Team Maui


Richard C. “Chuck” Bergson, Director | President | CEO

Chuck has been leading Pacific Media Group, Inc. since 1990. He’s also serves as Director and President of Island Airwaves, Inc., whose principle business is the development of communications sites commonly known as “antenna farms.” Chuck began his career with The American Broadcasting Company (ABC-TV), New York, NY. in 1983. Chuck serves as a Past President for the Rotary Club of Lahaina, Director for the Lahaina Restoration Foundation, Director for Hilo and Kona Memorial Medical Center Foundation, Director for the Maui Foodbank and Trustee for the Maui Preparatory Academy.

Pamela Tsutsui, General Manager

Pamela was born and raised on Maui. A University of Hawaii Education Major, Pamela was Media Director for 10 years with an Oahu Advertising Agency. Pamela started her radio career in sales 23 years ago, and has been General Manager since 1996. She currently serves of the Board of Directors for HAB (Hawaii Association of Broadcasters) where she serves on the Scholarship and Convention committee.

Ilene Alford, Vice President of Administration – PRG

Ilene has been with Pacific Media Group since 1998. She started out as a traffic manager for two stations. Her career grew with the company and today Ilene is Business Manager/Director for the entire family of Pacific Media Group stations, including our 6 Maui Radio Stations and 8 Radio Stations on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Sherri Grimes, Director of Promotions – Maui

Sherri’s energetic and enthusiastic style leads the stations to top-notch promotions in planning, managing, executing and on-site presences. Her marketing and promotional expertise is what has built many lasting relationships with her clients and promotional partners across the state. Sherri serves as Managing Director of Maui County’s largest event annual, Maui Fair.

Sales & Marketing

Deanna Davis, Sales & Marketing Specialist

Deanna joined Pacific Media Group in 2003 and brought along her solid background in retail/wholesale sales and management. She has worked with a number of Maui business owners in developing creative and unique advertising campaigns that address their specific needs. Deanna believes in getting to know you and your business inside and out to help you achieve your key marketing objectives.

Allen H. “Poki” Pokipala, Sales & Marketing Specialist

AlIen brings 20+ plus years of radio experience to Pacific Media Group. Poki has been involved in many aspects of broadcasting, including advertising and promotions and serves as MC for many events. Every 3rd Thursday, Poki hosts “Picnic with Poki and Friends” under the monkeypod tree in Wailuku Town. You can also listen to him on KNUI AM 900 Monday thru Saturday 6am-10am for traditional Hawaiian music.

Charly Espina Takahama, Sales & Marketing Specialist

Charly brings over 25 years of radio experience to Pacific Media Group-Maui with the majority of those years as an on-air personality/voice talent, executing creative marketing campaigns in the Oahu market. Now, you can hear Charly as the female half of Maui’s Morning Show on 99.9 KISS FM. Since joining the Pacific Media Group sales team in 2003, she has used that creative spin for many Maui businesses, as well as spearheaded Pacific Media Group’s successful Job Fairs.

Greg Vandiver, Sales & Marketing Specialist

Greg hails from Houston and is a Texas Tech University Communications graduate with over 20 years in the electronic broadcast media field. His marketing experience includes working at five major market Radio stations, as well as eight years in cable TV as a marketer/sales manager and broadcast media director. Greg also consults as a broadcast media buyer for a multi-regional tanning salon based in Houston. Greg enjoys the creative aspect of the business as well as seeing the fruits of his labor help to grow the client’s bottom line. A true sports nut, his experience includes sports talk show host and play-by-play announcer for KSEV Radio in Houston. Greg moved to Maui with his son Nick. He also has a daughter, Amanda, who is studying at TCU (go frogs!).

Administrative News

Wendy Osher, News Director

Wendy Osher began her career in local radio in 1998 after graduating from the University of Southern California with a BA in Journalism. In 2000 she was hired as News Director for Pacific Media Group where she remains the only full-time broadcast news employee in Maui County.

Wendy Osher, News Director

Born and raised on Maui, Dorene Moniz has been in radio since 1987. A Wicks traffic specialist, Dorene has been an asset as the Pacific Media Group Traffic Manager. Dorene started her career when 8 track tapes were still being used.