Since 1987
About Our Business

A/Dolphin Associates is an audio-video communication technology company
founded by Terry Dolph in 1987. Creative and technical services include
video production, video engineering consulting, commercial broadcast
advertising, and teleconferencing. Based in the Central California, A/Dolphin
Associates serves clients all over the World with their audio-visual
communication tools. Whether you need a 5-minute educational video or the
infrastructure created for a new television network, A/Dolphin Associates is the
company to call. Video Technology.
Producer Terry Dolph
On location in Cairo, Egypt
About
A/Dolphin Associates

SENIOR EXECUTIVE – BROADCASTING / TELEVISION /MEDIA
Station Group General Manager / Director of Engineering / President, Media Company

Vision, Strategy & Execution / Start-up Leadership / Operations Management
Budgeting & Forecasting / Reorganization / Sales & Marketing / Human Resources
Programming & Engineering Management / FCC & Regulatory Compliance
Contract Negotiations / IT Management / Relationship Building / Employee Development

Distinguished career is highlighted by an outstanding record of operational and management performance, and
achievements in driving growth, revenues, and profitability. Vast experience in all aspects of broadcasting by having over 35
years of experience in radio and television; sole proprietor of media company. Organized, enthusiastic and dedicated, and
highly regarded in the broadcast industry for knowledge of both low and full power television. Passion for coaching young
professionals to further career development. Proven track record in defining goals and exceeding expectations.
Entrepreneurial spirit.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
•        Created a Media Company serving as an Advertising Agency, Marketing Consultant, Video Production and Multi-Media,
Broadcast Engineering Services and Media Training and Education

•        Established, engineered and managed 30 television stations in the Western United States.  Partner in two LPTV
stations in Idaho.

•        Created and built a Fossil Discovery Museum at the historic Fairmead fossil site in Madera County.  


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A/DOLPHIN ASSOCIATES – MADERA, CA - Owner        1987-Present


Launched A/Dolphin Associates, a Media Company.  A multi-faceted organization that includes a video production company
which produces television, informational, and educational videos. An advertising agency that has created and produced
marketing campaigns for various industries. Global experience across the  U.S., Russia and Egypt. Ability to combine
creative and technical skills to collaborate with people.  Information Technology engineering, integrating, networking with
audio and video communications.  

Consulting experience and clients include:

•   Museum Exhibits Director, Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County, Madera, CA
•   General Manager and Director of Engineering, Cocola Broadcasting Companies, Fresno, CA
•   Station Manager, KKJB-TV, Boise Telecasters, Boise, Idaho
•   Director of Engineering, KMSG-TV, Sanger Telecasters, Fresno, CA
•   Consulting Engineer, Lopes Broadcasting Companies, Alamo, CA
•   Consulting Engineer, Digi-Gear, West Hills, CA
•   Broadcast Television Consultant, TN Communications, Cairo, Egypt
•   Production Engineer, Pacific Horizon Entertainment Media, Camarillo, CA
•   Production Engineer, Mira Film Productions, Moscow, Russia
•   Creative Partner, Simon and Dolph Marketing Advertising Agency, Fresno, CA
•   Video Production Teacher, Madera Unified School District, Madera, CA

•        Operational Leadership – Steered the vision, strategy, planning, and execution of several television stations  growth..
Re-tooled operational procedures for several companies to own multiple stations and operate with less than 50 employees.
Centralized operations for all markets from the main office and provided hands-on management in building each station in
the group.  

•        Financial Oversight – Reviewed and approved budgets/forecast and oversaw all financial goals, including capital
expenditure planning.  Restructured one company’s operations and sales resulting in an increase in company value from 3
million to 25 million in six years.

•        Human Resources & Employee Development – Developed and implemented HR policies and associated handbooks.
Served as a mentor to young professionals.

•        Digital Television Transition – Orchestrated the company-wide transition to digital, including all aspects of IT, and RF
design/execution.

•        FCC & Legal Affairs – Held responsibility for FCC public files for all stations. Handled legal matters with the FCC,
including efforts to gain ownership of low-power television permits and full-power stations.

•        Contract Negotiations – Structured, negotiated and closed contracts.

Television Broadcasting Employment

Meredith Broadcasting – Producer- Writer-Director, KSEE-TV, NBC TV,  Fresno, CA 1982-1987
Produced and directed newscasts, public affairs, sports and commercial production.  
Mc Clatchy Broadcasting – Producer-Writer-Announcer, KMJ-TV, NBC TV,  Fresno, CA    1979-1982
Produced and directed newscasts, public affairs, sports and commercial production.
Capital Cities Communications – Announcer-Director, KFSN-TV, CBS TV, Fresno, CA     1976-1979
Operated master control, directed news, children’s show, promotions and public affairs.
San Bernadino Valley College – Operations Manager, KVCR-TV, PBS, San Bernardino, CA 1972-1974
Managed technical production staff for local productions.  Assisted Public Relations manager.

Radio Broadcasting Employment

KFIG-FM  -  Progressive AOR Radio Station, Fresno,CA  1975 to 1976
Live Disc Jockey, talent and engineer
KFYE-FM , Stereo Broadcasting, Adult Contemporary Radio Station, Fresno, CA 1974 to 1976
News Director, Announcer, Engineer, Commercial Production
KBON-AM, Beautiful Music and News Radio Station, San Bernardino. CA 1972 to 1974
News reporter, announcer, and engineer.


EDUCATION / ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

•        B.A, Telecommunications– California State University, Fresno, CA
•        A.A. Telecommunications – San Bernardino Valley College, San Bernardino, CA
•        KUOR Radio – University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
•        Elected to the Board of Directors Community Media Access Consortium.  PEG
•        Society of Broadcast Engineers
•        Former Member, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
•        Board of Directors, San Joaquin Valley Paleontology Foundation
•        Teacher and Advisor – Video and Media Production, Madera Unified School District
•        Alpha Epsilon Rho – Professional Fraternity

SUMMARY
Media management, marketing, advertising, promotion, sales, production, computer IT, engineering,  
Managed a television station group of 30 stations in two States.
Created a complete business plan for a network of privately owned television stations in Egypt.
Saved a television station from potential bankruptcy and developed it into a profitable broadcast property.
Created a cable television studio for local origination programming and local spot insertion facility head end.
Created, operated and managed several Independent video production facilities.
Created and executed advertising campaigns in all media for various organizations and industries.
Professional Voice-Over Announcer and Emmy Award Nomination.