At Work with...Gates Rhodes

Gates Rhodes

LENGTH OF SERVICE: 20 years, the last 9 months with Penn Video Network (PVN).

WHAT HE DOES: PVN Director Gates Rhodes helps various Penn departments acquire video to meet their communications objectives, whether they be instructional, research, clinical or promotional. With Mayuni Hirtzel (left) and Christopher Cook (right), Rhodes also helps produce videos, which range from a simple recording of a special event to projects requiring a fully-developed script, storyboard, cast of performers and location preparation. PVN operates the campus cable TV network and distributes video through the network and over the Web.

CONTACT INFO:, Chris Cook at or visit

Photo by Tommy Leonardi

Originally published on March 28, 2002