Ocean Communications is a media buying and distribution clearinghouse formed in 1997. Ocean Communications primarily distributes satellite delivered home shopping, direct response, and religious transactional programming. Ocean Communications is a major provider amongst the top 10 MSO’s, satellite companies, broadcast stations and telcos in the United States with active business is in over 60 million HH.
For networks or companies interested in blocks of time either in specific markets, regions or nationwide, Ocean Communications is the clear partner to deliver cost effective distribution custom fit to the individual needs of our clients. Ocean Communications historically has aided in significantly accelerating the timetable to garner distribution.
Tom Mohler, CEO, Ocean Holdings
Tom Mohler is CEO of Ocean Holdings, which includes the company’s owned and operated companies: Ocean Communications, Olympusat, Inc., Ocean Distribution, Ocean New Media and Hatch Entertainment. Under Ocean Communications, Tom built the company into the largest independent distributor of cable networks with programming contracts and inventory totaling more than 60 million homes to date. Combining his unique understanding of the needs of independent networks, Tom began Olympusat, Inc., which owns and operates nine TV cable networks and is the first company of its kind in the media industry offering such independent cable networks vertical integration by providing transport, distribution and advertising services through a single, independent company. Under the Olympusat umbrella there are a slate of 11 Spanish-language channels, four English-language emerging networks and 16 Faith & Families services. Prior to starting Ocean Communications and Olympusat, Tom held positions with Comcast Cable, TCI and Continental Cable.
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Executive Vice President
Chuck Mohler is intricately involved in the day-to-day operations of Ocean Communications and a part of the leadership team managing the Untamed Sports TV network for Olympusat, Inc. His responsibilities include driving distribution and program acquisitions for the network during its early stages. Chuck joined Ocean Communications in 1998 and structured the new company with his brother Tom Mohler. He was instrumental in launching the company’s infomercial network, TV Superstore, and drove distribution and sales for the network. He became a member of the Board of Directors for Ocean in 2000. Prior to that Chuck worked for U.S. Representative John Boehner (OH-8), both in Ohio and on Capitol Hill. In addition to acting as Untamed Sports TV’s COO, Chuck continues to manage most of Ocean Communications’ operations and is the key contact for Ocean’s major clientele.
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Vice President of Technical Operations
As Vice President of Technical Operations, Eric is the company’s leading technical liaison between the Olympusat offices in West Palm Beach and uplink facilities in Atlanta, GA. Eric is Olympusat’s main conduit with industry technicians from around the world, and handles all incoming technical inquiries. He also runs the technical support center for Olympusat’s affiliate operators, including offering technical recommendations and handling all crisis management related to technical operations. Prior to Olympusat, Eric worked for Comcast Communications for 10 years in several areas within head-end operations including Advertising Sales Engineering, Video Production and Field Operations. In addition to critical field experience, Eric’s industry training includes Motorola/General Instruments’ DigiCipher II Uplink Training, ITT Technical Institute; completion of Video Production Training from the National Cable Television Institute and SeaChange International Engineering Training.
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Vice President of Affiliate Operations
With several years of experience in programming, commercial and advertising research, Mark joined the affiliate staff of Ocean Communications in 1999. Since his tenure with Ocean, Mark is a key, senior member of the team that is responsible for distribution of the Ocean networks, including conducting analysis on the various ongoing marketing campaigns, contract management, media planning, and cost analysis of network distribution. Recently having been promoted to Vice President of Affiliate Operations, Mark continues to oversee the day to day distribution of Ocean’s traditional and transactional television networks for the Eastern half of the United States. Prior to joining Ocean, Mark worked in the programming and research department as a media planner for IPSOS-ASI, a global advertising research company.
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SVP Customer & Affiliate Relations
Amanda Miller is SVP of customer and affiliate relationships for Ocean communications. In this role she oversees all transactions and provides a holistic plan for network distribution, negotiation, advocacy, end to end content delivery, origination & promotion.
Amanda began her media career in 1999, joining Olympusat in 2016. She spent over 15 years at Time Warner Cable/Charter in the direct response space where she negotiated with networks for carriage and tune-in advertising campaigns. She created the first nationwide marketplace network to be distributed full footprint by a major cable operator, allowing several types of paid content providers to be aggregated into one space. She was also instrumental in centralizing all long form advertising under a corporate umbrella, driving up value and streamlining operations and processes across all divisions. At the earliest part of her career she has written, produced and distributed several long form – infotainment and magazine style television shows.
VP Network Development and Distribution
Mr. Sellars began his media career in 1990, designing media campaigns, writing and producing hundreds of local commercials for AT&T of Miami, one of the largest cable operators at the time. Entrepreneurial in spirit, he operated a successful ad agency beginning in 1995, specializing in local and national television advertising and began to focus attention on direct response promotions.
Rick joined Ocean Communications in it’s infancy in 1998 and helped establish Ocean as one of the largest and most efficient distributors of transactional networks in the U.S. With over 20 years of media experience in advertising, network distribution and production, Rick is a direct liaison between network programmers and media venues, managing and coordinating strategic distribution of Ocean’s vast portfolio of full and part time transactional networks.
Mr. Sellars presently is Vice President of Network Development and Distribution for Ocean Communications. In his spare time, he is proactive in organizing charity events and raising donations for Make-A-Wish and the Humane Society.
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Olympusat, Inc. owns, operates and provides turnkey operational and distribution services for independent linear and non-linear networks. Formed in 1999, Olympusat was the first independent company to offer a package of Spanish-language networks in the U.S. together in a satellite multiplex and marketed by our seasoned affiliate team. These networks have developed over the years to be high quality compelling, popular and highly distributed across the nation.
Throughout the years Olympusat has continued to deliver on its mission to bring underserved content and brands to market, supported by a growing infrastructure and group of experienced industry personnel. Currently the company represents more than 30 diverse channels not only through its Hispanic portfolio but also the Faith & Families offering, and top Emerging (Untapped Niche) Networks, both in standard definition and high-definition.
For more information please visit, www.olympusat.com or contact
Chuck Mohler, 561-684-5657
Ocean New Media was founded as a distribution company for Olympusat’s owned and licensed movie productions. Ocean New Media sells Olympusat’s original movie productions for Cine Mexicano and Gran Cine television networks, two channels owned by Olympusat.
Ocean New Media films are produced by Olympusat’s production companies, Cine Mexicano Producciones and Gran Cine Producciones. Both companies were established in 2006 by the founder of Olympusat, Tom Mohler.
Over the past four years, both production companies have become the top producer and co-producers of premier Spanish-language international content and movies from Mexico.
Ocean New Media offers the movie industry films that are culturally-relevant and developed by independent producers in the Mexico and U.S., as well as leading Latin American producers.
For more information, please visit www.oceannewmedia.tv or contact
Arturo Chavez, 323-785-5555, ext: 5531.
In 2009, Olympusat acquired Hatch Entertainment to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Untamed Sports TV, a sports channel owned by Olympusat. Hatch Entertainment provides an award-winning, in-house production group with over 30 years of expertise in the outdoor sports industry. Hatch Entertainment combines some of the media industry’s most dynamic talent and offers the marketplace a platform to access, interact with, and entertain lifestyle sports enthusiasts. The Hatch team is also a collection of hunters, skiers, anglers, cyclists and all around outdoor junkies!
For more information, please visit www.hatchtv.com or contact
John Carter, 303-550-2415.
477 S Rosemary Ave #306
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 684-9690 Fax