Tony is an Emmy® awarding winning journalist, producer, and editor. Mottley has a depth of experience in radio, print and video. He began his career in broadcasting with WDET, Detroit’s National Public Radio affiliate, and went on to serve as the news and public affairs producer at Detroit Public Television’s for 16 years. He’s received a dozen Emmy® nominations and he’s won 3 Emmy® awards.
Mottley earned a Bachelors’s of Arts Degree with high honors in journalism and screen studies from the University of Michigan. He is recognized for his skill as a story teller. Since founding Duet with his wife Stacia in 1993, he has shot, produced, and edited videos for organizations of all sizes around the country. Duet’s first project was producing the PBS financial information program, “The Color of Money”. Since then, Duet has taken on projects for national foundations such as The Dermatology Foundation, large non-profits such as Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, and networks such as ESPN. Duet has also created projects for local Detroit organizations such as CAREHOUSE of Oakland County and Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications.
Great storytelling is the core of Tony’s philosophy. His goal is to connect audiences in ways that clients share and communicate their passions.
Stacia began her career as an executive assistant for Whitney Houston’s production company, Nippy, Inc. Her first assignment was traveling the world with Angie and Debbie Winans as they toured with Whitney Houston. Stacia handled the Winans’ sisters schedule and other affairs as they promoted their Bold CD.
She later worked in broadcast television with the Detroit PBS affiliate, Detroit Public Television (DPTV). After working as an associate producer and producer, the highlight of her tenure at DPTV was serving as the coordinating producer of the mixed media project, SMART TV. The project involved cultural institutions throughout the Metro Detroit region. SMART TV created an interactive, multimedia educational curriculum designed for elementary and middle school students.
After her seven year stint at DPTV, Stacia served as the Executive Director of the Michigan Chapter of the National Television Academy where she manages the day-today affairs of the chapter including awards ceremonies and special events.
Stacia holds a Bachelors Degree in language arts from Fisk University in Nashville, TN. She co-founded Duet Digital Media with her husband Tony in 1993.