LATEST MEDIA NEWSfrom ONDO MEDIA, Columbus, Ohio

The Future is in The PastWe need to learn from the past and tell more stories

I was speaking with a colleague today who works with a major historical preservation group here in Ohio. We were discussing why towns are where they now related to rivers and railroads. I know that today companies don’t look for speedy transportation access but speedy internet conductivity, like Columbus which has some serious bandwidth going..

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Thank You Steve JobsYou may have brought my blood pressure down.

Like many of us in media, everyone knows I’m an Apple guy. Thus I have the iPhone4. I run my whole life from this little device, My Starbucks credit card, to my Garmin GPS and now XM satellite all runs off this little swiss army knife. But I have an issue. Unlike most of my..

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New School Biography Is ReleasedNew documentary receives positive feedback

We’ve all wanted, at some time, to go back to school to connect with the past. We were proud to have completed the first school documentary for Elida Local Schools in Northwest Ohio called Reflections of Elida. The fundraiser for Elida High School is a documentary on the history of their 100 year old school..

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Embracing ChangeWho is going to listen to you today?

I’m reading a great book from a fellow filmmaker, Phil Cooke, entitled “Jolt”. In his book Phil places his finger one the keys that we all need to embrace to stay relative in today’s culture, the need to change. As Ondo Media has now become my center focus and I am meeting daily with people who..

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Garages Sales & BrandingThey go together like peas in a pod

One of my top things I enjoy doing is making funny videos. From my years producing a daily countdown show at TVU Music Television where we did funny bits all the time, I’ve learned there’s a art to making a funny video. Every year I make it a point to get together with my old..

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Preserving the pastWe need to preserve out nation's history

This Memorial Day as I watched a great parade here in Ohio, I couldn’t help but ponder as WWII after WWII vet drove by in the parade, how many stories were literally passing before my eyes. There are so many stories that we overlook in the day to day dull drum of life. I think..

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Should Non-Profits Raise a White Flag?Boomers are looking for non profits to get involved with.

In a difficult economy non-profits don’t have to raise a white flag and give up. I believe in challenging times like these it’s vital for non profits to make sure people know who they are and what their vision is. Alliance Trends reports in late 2010 that “Boomers are looking for engaging volunteer opportunities”. So we know..

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Media is constantly changingWhere are you placing your media resources?

As the impact of media continues to change and grow in our culture one thing remains constant, you need your story told. Whether it’s a business or non-profit the competition for people’s attention comes down to the simple rule..content. Ondo Media continues to provide experienced media consulting to the Columbus and Central Ohio area. John..

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Relief heading to earthquake ravaged HaitiToledo team heads to Haiti and uses social media to connect to donors

Waterville, Ohio. ISOH Impact, a medical/missionary organization lead by Linda Greene, will be taking a large team of medical personnel plus supplies to Haiti. ISOH Impact has been involved in missions and medical work in Haiti for many years, including in the mid 90s when John Ondo traveled to Haiti to produced the award winning..

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