Brickman Banter Show - January 2019 - Mary Alice Cerrito Fettis - Whalefest Monterey


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 Wendy Brickman, owner of Brickman Marketing, continues to host the monthly “Brickman Banter Show” on AMP Media. The next program airs initially on Thursday, January 10th at 9:00 p.m. on Amp2 (Comcast Channel 25 or streamed on Subsequent replays will be on Mondays at 5 pm on AMP 1 (Comcast Channel 24 or streamed on, Thursdays at 9:00 pm and Fridays at 2:00 pm at AMP 2 and streamed on until the next program airs in January. The one-hour show features in-depth interviews with community leaders and entrepreneurs.

The guest on the Thursday, January 10th program will be Mary Alice Cerrito Fettis, Chair, Whalefest Monterey

A few weeks after the program, it will be archived in the Brickman Marketing newsroom on

About Mary Alice Cerrito Fettis

Monterey native Mary Alice Cerrito Fettis is a dedicated community leader.  She is the Past President and current Board Member of Fisherman’s Wharf Association, Past President and serves on the Board of Directors of the North Fremont Business District, is the Chair of the annual Whalefest Monterey event, and is a member of Monterey Commercial Property Owners Association. She serves on the Boards of Advisors for the Hellenic Cultural Institute and the Merienda Committee. She is Past Co-chair of the Merienda, Past Board member, Monterey History & Art Association, Past Board member Hellenic Cultural Institute, and Past President Monterey County Hospitality Association.

Mary Alice was born and raised in Monterey and graduated from Santa Catalina School and received her BA and MAT from Santa Clara University. As an international charter flight attendant, Mary Alice traveled to over 45 countries which gave her a broad view of life. She managed the family restaurant, banquet, and entertainment businesses and was also a real estate agent with Pan American Real Estate over 25 years. Currently, she is a real estate property manager representing family interests. Mary Alice is married to Nick Fettis who composes, plays, and tunes pianos.  

About Wendy Brickman, Host

With an M.A. Degree in Broadcast Journalism from USC and years of experience in film and video production, PR and marketing, Wendy was previously one of the hosts of the “Your Town” show for five years and is pleased to be hosting the monthly show. 

She explains, “It's great to interview some of the most interesting people on the Monterey Peninsula and later share their interview with those who want to learn more about their work in our region. Through their interview on the Brickman Banter Show each month, the guests reveal their expertise and enthusiasm with all of the AMP TV viewers and on URL links online on my website's newsroom and on social media platforms after the show is recorded. These in-depth interviews allow us to learn more about what makes our region and its people so remarkable.”

About Wendy Brickman​​​​​​​

Wendy Brickman, President of Brickman Marketing, moved from Los Angeles to Monterey and established Brickman Marketing in October, 1990.  Since launching her award-winning firm, she has worked with hundreds of non-profit and for-profit organizations locally and throughout the United States and Canada. Wendy has an extensive background in the areas of marketing, publicity, advertising, social media campaigns, events, and market research. She worked in the management training film area for over seven years and held management positions in the home video industry for several years at Paramount Home Video, Media Home Entertainment and Pacific Arts Video. She also held marketing management positions for Salenger Films.

She holds an M.B.A. in Marketing/Management from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, an M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California, also in Los Angeles, and a B.A. in English from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a graduate of Leadership Monterey Peninsula and the Leadership Santa Cruz County. She is the is the winner of four Business Excellence Awards (2010, 2007, 2003, 1998) from the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and a 1999 Small Business Advocate of the Year Award from the California Chamber of Commerce and a 1999 Robert C. Littlefield Award from the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.  Wendy was selected as the 2008 Woman of the Year by the Professional Women's Network of the Monterey Peninsula, and as one of the Top Women in Monterey County in 2009 by the Monterey County Commission on the Status of Women.

She has served on numerous Boards of Directors, including the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Monterey County Fair Heritage Foundation, Monterey County Workforce Investment Board, Development Executives Network, Professional Women’s Network, Shelter Outreach Plus, Monterey History and Art Association, National Football Foundation, Monterey Celtic Arts Academy and USC Alumni Association of the Monterey Peninsula.

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About AMP Media

Founded in 1998, Access Monterey Peninsula (AMP) Media is the community mediaorganization for Monterey County, providing professional video production and online video on demand on AMP is a community not-for-profit media broadcast organization, funded in part by local communities including the City of Monterey, City of Marina and City of Seaside to provide television broadcast and production services to public, educational, and government organizations. AMP operates several channels, AMP 1 is available on Channel 24 on Comcast and Channel 99 on AT&T UVerse” and AMP2 is available on Channel 27 and Channel 27 on AT&T Uverse. AMP delivers diverse community oriented programs, such as public access television, government affairs programming, and a community information channel. Programs aired range from music, art, plays, movies, speeches, documentaries, instructional videos, health, opinion, travel, Church sermons and sports.

AMP also offers free use of studio, camcorders and video editing systems to active producer-members who have completed training courses. All producers volunteer or pay regular dues to AMP in return for access to facilities and equipment.  

For more information, go to or call (831) 333-1267.