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City TV Staff

Tony Ruggieri
Production Supervisor

During the thirty years Tony has worked for City TV, he has maintained a high standard for City TV productions, including the live broadcast of City Council and other public meetings. He is proud of the role that City TV plays in serving the public information needs of the Santa Barbara community.  Tony enjoys golfing, hiking, camping, and spending time with his wife, Julie, and children, Sam and Quincy.

Janet Ahern
City TV Production Specialist

Janet has over 14 years of experience working in Public, Educational, and Government cable access television in Ohio and Illinois.  She also worked in the academic world as a Television Production Specialist for over 10 years.  She enjoys traveling overseas with her daughter, Jennifer.

Joshua Romero
Production Aide

Born and raised in Santa Barbara, Josh is now working towards his Associates Degree in Film Production at Santa Barbara City College, while also gaining work experience at City TV.  His fascination in video production grew because of his growing interest in technology and YouTube product reviews.  He then served 2 years as a volunteer for the video production team at his church, where he gained experience in live broadcast and video production.  He enjoys online gaming with friends as well as going to Chick Fil for lunch.

Sierra Kalman
Production Aide

​Sierra graduated the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Film and Media Studies degree and is excited to be working in the industry.  After graduating she moved to Palm Springs and worked as a Promotions Producer for KESQ News Channel 3. Now, back in Santa Barbara, she's continuing her work as a Promotions Producer and taking advantage of the beach every time she has the chance.  In her free time she likes to spend time with her friends and family. 

Maddie Whalen
Production Intern

Maddie is an undergraduate student working towards a B.A. in Communication in the Honors Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has been involved with Journalism since high school, so she is honored to be an intern at City TV in order to learn more about her passion from amazing professionals. In her free time, she enjoys taking exercise classes, hanging out with friends in Isla Vista, eating bagels, and binge watching her latest favorite TV show.

Last Updated: Sep 4, 2019
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