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Todd Keneley, the voice of Championship Wrestling from Hollywood.

For this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we thank the hard-working and talented crew being the #UWN, we turn our spotlight on the voice of Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, Todd Keneley!

Six things to know about Todd:

🎙 Started working with David Marquez 20 years ago at UPW. Since then, they’ve worked on many projects together, including #CWFH, Championship Wrestling from Arizona, NJPW USA Fighting Spirit, Get Down MMA, CXF MMA, Lights Out X-Treme Fighting, Bash Boxing and more.

💪 Worked with childhood hero Hulk Hogan on Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling, Hulkamania Australia Tour and at IMPACT Wrestling.

⚰️ Was a Druid for the Undertaker’s #WrestleMania 21 entrance.

🎭 Helped form a relationship with Improv / Levity Live that resulted in the Irvine Improv hosting the 2019 Coastline Clash. Hopes to hold future #UnitedWrestling events at Levity venues nationwide.

🏈 Graduated from the University of Southern California, where he played football for USC (defensive tackle).

🎡 Loves going to theme parks with his son Jack.



 

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Logan Chegwidden, Producer/Director of both CWFH & CWFAZ

For this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we thank the amazing crew behind the curtain of our growing operation, we are pointing the spotlight at Logan Chegwidden, producer/director of both Championship Wrestling from Hollywood and Championship Wrestling from Arizona, and editor of our weekly social media series, #ThePush.

Five facts about Logan:

😎 Started working with Championship Wrestling from Hollywood in 2010.

📺 Received an Emmy nomination in 2018 for his work on the program “50 Plus Prime: Carl and Rob Reiner, Like father Like Son.”

🎥 Was the sole American camera operator on UWN’s China program, which was directed in Mandarin.

🎶 Favorite album to play in the van on the way to road shows is Marvin Gaye’s 1972 album Trouble Man.

⚰️ Favorite UWN memory is, along with Mick Greenwood, Peter Avalon and Robert Baines, murdering the original Joe Galli in 2018.

 

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Justin Cotterell, the official photographer for Championship Wrestling from Hollywood!

For week 4 of our #GettingOver series, featuring the hard-working and talented crew behind the United Wrestling Network, we share some pictures of and from Justin Cotterell, the official photographer for Championship Wrestling from Hollywood!

Five Things to Know About Justin:

💃 His mother owned a dance studio, where he spent his afternoons after school. “Watching her dancers helped me learn to observe movement, which helps me capture it in wrestling.”

📸 Has been a fashion, headshot and portrait photographer for 7 years, but also works as an actor, screenwriter and model.

😎 He is legally blind from birth. “Without glasses or contacts I can only see about 1 to 2 feet in front of me. I am fully aware of the irony involved with what I do.”

🎞 Pulls a lot of his inspiration visually from movies, specifically westerns, Ridley Scott films and movies set in the 90s. “I try to incorporate aesthetics from all of these into my wrestling work.”

👰 Says his wife is his favorite person to work with. “We met through photography/modeling almost 5 years ago and have been creating ever since.”

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Jeramie McPeek, our play-by-play voice for CWFAZ & social manager for UWN

For week 3 of our #GettingOver series, featuring the hard-working and passionate crew behind our little operation, we point the spotlight towards Jeramie McPeek, our play-by-play voice for Championship Wrestling from Arizona and social manager for #UnitedWrestling.

Five Things to Know About Jeramie:

🏀 Spent 24 years with the Phoenix Suns before starting his own social media consultancy in 2016, and has worked with the WWE, NFL, XFL, NBA and Fiesta Bowl, among other sports and entertainment brands over the last four years.

🤙 Once did his Randy Savage impersonation for the Macho Man himself, while Hulk Hogan and Charles Barkley watched on in surprise.

💥 Partnered with Lucasfilm to organize the first-ever Star Wars Night at an NBA game in 2012, which inspired other teams to follow. There were 17 Star Wars Nights in the NBA this past season.

🎤 Has had more than a thousand articles published in national magazines over the last 25 years and has interviewed hundreds of athletes and celebrities, including Kobe, JT, Leo and The Rock.

📝 Chose to pursue a degree in journalism after having his letter to the editor about the Midnight Rockers published in PWI Pro Wrestling Illustrated as a sophomore in high school.

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Hawk Whirlwind, Multimedia Designer for UWN, CWFH & CWFAZ

UWNFor week ✌️ of #GettingOver, featuring the hard-working and talented crew behind the curtain of our operation, we turn the spotlight on Hawk Whirlwind, multimedia designer for #UnitedWrestling, Championship Wrestling from Hollywood and sometimes Championship Wrestling from Arizona!

Five Things to Know About Hawk:

🎨 The self-proclaimed “King of Santa Cruz,” Hawk is a native Californian, guitar player and artist.

📽 Is an avid collector of screen-used Stop Motion Animation props (Nightmare Before Christmas, James & the Giant Peach, Coraline) and Disneyland park props.

🌟 Helped create and maintain the #1 music website in the world: NSYNC.com

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Favorite wrestler is Rowdy Roddy Piper

🤼‍♂️ Favorite match of all time is Hogan vs. Andre at WrestleMania III.

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Mick Greenwood: co-executive producer of CWFAZ & line producer for CWFH

As we begin to pull back the curtain on our little-but-mighty operation, we want to introduce you to the hard-working, talented and passionate people who bring all of our United Wrestling Network shows to life.

With that goal in mind, we introduce another new social media feature we’re calling #GettingOver.

First up is our guy Mick Greenwood, the co-executive producer of Championship Wrestling From Arizona and line producer for Championship Wrestling from Hollywood.

Five things to know about Mick:

🎸 His band The Bottom Dollars just released a new album called “Marvelous”. It was recorded at Barefoot Recording and mastered at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles and it’s amazing! Look it up on Spotify!

🎼 A native of Boston, his all-time favorite band is The Pixies.

⚾️ He earned a World Series ring while working in the Boston Red Sox front office in 2004….but he’s a die-hard fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers – go figure!

👊 His all-time favorite wrestler is Eddie Guerrero.

🌎 His favorite #UnitedWrestling match was EJ Sparks vs. Gino Rivera for the AZ State Title at #AZ100. The ending featured the cash-in of the first ever

#SilverSpotlight Trophy by Evan Daniels.

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