Our Staff

Here to support you

Our core staff of career broadcast professionals is devoted to supporting our producers, users and viewers in all the areas they need to communicate using today’s high-tech tools. 

We’re constantly working behind the scenes on keeping the important parts of a complex network of machinery up and running, but we’re also here to teach, advise, and help Milton citizens develop their ideas, learn the skills they’ll need to make their vision a reality, and follow through to bring it to life.


Who We Are

Meet Our Team

Shane Brandenburg

Shane Brandenburg

Executive Director


As Executive Director, Shane is responsible for the studio’s administrative operations, budgets, employee and volunteer management, filming and programming. He reports to a nine-member Executive Board.

With the station since 2012, Shane spent five years growing Milton Access TV in the role of Operations Director, and previously as Production Coordinator.

He lived and studied abroad in his youth, and was a student at the ESRA film school in Nice, France. Shane also holds a degree in Communications & History from Quinnipiac University.

Email Shane: shane@miltonaccesstv.org

Tom Pilla

Tom Pilla

Director of Operations


Tom is responsible for the programming, production and training at MATV, as well as maintaining and updating MATV’s equipment.

Previously, he spent five years developing new and existing programming as the Director of Original Content, working with producers as well as creating station-produced shows.

Prior to MATV, Tom was the editor of the Milton Times newspaper. He has also worked as a brand strategist at an advertising agency and as a management consultant. His B.A. is from Dartmouth College in English and Creative Writing. He studied filmmaking at Colorado Film School and attended Milton Academy. Tom also works as a freelance video producer and writer/editor, and has won awards for his short films and writing. 

Email Tom: tom@miltonaccesstv.org

Gerry D'Apollo

Gerry D'Apollo

Director of Editing


Gerry attended Quinnipiac University, where he fell in love with film production. More specifically, the art of the cut: Editing. While there, he wrote, directed and edited small features, as well as a short documentary about ALS. Now, his skills have become a vital tool for Milton Access Television. His keen eye to detail and creativity helps push the boundaries of what a public access station can achieve.

Email Gerry: gerard@miltonaccesstv.org