James A. Donnelly Bio - JADonnelly
Donnelly, winner of 2 Silver Telly Awards, 2 Emmy Awards (Mid-Atlantic), 11 Addy (Advertising Awards), and 1 Iris Award brings his creative expertise from 20 years of television, video compression, and a pioneer of podcasting. Donnelly has a background in television, videography, radio, podcasting and app development.
An early adopter of social media, Donnelly has several years experience in app development, taking his apps to the top ten charts on iTunes in multiple countries. Along similar lines, he had one of the first pet adoption sites in 1995 a story reported by NBC and PBS.
He worked for New York Times Video Productions, promotion manager for a NBC affiliate, a video compressionist on works including: Shrek, Jurassic Park 3, American Pie One and Two, as well as Spy Games. “Illuminating Angels and Demons” DVD, and “Looking To The River” (PBS Documentary) showcases his videography experience and talent.
Additionally, he was a technical director for live television shows, a segment producer for PM Magazine (a syndicated TV show) and produced promos with Jay Leno for NBC Affiliates. Donnelly recently co–produced the first instructional DVD video for 3 time grammy winning producer Narada Michael Walden & Drum Channel, DW Drums. Other Production works consist of: New York Times Video Group, videos for Boston Globe, Golf World, and Sailing World, MTV.
BACKGROUND AND HISTORY
Moonvideo obtained its official name and title in 1997, however, the company has been serving the public since 1995, when it started PetsOnBoard.com to help animals in the shelters find homes.
Pets Onboard was one of the first online pet adoption websites of its kind. The story was featured on NBC, and since then, the website has continued to give sheltered pets a second chance at a new life. Madlymedia’s success can be attributed to the fact that podcasting is an extremely successful means of reaching the public.
James A. Donnelly is such an authority in the field of podcasting that he has been quoted and
mentioned in Tricks of the Podcasting Masters by Rob Walch and Mur Lafferty. Also, 6 months
prior to releasing channels to the public, Google/YouTube contacted Donnelly and offered
Partner Channels for his project PawShow. He has been on multiple panels at Podcast Expo and conferences.
Donnelly, being a pioneering podcaster, now has 80 countries listening to his flagship podcast
www.madpod.com. Millions of downloads reaching people all over world through online digital
distribution and airing on Sirius Channel 102.
Some additional significant aspects of James Donnelly’s career have included creating
PawShow.com which is mentioned in a story for www.PBS.org.