Co-OwnerPaul "Pistol" Mpistolarides

Paul "Pistol" Mpistolarides

Paul is a co-owner of Midwest Uplink, Inc., is an Emmy Award winning Producer for NBC for his work on the 1996 Olympics. Paul has literally produced hundreds of hours of live sporting events such as: The Summer and Winter X-Games, Great Outdoor Games, ESPN's SpeedWorld coverage, Speed Channel's Trans Am racing, Major Indoor LaCrosse League, World LaCrosse Championships on HTS, Major League Baseball on ESPN, and the Big League Challenge Homerun Hitting Contest, and NCAA Basketball selections show. He also has worked as producer on hundreds of SportsCenter features, including the historic firing of Bobby Knight. Along with his vast experience producing live sporting events, "Pistol" feels as comfortable in a "post" edit situation. Producing magazine shows like, SpeedWeek, Scholastic Sports America, and CART Friday Night.

Co-Owner Tony Williams

Tony Williams

Co-owner Tony has been an independent Director and Videographer since 1993. His clients include all the major broadcast and cable networks. His videography skills have garnered him 3 Emmys and a Heartland Film Festival Crystal Heart award.

Kaleb Giddens

Kaleb Giddens

Kaleb has now been with the Midwest/Pistol Enterprises staff for 4 years. After working on a freelance basis for Midwest for some time, when offered the chance to make it permanent as the Chief of Production Operations, he jumped at the opportunity. Kaleb's work has recently earned him an Emmy Award for Videography in 2008, and has worked for numerous Broadcast and Cable Networks in his bright young career. While Kaleb would tell you first and foremost that his craft is creating art through a Camera Lens, his highlevel of skills also include editing, producing, directing, and even animation/graphic design. His versatility doesn't stop there. As a Videographer, Kaleb is comfortable in most any situation having experience ranging from Long/Short-Documentary, ENG Style, Single Camera Live, as well as Large Multi-Camera events. Most importantly, Kaleb wil work his hardest to get you the quality of video that you need, and look close because it'll be hard to catch him doing it without a smile on his face.

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Jason Jackson

Jason has over 10 years’ experience in the broadcast industry. He has covered a broad mixture of situations ranging from breaking news stories and weather events, to major sporting events, to Fortune 500 corporate meetings and everything in between. With Jason’s professional demeanor and attentiveness to even the smallest detail, clients can be assured that he will be able to handle any of their transmission needs. Prior to joining Midwest Uplink, Jason worked for University of Kentucky Television, WKYT-TV and Sabil Uplink Communications.

Danny Miller

Danny Miller

Danny has been with Midwest Uplink since September 2008. He comes to us with over 9 years of experience in satellite communications. Previously he worked at Crawford Communications out of Atlanta as a Engineer in Charge for their Satellite Uplink division and has covered major events such as The Masters, SuperBowl XLI Sports Nite for CSS and the 2006 AMA Flat Track Racing. He started his career as a TOC Operator for Convergent Media Systems and moved to Crawford Communications to work in their teleport for clients such as ESPN, Versus and many others. Danny has a great attitude and brings many talents with him to Midwest Uplink.