Spencer Critchley

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Spencer Critchley is the Managing Director of Boots Road Communications, which provides communications consulting, production and media buying services in all media. Recent clients include Obama for America (pro bono press and new media work), Congressman Sam Farr, D-Carmel (web, radio advertising); California Assemblymember Anna Caballero, D-28th District (TV & radio production, media buys) and Salinas, California Mayor Dennis Donohue (campaign communications director).

Spencer is an award-winning producer, writer and composer with experience in digital media, film, broadcasting and the music business. He has directed creative groups or led audio production at BeVocal, Beatnik, Silicon Graphics, Silicon Gaming and CCC/Viacom. Among the projects he has worked on are web content for David Bowie, Moby, Britney Spears and Yahoo!, the redesign of BeVocal's voice applications interfaces, the multiple award-winning Choosing Success CDROM for CCC, the SGI/Time Warner/ATT interactive TV system, and he has also served as a freelance writer/broadcaster for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio and others, winning awards for investigative journalism. Spencer has been a composer/producer for Warner-Chappell Music, and was composer and director of audio post production for the Emmy-winning documentary film "Blink". He is the founder of The Desert Mothers, a "virtual rock band" based at http://thedesertmothers.com.