Glenn Fishkin

Glenn Fishkin
President & Founder

Glenn has been on the cutting edge of new media throughout his more than 30-year career. His tenure as a writer, producer and executive producer at CNN in Atlanta spanned the early rise of the now iconic station. In 1986, Glenn led the launch of the first 24-hour regional news channel in the country at News 12 Long Island. As a senior executive producer, Glenn brought franchisees, branding and cross-promotional innovations to the regional market. Under his tenure, News 12 became a multi-award-winning station. Glenn earned his first Emmy Award in 1990.

In the 1990s Glenn served as the first senior producer and managing editor of NBC’s overnight newscast, NBC News Nightside. He was also the first senior producer of special projects for MSNBC. In that role, he traveled the world producing and managing news production around historical events as they unfolded including Princess Diana’s funeral, Mother Teresa’s funeral, Democratic and Republican national conventions, presidential candidate debates, Pope John Paul II’s 1998 visit to Cuba and space shuttle launches.

Glenn transitioned from TV news to webcasting in 2000 as a manager for MindBlazer, Inc. where he produced a first-of-its-kind webcast series on wireless technology for the company’s major client, KPMG Consulting. He went on to become executive producer and senior project manager at the Charlotte, N.C., based company, supporting clients including American Express, Intel, Compaq, Yahoo!, Cisco and Deutsche Bank.

In 2002, Glenn fulfilled a life-long dream and launched Full Scale Productions, Inc., a turn-key video production company known for its unique digital communications solutions that help clients convey their story with clarity and impact.

Karl Wagner
COO & Director of Photography

As senior editor and director of photography, Karl is responsible for production and post-production quality processes and technology management across the company. Karl’s wide-ranging knowledge and skills in computer graphics and image processing paired with his passion for cameras led him to video production after a decade-long career as an entrepreneur.  His boutique design firm, Pixelfab Studios, based in Charlotte, N.C., specialized in motion design and 3D rendering. Karl studied history, philosophy and religion at Appalachian State and proudly cheered on the Mountaineers in 2007 during the most thrilling collegiate upset of all time. You know the one.

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Colleen Dugan
Finance Director

Colleen is FSP’s invaluable in-house accountant, who brings clarity to the financial aspect of the business so the creative team can make their wild and crazy ideas come true.  Colleen has been number-crunching since High School, and earned a B.S. in Accounting and A.S. in Computer Systems Management from Johnson and Wales University Providence. When she’s not organizing teenager, dog, and chicken schedules with spreadsheet-level acumen, she loves to escape to the mountains to hike.

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Rick Willenzik
Senior Producer

Rick Willenzik is an ideas man. He brings over 30 years of experience producing live televised sporting events and documentaries for ESPN and others, and live shows and features for corporate clients including Wells Fargo (Wachovia) and Duke Energy, to his role as contracting senior producer at FSP. Rick earned a B.A. in Radio, Television and Motion Pictures from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, held brief on-air stints in radio and TV, then moved behind the mic/camera and never looked back. Among his numerous credits is producer of Jerseys in the Rafters, a heart-felt tribute to the UNC basketball Hall of Famers whose jerseys are retired above the court. An avid traveler and slow-cooking connoisseur, if the diner sells brisket, Rick will be there.

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Mason Sklut
Editor & Camera Operator

Mason is an award-winning filmmaker whose expertise spans all aspects of video and digital media production. His documentary short, BrocKINGton, about the life of a transgender student, won Best Documentary Short at OUTFest (2015) and at the Austin Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (2014). Mason supplies the FSP team super-fast editing skills and flawless scheduling for multi-day shoots, always with a customer-centric focus. He’s a 2014 graduate of Elon University, where he studied film, video and digital media and was involved in various leadership roles on campus including as founder of an interfaith student organization, Better Together, and the first Jewish fraternity on campus. He’s also FSP’s resident expert in Middle Eastern cuisine.

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Joe Miller
Composer, Field Engineer, & All-around Audio Ninja

Joe Miller is owner of Sounds Like Joe, a boutique sound design firm based in Charlotte, N.C., and is a composer and audio engineer with professional credits in music production and audio post-production. Joe is a regular collaborator with FSP for field recording and music composition. His credits include original music and sound design for dozens of films, broadcast TV series, marketing campaigns, and more. This work has earned multiple ASCAP Plus awards, American Advertising (ADDY) awards, Telly awards, and Metrolina Theatre Association awards. His passion for sound extends beyond work and into the community. He is a regular speaker at universities, schools, and professional groups. He also created and operates Charlotte Synth Meet; a non-profit organization that hosts community meet-ups, technical workshops, demos and hands-on labs involving synthesizers and synthesis techniques. He’s known to wisecrack on the regular both in person and from the Twitter handle @SoundsLikeJoe.

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Gardy Swengbe
Assistant Editor & Production Assistant

As assistant editor and production assistant, Gardy is involved in everything from set prep to the digital wizardry of the editing room. His work gives client projects polish and pizzazz, bringing a strong skill set in studio and field lighting and audio/video production and editing. He is a magna cum laude graduate of journalism and mass communication from North Carolina A&T State University and earned a master’s degree in interactive media from Elon University. He was the winner of the Best Student Music Video at the Urban Mediamakers Film Festival, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. He loves what he does, loves his family and friends and really loves the Carolina Panthers.