About Barclay Pollak

Barclay Pollak is an award winning journalist and proud to be a member of the Corporate Communications team at TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®) in Madison, Wis. Barclay joined the team in April of 2013. Before that Barclay worked as an Anchor/ Reporter for the NBC affiliate in Madison. While at NBC-15 Barclay was recognized by several organizations for his contributions to the television news industry. They include the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, the Radio Television Digital News Association (Edward R. Murrow Regional Award) and the Chicago/Midwest National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (2012 Emmy Nominee). When he’s not working Barclay enjoys cheering for all the sports teams in Wisconsin. Barclay’s a University of Wisconsin-Madison alumnus and a huge fan of Badger athletics. Barclay is fascinated by the ever changing world of technology and spends a fair amount of his free time reading about the latest and greatest developments online. When Barclay’s not learning about technology he’s scouring the Internet in search of freeware. Barclay has an 8-year-old daughter and lives with his girlfriend of almost five years on Madison’s southwest side. Follow on G+.
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Don’t forget your contact list!

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Get a smarter desk phone

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Which social network is right for your business?

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Kutter Harley Davidson makes the switch

Kutter, a Harley-Davidson dealer, opened their doors more than 20 years ago in southern Wisconsin. After expanding in 1996 and then losing their leader in… more...
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5 ways to measure ROI & productivity increases

VoIP is gaining traction in the business world, cementing itself as a cornerstone technology. In fact, more than 79 percent of U.S. businesses are projected… more...
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TDS managedIP Hosted helps Danna Insurance Agency

TDS managedIP hosted helped Danna Insurance Agency in White Bear Lake, Minnesota move forward. The transition was smooth & the set-up was easy on the… more...
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