Meet Our Team

Catherine Virgen

Community Coordinator

Catherine is a Humboldt State graduate. She received her degree in broadcast journalism and has had the pleasure in working for multiple Radio and TV stations. She is from Los Angeles CA but calls Gilroy her home. She hopes to become a reporter one day. She is excited about her chapter here at CMAP and is happy in becoming more involved with her community.




kelley-ccKelly Ban

Administrative Coordinator 

Kelley joined the CMAP team in June 2015 and brings many years of knowledge and experience from her previous career in the Learning Development organization at IBM.  Kelley is a long standing local resident of Gilroy and enjoys community involvement.

Kelley is currently responsible for the office coordination at CMAP and is happy to be working locally in her community.




josh-cc2Josh Young

Media Services Coordinator

Josh has 13+ years of experience with community media in the Bay Area.  His experience includes everything from pre-production planning to post-production to on-air playback, and everything in between.  As an optimist, Josh is one of the easiest people to get along with.  He enjoys teaching members of our community how to jump into storytelling using modern digital media technologies.  He is also a big fan of all things sports, music, and cooking.




BKReedBecca King Reed

Executive Director

Becca King Reed has an award-winning background as an executive producer of television magazine shows, news programs and documentaries. She is the Executive Director of Community Television of Santa Cruz County and Community Media Access Partnership in Gilroy, CA.

Previously, Ms. Reed supervised the day-to-day operations of public television station, KQED Plus (formerly KTEH) She also led the editorial team in developing and producing content.

Production highlights include the creation of Emmy award winning biography series, This is Us (KQED+) and oversight of one of public television’s more successful kids programs, It’s a Big, Big World. Ms.Reed was a producer of this multi-million dollar, high definition program, which at the time was on the cutting edge for live-action 3D animation, and was supported by a production staff and crew of more than sixty.

Her previous experience in producing and managing a national children’s program was The Dooley and Pals Show, a series syndicated on more than 100 commercial broadcast stations as well as on PBS from 2000-2003. Ms. Reed also has extensive experience producing for cable networks, including The Health Network by FOX, where she produced a network launch event for television and the internet, including the live birth of triplets via satellite.

In addition to a deep content expertise in health programs, Ms. Reed has produced numerous news and public affairs programs, live events, and cultural and performance programs. She has produced in the field, in studio, on sound stages, via satellite and microwave, and for local and national broadcast or syndication.