In Case You Missed it

February 4th, 2013 Posted in In Case You Missed It

Charlene (Butler) Maville ’75, originally run in Spartan Fall/Winter 2012

Charlene (Butler) Maville 1975 ACC yearbook

Charlene (Butler) Maville 1975 ACC yearbook

It’s not just because she met her husband, Michael J. Maville, at ACC:  Charlene (Butler) Maville ’75 shares that she always regarded her time at Auburn Community College as a wonderful experience and adds that “I received a solid communications base which helped me to land my first job in TV.”  Since that time, Charlene went on to earn her B.A. at Barry University in Miami, and to receive three Emmy Awards, a Telly Award, and several other broadcasting awards.  Mike, whom she married in 1975, was a Telcom and Engineering student at ACC for a year; he received his B.S. from SUNY Oswego and his M.B.A. from SU.

Charlene is now the Marketing and Production Coordinator with WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, FL, an NBC affiliate.  She shares that WPTV has been the #1 station in its market since 1954.  Some of her Production Coordinator duties include managing elements of local commercial production, producing and directing commercials, scheduling field shoots, writing scripts, and working closely with clients.  In addition to her production duties, she is responsible for facilitating revenue-generating, marketing opportunities.  She acts as liaison between the sales and news departments, researches and creates marketing ideas for news and NBC programming opportunities.

Charlene Maville at the 2010 Emmy Awards Dinner

Charlene Maville
at the 2010 Emmy Awards Dinner

Prior to her current positions, Charlene served as Television Director with WPTV.  She had worked for WCNY-TV/FM (PBS) in Syracuse from 1980-1992 as a Television Production Crew Person, and from 1992-1998 as a Television Producer/Director.  While at (PBS) Syracuse, Charlene produced award-winning short-form children’s programming and directed/technical directed live programs.

In addition to her three Emmy Awards and the Telly Award, Maville has received multiple SPJ (Society of Professional Journalists) Sunshine State Awards, an SPJ Green Eyeshade Award, an Associated Press (AP) Award and a PBS Advertising & Promotion Award.  She is a current member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  The couple has three children and one grandchild.  Her husband Mike is currently Assistant Chief Engineer at WPTV.

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