Apr 10, 2016
MTV launched careers beyond the 5 VJs. Cable TV's coverage of middle America plugged MTV directly into consumer living rooms
Original format "Popclips" - brainchild of Monkee & genius Mike Nesmith; Sexism in the industry that still isn't discussed
Profiles of women on the business side, agents of performers, video artists & a look at how Martha Quinn and Nina Blackwood were hired.
Note: At one point, I suggest that the battle-tested video vet Sharon Oreck has enough stories to write a book. Well she did, in 2010. It's called Video Slut: How I Shoved Madonna Off an Olympic High Dive, Got Prince into a Pair of Tiny Purple Woolen Underpants, Ran Away from Michael Jackson's ... So I Could Bring Rock Videos to the Masses.