Brad has worked in broadcast television since college in the 1970s. In addition to an extensive theatrical arts background, he was the booking agent for all on-campus entertainment. He has worked in local and regional television markets. He was hired by the Episcopal Diocese of Hawai’i to produce the island-wide live broadcast of the ordination of the new bishop to Hawai’i. Brad is the founder and general manager of Perkins Productions which produced promotional and training videos for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley in the 1990s and 2000s. It also produced live productions throughout the 2000s and 2010s. Perkins Productions has provided video production services, including pre-production (storyboard, scripts), production (event, on-location, studio) and post-production (editing, sound mixing, scoring, media distribution). Additionally, Perkins Production has provided photographic services, including event capture, studio portraits, and editing for print, web and social media. It has also provided public address (up to eight-piece band) and sound recording services (a 40-member orchestra and choir) for events and service organizations including school, charity and fundraising events. It provides catering services (for 150 guests) for events and service organizations including charity and fundraising events, and church meetings, services, and bible studies, and community service opportunities, such as feeding homeless and displaced persons. Lastly, Perkins Productions continues to provide marketed and web designed services to non-profit organizations, including foundations and churches. Brad can be found online at IMDB, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube.
With degrees in both law and engineering, and licensed to practice law in California, Hawaii and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Brad has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate work, both doing it himself at smaller, startup companies, and supervising others in departments reporting to him at publicly-traded companies. Brad has managed attorneys, engineers, and other professions in legal, engineering, human resources, marketing, public relations, environmental, health and safety, security, and IT departments. Additionally, Brad availed himself of opportunities to work with non-profit organizations, both professionally and volunteering his time, efforts and resources.
At Juneau Live!, Brad designed, developed, constructed and maintains the studio. In addition to being the Juneau Live!’s producer, Brad also fills-in as director and sound engineer.
Outreach Coordinator, Rev. Karen Perkins
Prior to being called at Resurrection Lutheran Church, was Pastor at both a Lutheran and Episcopalian Church on the marginalized Waianae Coast of Oahu, Hawai’i. Karen has worked with those in need since the 1990’s as part of the trailblazing San Francisco Night Ministry, first as their trainer, and eventually, as one of the Night Ministers on the street from 10 pm to 4 am, serving those suffering from homelessness, mental health issues, substance abuse, physical and mental abuse, health issues, lack of education or income stability and those contemplating suicide. Prior to seminary, was director of training for AAA, and continues to train RLC SSS and Food Pantry staff on their guest service guidelines and practices, and working with homeless clients.
At Juneau Live!, Pastor Karen fills-in as makeup, hair and wardrobe. Karen has a degree in theater arts (and linguistics) from University of Califoria Berkeley.
Paul is one of the directors at Juneau Live!. He has many years of video production experience, and has helped many churches, and other organizations, in Juneau design and install there video production systems. At Juneau Live!, Paul was the director for a number of the 20121 Alaska Folk Festival video submissions.
Paul has been playing drums for 50 years and teaching others for 40 of those years. He played in many bands, including jazz, rock, country and worship and is still active in music, playing shows and working with bands. I’ve had students from ages 5-60, some who have taken a few lessons and others for four or five years and they continue to play in a variety of venues. In keeping with his fundamental philosophy, that people do not learn to read before they begin talking, his goal is to get his students up and playing a basic drum beat in the first couple of lessons then build on that and have them reading music in no time and having fun doing it.