Point Loma Nazarene University
Contact: Nicholle Jaramillo
Point TV: Channel 23 Marketing & Promotions Mgr.
Advisor: Alan Hueth (619) 849-2358
Date: October 25, 2010
Written by: Nicholle Jaramillo
Late Night Show Soon to Hit Channel 23
Two PLNU communication students will embark on a Channel 23 late night project this semester. Seniors Michael Prescott and Benjamin Dunn will begin directing and producing a late night show called Late Night Loma. It will take a lighthearted approach to relevant issues.
“There will be current events from on and off campus, guests from on and off campus, and comedic bits toying with the issues that students care about,” said Benjamin Dunn.
According to Dunn the pair came up with idea because they wanted to do something unlike anything else running on Channel 23. They wanted to take and old idea and turn it into something new.
“There really is nothing right now on the channel like this,” said Dunn. “Eventually we would love to shoot this live, in front of an audience, capturing the feel of what this kind of show could be.”
Late Night Loma is supposed to be similar to late night network shows. Just as some look forward to watching their favorite late night personalities, Dunn hopes this can also be something for students to get excited about.
“We hope to create an audience on campus, we want people to look forward to our show, to actually watch it, and eventually take part in it themselves,” said Dunn.
As for who exactly is distinguished as the show’s director and producer, Dunn says he and Prescott try to avoid labels.
“Both Mike and I are director and producer, we aren't really into titles. Unless you want to call us Sir, then that's totally fine,” said Dunn.
The duo is currently in the process of casting people from around campus as talent, writers, advertisers and guests. Late Night Loma will begin airing late fall 2010 or early winter 2011.
If you have any questions regarding “Late Night Loma,” or want to get involved, please contact Benjamin Dunn at email@example.com, Michael Prescott at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Station Manager Jessica Bobik at email@example.com.