About Janet Davies Media

JANET DAVIES MEDIA is your resource for video production and more. Our Emmy® award winning staff is comprised of creative innovators who have produced compelling video content for decades in the Chicago market.  JDM is a one-stop shop with the tools, talent, skills and background to give you the highest level of quality.  As experienced television broadcasters, we understand the power and influence of media.

Team Member's Bios


Janet Davies, Principal

Davies is a 16 time (70 nominations) Emmy® award winning broadcast journalist and producer.  As an ABC7 Chicago news personality, her Chicago career has consisted of reporting, hosting, writing, and producing award-winning product both for news and local programing.  She helped create 190 North, the longest running  #1 rated magazine show in Chicago television history and is also its host and executive producer. 

Davies has executive produced and hosted numerous live events including the #1 rated New Year's Eve program "Countdown Chicago" and the nationally syndicated "Magnificent Mile Lights Festival".  She has produced many documentaries one of which, Re-Discovering a Black Pioneer's Dream", has been placed in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.

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Crick Bowen

Crick Bowen is a multiple Emmy® winning producer. During his longtime tenure of over 30 years at ABC7 WLS-TV, Crick was manager of local programming. He supervised/executive produced thousands of hours of broadcast production. Crick has overseen special coverage of live events such as New Year's Eve "Countdown Chicago", Chicago's Air and Water Show, Chicago's Auto Show, The Chicago Marathon, The Tall Ships in Chicago, Chicago sports championship celebrations, various ethnic Chicago parades and political debates. He has also produced children specials, public affairs and numerous sports programs. NO ONE can budget, design, create and staff like Crick!

Cathy Vlahogiannis

Cathy Vlahogiannis has been a part of Chicago’s media scene for the past 15 years. She has been recognized by the National Academy of Arts and Sciences with three Emmy® Awards and 17 nominations.  Her 10 years at Chicago's top station, ABC 7, saw her produce and edit 190 North, the longest running weekly entertainment/lifestyle program in Chicago broadcast history; she created, produced and edited two programs for ABC's national Live Well Network, Let's Dish (a cooking show) and Here's How Right Now (a home improvement series); and she produced various travel, public affairs and live specials, including ABC 7’s highest rated annual live broadcast, Countdown Chicago. Cathy began her broadcasting career in radio marketing and promotions in 1998; first at WKIE (KissFM), then at WKQX (Q101). Cathy then spent three years co-hosting and producing the daily, nationally syndicated radio show, Mancow's Morning Madhouse.