ERICK THOMPSON is a videographer and communications professional. He is a correspondent with Video Research, a film production studio based in the Okanagan Valley. Erick is also a certified RPAS (remotely piloted aircraft system) pilot and has completed Information Officer training through the Justice Institute of BC (JIBC).
Prior to co-founding ET2media, Erick spent more than 20 years in television and radio. As a former reporter, anchor and talk show host, he brings a journalistic approach to all his video and film projects.
Erick knows how to convey information in a clear, concise and entertaining manner that resonates with audiences. In 2009, Erick won an RTNDA (Radio-Television News Directors Association) Award for a TV news series he produced called Islanders in Nepal. He created several shows, feature segments and news stories on a range of topics.
Erick served on the Ryga Arts Festival board and Summerland Skatepark Committee.
ERIN TRAINER has a passion for helping small business owners and non-profit organizations reach their goals. She enjoys working with all types of people, and believes that creative, strategic and thoughtful communication can solve almost any problem.
Erin has a B.A. in Political Science and a diploma in Broadcast Journalism. As a life-long student, she recently completed her diploma in Public Relations.
Erin worked as a TV news writer and associate producer for four years at CTV Vancouver Island. In 2011, she co-founded ET2media.
In addition to video production, Erin is a marketing and communications specialist. She previously worked with Summerland Credit Union and Penticton Farmers’ Market to help increase social media and community engagement. Erin is also an active volunteer in the community.