Okay we’re on to our next highlight for National Staffing Employee Week! Who is up next? Michael Marcus, who has been a part of multiple successful TeamPeople contracts and locations. We asked him a few questions about the industry, his experience and of course, about his time working with TeamPeople, here’s what he has to say.
Michael Marcus, Contract Manager
Q: What was the first job you ever had?
A: My first “real” job was as a field production technician at C-SPAN. I worked there for 13 years in various roles before being hired by Team.
Q: How did you become interested in the production industry?
A: I was always drawn to the visual media industry including art, television and especially film. I knew early on that I wanted to work behind the scenes.
Q: What is the professional accomplishment you are most proud of?
A: Overall I am proud of the fact that I have helped launch and work on five Team contracts starting with the first contract at CNN, then Alhurra, Channel One News, The World Bank and now the United Nations.
Q: What do you think is the greatest invention or development in the industry?
A: Recently there has been a good deal of talk about the utilization of camera mounted drones in news and corporate media. We had a recent outdoor event at the UN that utilized a drone for an aerial shot.
Q: What is your favorite thing about working at TeamPeople?
A: I appreciate working with and getting to know our employees, other managers and HQ staff over the years. We really do have an amazing “Team”!