The MOV2GO Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation designed to provide cost-free education, scholarships, and grant funding to high school students who desire educational opportunities in the fields of Journalism, Communications, Broadcast Engineering, and Audio/Video Production, as well as those who may require assistance funding projects which would provide them with future opportunities.
The MOV2GO Board of Directors is comprised of numerous public educators, computer sciences professionals, and network broadcast technichians who, along with their companies, act as ambassadors to raise social consciousness and program awareness on a local, regional, and state level.
The MOV2GO Foundation receives its funding through local, state, and private grants as well as through contributions from local businesses and individuals.
MOV2GO Institute of Media Technologies graduates receive 30 of the 60 credits required to earn their Associate of Technical Studies degree from the University of Akron.
Since launching our program in April 2016, the MOV2GO Foundation has received over $250,000 in contributions resulting in $725,000 in free college tuition for nearly 50 students from the Mid-Ohio Valley.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Noah Arnold, a graduate of Belpre High School, currently holds the position of President at MOV2GO, where he transitioned from a notable internship. During this internship, Noah was instrumental in constructing two broadcast mobile units and integrating new technologies into the program.
Professionally, he serves as a broadcast engineer, contributing his skills to the industry. Noah's work is grounded in practicality and innovation. Known for his strong work ethic and optimistic personality. Through education, hands-on experience, and a commitment to progress, Noah Arnold continues to make his mark in the technology and broadcasting realm.
Teran Malone is an accomplished sports reporter and sports content creator with eight years of experience, providing the latest sports information, stories, and creative content through digital media. Malone is an expert in covering a variety of teams with game reporting and accurate stats and is experienced in telling stories through digital media such as photos, videos, and graphics. Malone is driven to maintain a strong work ethic while providing full coverage of our area's sporting events. Malone joins the MOV2GO team with a strong background in journalism and a desire to share is passion with others,
Jeff Totten is a native of Los Angeles, California, and a graduate of Belpre High School and the Washington County Joint Vocational School (Washington County Career Center). Following high school, Totten returned to Southern California where he proudly served in the United States Navy as a Sonar Technician. During deployments in the Middle East, Totten received the Combat Action Ribbon and The Humanitarian Service Medal for missions completed during the Tanker War.
In 1994, Totten began his career in the music industry while working for Anita Baker during the "Rhythm of Love World Tour". In 1996, Totten joined Celestial Entertainment where he spearheaded the formation of The North American Independent Rock Music Association, and was a founding member of The Foundation for a Sound Solution. Totten has displayed a wide diversity having worked with artists of all genres including the Rolling Stones, Carrie Underwood, and Slipknot, to name a few.
During a 20 year career in broadcast television, Totten was awarded with 5 Emmy Awards for his work with FOX Sports, where he assisted in the production of a wide variety of live sporting events and studio shows, most notably, "The Best Damn Sports Show, Period".
Having recently retired from the broadcast television industry, Totten has returned to Belpre and currently serves in the Belpre Rotary Club, on the Belpre Economic Development Committee, as the Executive Producer of the MOV2GO Network, and as the Advisor of the Institute of Media Technologies- Visual Communications Program.
Caidin Totten is the son of Jeff Totten and has spent his entire life surrounded by those in the music and sports entertainment industries.
As a broadcast technician, Totten has assisted in the production of numerous concerts and sporting events throughout Southern California, and has recently relocated to southeastern Ohio where he will head MOV2GO's Engineering Department as well as assist in the day-to-day operations of the Foundation.
For high school students growing up in the Mid-Ohio Valley, post graduation opportunities can be pretty hard to find. The area's best jobs are typically in the fields of medicine, chemical engineering, and finance, but as we know, not all students are created equal, nor do share they share the same interests.
Today's youngsters are engulfed in technology. With each passing moment, more and more of their regular routines become reliant on the use of electronic devices, and their need to stay connected.
Visual Communications, Gaming, Social Media, Broadcast Journalism...
The technology constantly evolves, and the demand for industry professionals constantly grows.
With programs such as The Ohio University - E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, right here in our backyard, there is no time like to present to offer local high schools students hands-on experience designed to provide them with a head start at the next level.
Since 2016, The MOV2GO Network has been providing educational opportunities to high school students from Southeastern Ohio, and Western West Virginia... Students who represent the absolute best of our community. Academic Achievers, Athletic Standouts, Eagle Scouts, and Community Leaders... Students who would not have received this opportunity if not for the generous contributions from local small business owners, and individuals who support the mission of MOV2GO.
WE NEED YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!
All contributions are 100% tax deductible, and may be made by sending check, cashiers check, or money order made payable to:
The MOV2GO Network
614 Arrowhead Road - Suite B
Little Hocking, Ohio 45742
or by a secured online transaction by clicking the PayPal donate link.