Doug DrewMorning/Breakfast Television Specialist
Doug Drew is the Morning/Breakfast Television specialist at 602
Communications. Doug’s background is in journalism, and he is recognized
as an expert in understanding how viewers watch morning television. His
knowledge and experience as an Executive Producer have helped many
stations and networks significantly increase their morning ratings. Many
602 Communications clients have climbed to number one in the morning
time period or experienced significant ratings growth with Doug’s
guidance and workshops.
His insights into viewer attitudes make him a much requested speaker
for RTDNA and Promax conferences. He graduated from the Ohio University School of Telecommunications with a Radio-Television degree, and went on to a successful career in television news. Doug has been an on-air reporter and anchor, as well as a producer, assignment editor, Executive Producer, Assistant News Director and News Director at numerous network affiliated stations.
Doug has extensive experience internationally, helping re-launch and
re-brand a television network in Istanbul, Turkey. In addition, he was
part of the team that launched the Middle East Television Network, a
Washington DC based Arabic language satellite news channel. He has also
done workshops for CNN in London, for Network Ten in Australia, Citytv
and CTV stations in Canada, and for Mexicanal, a Spanish language
network which has numerous stations in Mexico. Doug lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.