates our channel schedules, works closely with producers, and helps with productions. When not at work or school, Sam enjoys playing volleyball, photography, and taking care of her dog, our mascot, Willow. She is also very well-traveled, and once even lived in Germany. Wir lieben dich Sam!

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Jules Hart - Production Technician/Documentarian

Award-winning filmmaker and documentarian, Jules Hart, helps in a variety of ways at AMP Media. A Jill (or should we say, JULES!) of All Trades, she works on everything from shooting video to editing, to teaching classes about film-making. Jules is frequently spotted rocking her favorite color (purple) and taking care of her darling rescue dog, Isabella.

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Richard Bants- Volunteer Extraordinaire


Willow Rose - AMP Media Mascot

A Producer in her own right, Miss Willow can be found lounging in her office or, on hot days, splayed out on the cool tiles of the AMP Media foyer. Willow Rose happily accepts treats, pets on the head, and is always up for a game of fetch if you have the time.

Not pictured are the many, wonderful, part-time Production Technicians who help us cover various meetings and events. Shout out to them, too!

Not pictured are the many, wonderful, part-time Production Technicians who help us cover various meetings and events. Shout out to them, too!