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Biography Through Music

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  • Jeff McCullers is a fifth generation Estero resident who grew up around citrus farming, fishing, construction, and well drilling. A teacher and school administrator with the School District of Lee County for 34 years, Jeff taught English, drama, journalism, stagecraft, and humanities. He’s also an amateur poet, photographer, and painter, and one of Southwest Florida's most interesting individuals.
  • Rendy Ramos is a videographer, editor, and avid cinephile. He has worked on shoots including ESPN, music festivals on cruises, nationally broadcast dog shows, wedding films, and music videos. Rendy moved back to Southwest Florida in 2013 and was a Production Director for Waterman Broadcasting, the local NBC/ABC affiliate before shifting to photojournalism and joining us here at WGCU developing content and stories.
  • Caleb Neff is a producer, songwriter, and lead singer of the band Rosaline. He began performing at the age of 10 when his mom forced him to get guitar lessons. He’s worked on, and contributed to, hundreds of recordings over the years. He describes himself as a “lifelong tone afficanado” and says he loves weaving old recording equipment into his process. His home base is Juniper Recording in Cape Coral, but he also uses commercial facilities when needed, he says giving the artists he works with the best of both worlds in terms of sound, feel, and budget.
  • Dr. Ebony Green has been a teacher, principal, district leader. In 2019, she was selected to lead the equity work as the Senior Director for Equity at the Institute for Student Achievement, where she supports school district nationally to ensure equitable outcomes for all students.
  • DJs Chad Cisneros and David Reed are the halves of the Austin Texas-based music duo Tritonal. As they have released five studio albums, including their latest Coalesce earlier this year.Chad and David host the show Tritonia on Sirius XM Electric Area, they were #65 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs of 2012, and one of MTV Clubland's "10 Artists to Watch in 2013"
  • Mike Braun is managing editor at WGCU working with our reporters to dig deeper and add context to stories affecting Southwest Florida. In his career in print media, he's been a general assignment reporter, copy editor, Sunday edition editor, designer, and chief of the design desk. Mike then moved to southwest Florida and joined The News-Press in 2005 as a front page designer and then moved back to reporting in 2011.
  • Jon Shain is a veteran singer-songwriter who combines improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime, and is the 2019 winner of the International Blues Challenge in the solo/duo category. His most recent solo disc, Gettin’ Handy with the Blues: A Tribute to the Legacy of WC Handy, was released in 2018. He was in Southwest Florida to play a gig at the Americana Community Music Association (ACMA) in Fort Myers.
  • Cadence Bakker is musician and a senior at FGCU studying Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. She's been writing since she was six years old, and self-taught for piano, guitar, and ukulele.
  • Jenny Lapham is a mental health advocate and sociology fangirl who leverages her personal and professional expertise to change how we talk about mental wellness. Jenny has led an unconventional life full of chaos, magic and education. Her idea of a good time is obsessing over romance novels, crafting, and missing the 90s.
  • Judd Cribbs was a writer, reporter and editor for 25 years before becoming a teacher. He moved to Florida in 1998 to work as a feature reporter for WINK-TV, becoming the managing editor there in 2008. He taught TV Production at Cape Coral High School in 2011-2012 before starting at FGCU in 2012, where he is currently an assistant professor in the Journalism Program.