A high-achiever with 10 years experience as a Sr. entertainment & media executive. My professional passions are blending brand objectives with the consumer-driven thirst for information & entertainment into relevant, real-time digital content.


3/15 – Current

Producer Al Jazeera Plus

3/15 – Current
11/14 – 2/15

Producer NFL Network/NFL AM

NFL — News (TV) — NFL Network
11/14 – 2/15
6/13 – 1/14

Supervising Producer

Revolt TV Details
6/13 – 1/14

Supervising Producer, News Programming Spearheaded all production aspects of a strategy to position Revolt as the new number #1 news source of music news. Coordinated all aspects of production for daily news briefs. • Developed a department of producers, editors and post-production professionals dedicated solely to the produce hourly news on-air content.

3/11 – 6/13


CNN / CNNi / HLN Details
3/11 – 6/13

Producer Collaborate and work closely with Executive Producer to ensure the proper execution of the creative vision for the Dr. Drew show. Control room producer and secondary Line Producer. Direct daily segments for the show. Copy edit scripts. Write and code all the fonts, and banners for each segment.

6/10 – 1/11

Supervising Producer

AOL Productions - Details
6/10 – 1/11

Supervising producer, a daily 6 minute celebrity interview web episode program. Work with the executive producer in formatting the rundowns for each show daily. In charge of post production and deliverables, managed producers, associate producers, and editors in post production. Managed operating budget and staff of 50

12/08 – 6/10

Segment Producer

Access Hollywood Details
12/08 – 6/10

Primary segment producer/field producer, talent booking, and writer of Access Hollywood’s most successful and longest running spin-off, “TV One Access” – the only one hour newsmagazine that focuses on day & date urban news, entertainment, pop culture and issues most important to underrepresented communities.

9/03 – 12/06

TV Agent

Identity Talent Agency Details
9/03 – 12/06

Signed 50+ clients to the agency’s client roster and continued to generate over 2M in bookings from pilot, episodic, and development deals. Identified market trends, and seized client opportunities in motion picture, television, & special events.

1/01 – 5/03

Marketing Development Manager

Intel Details
1/01 – 5/03

Hired into the Sales and Marketing Rotation Program (SMRP) as a Technical Sales Engineer (TSE) and final placed into the Mobile Platform Group as a Business Development Manager (BDM). Product Manager Rotation, Mobile Platforms Group launching Centrino® Mobile Technology processor. Account Relations Manager Rotation, Intel Inside® Program.



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Class of '17

Syracuse University

MBA (distance learning)
Class of '13

University of Southern California

Masters/Communication Management
Class of '00

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

BSBA/Management Information Systems


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  • Avid
  • Blogging
  • Broadcast
  • Broadcast Television
  • Content Strategy
  • Digital Media
  • Editorial
  • Entertainment
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • iNews
  • Media Production
  • Media Source
  • New Media
  • Post Production
  • Press Releases
  • Producing
  • Radio Host
  • Storytelling
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Television
  • Television Production
  • TV production
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Writing