Our Team

Our team comes from Korea, Ethiopia, Thailand, the Philippines and the USA. Listen to Ria tell her story of finding her place in God’s work as a media missionary.

MediaLight is led by Dr. Chuck and Sherry Quinley, career missionaries with 25 years experience in church planting, leadership development and graduate-school administration. Chuck Quinley has an earned doctorate from Asbury Seminary and also graduated from Media Village, South Africa.

Core Team*

Jonny (USA): Jonny has extensive missions experience to combine with his media skill and gift as teacher at MediaLight. Between school sessions Jonny coordinates missions work on behalf of Emerge Missions (our parent ministry) and People for Care and Learning.

Drew & Eunhae (USA and Republic of Korea): Graduates of the UCLA Extension Media studies program. Both have extensive production experience, a high level of creativity and a command of Thai language. They raise the quality level at MediaLight through their advanced training and experience.

Ria (Philippines): Ria is a professional graphics designer and, along with Jonny, Josie, Genaye and Isabella, is a former graduate of MediaLight. She has served for the past three years as our overall academic coordinator and registrar.

Gutch and Rory (Philippines): Rory and Gutch bring their career background in graphic design, animation and web design. Gutch serves also as a worship leader and voice talent. Rory provides leadership on all graphics work done for Emerge and MediaLight.

Josephine (Philippines): Josie is a seasoned professional video producer and a graduate of the University of the Philippines film school. Josie is our lead producer.

Reina (Philippines): Reina brings twenty years experience in hospitality and serves as our director in that area.

Genaye (Ethiopia): With a Masters in Communication, Genaye is well suited for her role as Director of Marketing.

Blessy (Philippines): A graduate of the film school of the University of the Philippines, Blessy has extensive experience in television production and is an excellent video production trainer here at MediaLight.

Isabella (USA): Bella is a recent graduate from Azusa Pacific University and MediaLight. She now leads in the development of our online education project. We want to bring the MediaLight magic to those who cannot come to our physical school in Thailand.

Joanne (Philippines): Joanne is a longtime missionary and the overall coordinator of the worship ministry at MediaLight.

Ben & Jessica (USA and Jamaica): Ben and Jessica serve as general staff, supporting the overall ministry of MediaLight. Both are graduates of MediaLight and serve as directors of Emerge Children’s Ministries which helps over 10,000 kids weekly in the Philippines, Thailand and Myanmar.

Cavina (Thailand): Cavina is a worship leader and songwriter serving with us after her graduation from the University of Oklahoma with a degree centered on human relations and non-profit management.

Thomas (USA) & Rosie (Thailand/South Africa): Thomas and Rosie are both graduates of MediaLight Thailand and are now serving an internship with us.

*Last names omitted from all staff for security reasons affecting some whose travels might take them to restricted access nations (except the Quinleys who are all over the internet already:-)