Dana Sahae: Executive Director
Dana has more than 15 years experience in communications and public relations for both the private and public sector organizations. She joined MCTV in 2015 and has been leading the small and mighty crew since July, 2016. She was an award-winning local newspaper reporter for seven years covering everything from politics to public safety to small business development. She has also worked as a communications director for both public and private agencies — large and small. Her experience includes fundraising, event planning, external communications and social media management. Dana is a San Mateo, California native and considers Millbrae her home away from home. When she’s not at the office or at a shoot, Dana is with husband, Raj, their toddler and dog.
Anne Simmons: Production Manager
Anne began her career in television in her hometown of Tucson, running teleprompter for a nightly news magazine at Arizona Public Media. She holds degrees in Journalism & Political Science from the University of Arizona and 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.
Grace Tzeng: Programming Manager
Grace manages the MCTV program schedule and the program archive and database. She graduated from the College of Notre Dame de Namur where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and a minor in English. Grace’s previous experience in media includes working as a columnist at Asian Week newspaper in San Francisco where she wrote a weekly column on education and internships with both KQED and KRON. In addition, Grace worked for many years as a preschool teacher and elementary-school-aged, after-school teacher. On the weekends she enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her two adorable nieces.