Melinda Garfield, Executive Director

Melinda Garfield is the Executive Director of Westwood Media Center, (formerly WestCAT), as well as the former President of MassAccess, a non-profit organization that serves and supports local access cable TV stations (community media centers) across Massachusetts. Before coming to WMC, she was the Director of Production Services for NewTV in Newton, MA where she won numerous awards including a New England Emmy® as the Associate Producer of “The Folklorist” in 2014.  Melinda has previously worked on freelance projects for Powderhouse Productions, Straight Ahead Pictures, Cutter Productions, NBC30, and mtvU, and was the Office Manager for iDeal Partners Film Fund, where she coordinated film premieres at Sundance Film Festival. In addition, Melinda taught digital media at Rumney Marsh Academy Middle School in Revere, MA.

Charlotte Lynch, Director of Original Content & Operations

Charlotte Lynch is the Director of Original Content at Westwood Media Center. They have been involved with Milton Access Television since they were a teenager, working as a Production Assistant and Director. Prior to working for WMC, Charlotte was a Master Control Operator and Director for Lax Sports Network, and a Technical Director for Pride Productions in Hempstead, New York. Charlotte received their degree in Video/Television from Hofstra University in 2014. Charlotte attended high school at Catholic Memorial in West Roxbury, where they worked on the morning news program CMTV for two years.

Evan Cardimino, Production Manager

Evan Cardimino is the Production Manager at Westwood Media Center. Before working at Westwood Media Center, he worked at EVS Broadcast Equipment as a Technical Support Engineer in Fairfield, New Jersey, at the University of Maine as a Replay Operator in Orono, Maine, and as a Director of The Nite Show with Danny Cashman in Bangor, Maine. Evan received a Communications Technology – Video Production degree from the New England School of Communications at Husson University in 2022.

Marie Elizabeth, Digital Marketing Specialist

Marie Elizabeth is the Digital Marketing Specialist at Westwood Media Center. Before their journey to WMC Marie had been a local Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator while studying Graphic Design and Studio Art at Bridgewater State University. In addition to their freelance work and academic pursuits, Marie also had the opportunity to work as the lead designer on a published journal called The Bridge, while also being showcased in many local galleries.