MEET OUR KEY STAFF
Louis D. Cordera is the Founder and President of CORTRON Media, LLC. A graduate of The University of Virginia with a Bachelor's degree in Government and Foreign Affairs in 1970, his background includes experience in the fields of healthcare, television, community development, as well as, music composition, performance and recording. Mr. Cordera has served as President of P.O. Naly Company, Inc., Director of Operations at GTV Sports and Vice President of Angelisanti Winery. He also has an active community service record, serving as co-founder of the Community Health Clinic, Inc., the Tri-City Community Federal Credit Union, the Alle-Kiski Community Development Corporation and the New Kensington, PA COPS Program. Mr. Cordera has melded the diverse experiences of his professional career into a knowledge base that enhances his expertise as a creative and resourceful video producer.
Don Wright is the Director of Operations for CORTRON Media, LLC and has worked in virtually every capacity within the television and video production industry. His experience includes work as a director, editor and technical director for all of the major North American, European and Asian Networks, as well as, commercial production and corporate production. Mr. Wright has won numerous awards for his production expertise including an Emmy Award Nomination for the documentary entitled “Let Me Be Brave” which focuses upon the Special Olympic Games in Baton Rouge, LA. His program credits include content from “Monday Night Football” to “The Galloping Gourmet”, and, encompasses work for prestigious clients such as “McDonalds” and “Nike” He has conducted Television Production classes for credit in several colleges in Canada ,and, began his career in the United States Army as a combat zone radio operator in Vietnam.
Doug Malcolm is the Sales Manager for CORTRON Media, LLC and possesses a background that includes work in corporate insurance, sales and marketing consulting, and media sales. He is a good lead contact with prospective clients because of his pride in what CORTRON's professionals accomplish to promote the services of client companies and organizations they serve. He admits “I like bragging about our staff. And they’re a pretty colorful lot, too, so that makes it fun. Everyone has a hobby, or weekend gig that’s entertaining. I like to share those things when prospects visit our studios and meet our team. The studio is a great place, too. We do live satellite TV feeds featuring celebrities and other news makers with all the major networks. So there’s no telling who you’ll bump into. I do have a great job!” Like much of Cortron's staff, Doug has a natural desire to create and promote media that benefits America's veterans, having served four years in the United States Air Force with active duty in the Middle East.
Frank D’Oratio is a seasoned veteran in all aspects of video production. His experience spans four decades and, throughout his career, he has always demonstrated his dedication to excellence. In addition to his expertise as a puppeteer, including 6 years with the H.R. Pufnstuf television show, Frank’s resume includes work with several theatre companies. Prior to joining CORTRON Media, Frank worked as a videographer and editor at Pittsburgh Televideo, Inc. His demeanor behind the scenes is an asset that contributes to the successful completion of every project.
Robert O'Brien is the Primary Production Specialist for CORTRON Media, LLC. and has over 15 years of Mobile DJ experience and a degree in Technical Theater Production. His inclusive expertise includes lighting, sound, video and staging. He is particularly adept at the fulfillment of client prerequisites as they relate to the successful completion of the project. He has worked at various theater companies and has been an integral part of the production team for over a decade. Mr. O'Brien is also a multi-faceted performer in live environments, as well as, a facilitator for his own, and others', live and archived streaming work. His presence behind the scenes guarantees that all productions run smoothly and "on-spec" whether they occur in-studio, on-location, or, they be recorded or live.