“All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable.”
– Matthew 13:34
We have a long and mutually respectful relationship…and found their presentation very instructive
Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO HBO
Great perspectives about the dialog between the media and religious communities…thought-provoking and a real-life opportunity to address issues all media companies need to consider.
Rosa Gatti, former Senior Vice President, ESPN
I trust the counsel of the Mastermedia team, and have for years.
Tom Halleen, Sr. VP of Programming & Scheduling AMC
Who We Are
Dan joins Mastermedia with 37 years of experience as a respected producer, writer, and speaker. In his ten years as a supervisor at CBS Television, he oversaw some of the most iconic shows in American television history, including The Price Is Right, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Prime Time Emmy Awards. Dan was head of programming and development for five internet TV companies and has been featured on NBC Nightly News, CNN, FOX News, The Washington Post, and more. In addition, Dan is an honored graduate from Biola University and has served in various capacities in Christian ministry for over 35 years.
Robert M. “Buster” Holmes, Jr.
Since 1987 Buster has been involved in all aspects of Mastermedia’s service to leaders in global media, primarily in Hollywood and New York. In 1989, Buster created the Media Leader Prayer Calendar, which he has gone on to research and edit for 22 years. With a B.S. in Science Education and an M.A. in Communications from Auburn University, Buster also has worked in recruiting, sales, and community relations at other companies.
Dr. David Christian Andersen
President, East Coast
David has served as a Presbyterian Minister in West Orange, New Jersey, Essex Fells, New Jersey, and the Boston area. He holds a Master of Divinity degree and a doctoral degree from Trinity Seminary. Prior to his ministry, he co-founded a successful design and engineering company in Chicago, Illinois.
Jacqueline A. Granger
Senior Vice President
A magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University with professional accomplishments in the areas of architectural design, marketing, management, and financial services, biblical studies and counseling. Jacqueline has brought invaluable expertise to her leadership role since 1997, providing professional and personal counsel and support to media executives.
Christine M. Metzler
A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Florida, Christine brings her experience in business marketing, communications, and commercial real estate, along with co-founding a talent agency in Los Angeles to her leadership role with Mastermedia. She joined Mastermedia in 2007 and provides professional and personal counsel and support to executives in media.
Vice President, East Coast
Jonathan holds a Political Science degree from the University of Delaware and a Master of Theology from Dallas Seminary. He has spent time as a chaplain in professional baseball, worked as a producer for several cable networks and served as an executive pastor.
Larry M. Poland, Ph.D
Larry Poland has had an illustrious career in higher education, international volunteer service, and in consulting to decision-makers in the entertainment industry. He has been a college president, written seven books, placed volunteers in 35 nations, traveled to 100 countries, and founded two schools and a radio station.
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