Meet The Team!

Sara Marie Johnson | Executive Director

Sara has over ten years’ experience in nonprofit and broadcast media. Sara started her broadcast media career at KSYS, Southern Oregon Public Television and then moved to Portland, Oregon where she worked at KOPB, Oregon Public Broadcasting before moving to the Bay Area where she worked for Comcast Spotlight. For the past three years Sara, has worked in the nonprofit sector where she operated a transitional house and center dedicated to finding resources for homeless women and children. As the incoming Executive Director, we are excited to welcome her to Millbrae and to the MCTV family!

Anne Seyla Simmons | Media Director

Anne began her career in television in her hometown of Tucson, running teleprompter for a nightly news magazine at Arizona Public Media. She holds a BA in Journalism & Political Science from the University of Arizona and MA in Radio & Television from San Francisco State University. Prior to MCTV, she spent four years as manager of SF Commons, San Francisco’s public access television station. She sees video and television/online streaming platforms as important teaching tools inseparable from modern democracy. Her vision for the future includes a robust and healthy network of non-commercial TV and media centers that engage with the public at local levels to share ideas in civic participation, science and the arts–creating media free from corporate or commercial influence. In her spare time, Anne is honing her skills as a geographer and amateur enthusiast of California native flora and fauna.

Robert Edward Bruce | Technical Manager

Robert is an aspiring filmmaker and writer originally from Chicago. He holds degrees from Columbia College Hollywood and Columbia College Chicago. He currently splits his time between freelance writing and tech work around the Bay Area, caretaking for several animals, and continuing to pursue filmmaking opportunities. As a new member to MCTV Robert hopes to use his skills for the betterment of growth within the community and to help improve the quality of content that we produce.

Matthew Hintermann | Engineer