Our People, Supporters and Board of Advisors
Paul Sladkus, Founder and President
Paul is a 39-year veteran producer and television executive. Prior to opening Milestone Broadcast Corporation in 1985, Paul worked at CBS and PBS on over 150 shows and series representing some of the worlds most celebrated television programs including Sonny and Cher, The Carol Burnett Show, All in the Family, The Nature Series, The Brain Series and CBS News.
MaryAnn Zimmer, Lead Counsel
MaryAnn has represented major networks like CBS and Arts & Entertainment (A&E). MaryAnn is a leader in the field of entertainment law.
Karl Milde – Patent Lawyer
Karl has worked with Good News on Intellectual Property.
Jerry Alteri, Director of Finance
Leveraging 40 years of experience, Jerry has continuously ensured the success of Milestone Broadcast Corporations financial strategy over the 27 years in business. .
Richard Frame – Chief Financial Officer
Richard has 40 years’ experience with major top Fortune 100 companies Richard has worked on import and export areas.
David Katzmire – Technical and WEB MASTER
David has created our new website. He is cutting edge with technology and positive energy. Good News Planet is growing rapidly with his expertise and his 20 years of experience.
Austin Guo-Siang Tang – Vice President/Director of Productions/Operations
Senior Executive with Milestone for many years. Strong technical knowledge. Chinese background.
Joseph Lodispoto – Producer
Editor, production crew.
Vid Son Doz – Art Director
Prtoduction art director, lighting, art work veteran.
Gregg Sullivan, Director of Development
Former CBS Television Executive and owner of one of the Major Hollywood Film Studios..
Phil Sauers – Associate
Associate for all Water and Peace Initiatives. Phil is the creator of the World Rescue Fund and numerous projects with Pete Seeger.
Chris Smith – Investment Consultant
Chris is a Former Banker and investment consultant for Good News.
Zen Alejandro, Creative Department
Zen’s experience with numerous campaigns benefiting the planet.
Board of Advisors
Carol Adrienne, Ph.D. – Best selling author who has assisted thousands of people through the process of making life changes
Jerry Alteri – Finance Consultant
Bill Ayers – Founder of Ayers Group
Liz Baccay – Business Development
Bob Bagar – Public Relations Guru, former Executive. VP Ruder Finn (In memory of, Father of Good News)
Susan Beer – Business Entrepreneur, Humanitarian
Alan Brody – Founder of iBreakfast and technology Guru
James Cavello – President Westwood Gallery
Dan Clark – Author, speaker, composer, producer, largest contributor to the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Frederique Darragon – Business Entrepreneur, Humanitarian
Sandra Trim-DeCosta – Music Industry Guru & Good Samaritan
Bruce Erickson – Marketing Consultant & Community Thinker
Joan Firstenberg – Cheerleader, helper and contributor
Gene Fisch, Jr. – Humanitarian, Educator, Business Leader
Richard Frame – Comptroller for Roland Corporation
Joe Franklin – Radio personality who has helped launch, Barbara Streisand, Bill Cosby, Billy Crystal and many more
Dr. John Gray – Author, Producer, Men Are From Mars, Women are from Venus
Buddy Greco – Singer, songwriter, and musician with Benny Goodman and his own group
Gabrielle Noelle Greeves – Marketing Consultant
Zeal Greenberg – World Humanitarian
Percy Heath (In Memory of) – Musician, Modern Jazz Quartet
William Hetzler – Business Consultant, Chairman Steuben Day Parade and Special Assistant to Governor Pataki
Jay Iselin (In memory of), – Former President WNET, Copper Union, Board of National Geographic
Aldon James – President of The National Arts Club
Dr. Gerald Jampolsky – Best Selling Author of the 5 Million sellers Love is Letting Go of Fear
Yue Sai Kan – Most viewed television personality in the world, President of China’s largest Cosmetic Company
Barry Kay – Entrepreneur, Magazine Publisher, Humanitarian
Dr. Judy Kuriansky – Relationship authority
Sadahei (Sam) Kusumoto – Chairman Emeritus Minolta Corporation, President The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc.
Gary Laermer – Development of NYC’s 5th Largest Hospital – Staten Island University Hospital
Zhen Joy Lin is environmental activist and master of Tai chi and healing Qi Gong. She is an honored Dame of The Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta.
Ingrid Lemme – Marketing Guru and Gurney’s Inn Host for the American Dream Show
Ronna Lichtenberg – Consultant, lecturer and author of Work Would be Great If it Weren’t for the People, past Senior VP Prudential Securities, Carl Milde – Lawyer, Intellectual Properties Lee Nadler – Marketing and Communication Guru
Carl Sabatino – Business Consultant, Corporate Funding Parkinson Foundation
Ambassador Phillip V. Sanchez – Publisher of Noticias del Mundo, Former Ambassador to Nicaragua & Colombia
Phil Sauers – World Water Rescue Foundation, U.N. Year of Fresh Water Creator
Cherie Carter Scott – Best Selling Author of the Rules
Leslie Smith – Chairman, SeniorNet
Adam Taylor – President, EMI Music
Josh Taylor – President Candy, condo and cosmetic companies
Hara Taicher – Motivational & Wellness Guru,
Bill Turner (In Memory of) – Founder of Wisdom TV
Midge Woolsey – WNET –PBS spokesperson, WQXR Radio Host
MaryAnn Zimmer – Entertainment Lawyer