Summary

I am a Casting Director, Talent Manager & Publicist. I created and maintained a successful Unscripted/Hosting division representing talent. I have experience in branded entertainment, TV production, endorsements, publicity, celebrity and negotiations.

Credits

1/15 – Current

Talent Manager (Celebrity Talent Manager and Publicist) – StarLicity PR

Details
1/15 – Current

Talent Manager and Publicist for celebrity talent including reality television personalities, celebrity chefs, fitness experts, YouTube personalities, film and television Specializing in talent relations, development, endorsements, management and securing media placement for celebrity clientele Sundance Film Festival 2010-2015, Super Bowl, NY Fashion Week, Oscars

11/14 – 11/14

Casting Director – XO Group/The Knot

Details
11/14 – 11/14

Casting Director for Theknot.com/Invisalign partnership video series Performed extensive outreach via phone, email and social media in the fashion, beauty, fitness and bridal arenas to secure engaged brides for a makeover series Created social media posts, executed content strategy and pitched bridal selects for the branded entertainment project

7/14 – 11/14

Casting Producer (Senior Casting and Development Producer) – Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment

Details
7/14 – 11/14

Senior Casting Producer for WTFU (ABC Family/Magical Elves), The Driver's Seat/Conversations in Cars(truTV/Original Media); Development projects- Bravo, VH1 and Spike TV Run skype casting sessions Write and approve paperwork including one-sheets and casting/development documents Main point of contact for talent agencies Delegate tasks and supervise

6/12 – 6/14

Talent Booker (Senior Print Booker/Talent Agent) – CESD Talent Agency

Details
6/12 – 6/14

Head of the print department at full service, bicoastal model and talent agency Submit models for editorial, commercial/lifestyle, beauty, catalog, e-commerce and lookbook Select models to attend castings for digital/video and web projects Oversee the junior agent and assistants Generate new business Negotiate print and digital video contracts

6/08 – 6/12

Talent Booker (On-Camera Agent-TV, Film, Commercial, Beauty, Hosting, Unscripted/Alternative Pr) – Grossman & Jack Talent

Details
6/08 – 6/12

Developed and Head Unscripted/Reality Television and Hosting Division, while overseeing On-Camera Department Handled celebrity branding, development and endorsement deals for reality television clients Prospected, signed, pitched, managed and advised new talent Directed casting sessions for commercial, television and film auditions Handled publicity for celebrity clients Negotiated contracts for talent

1/07 – 8/08

Talent Booker (On-Camera Agent- Youth and Adult (Television, Film, Commercials, Theatre, and Ho) – Shirley Hamilton Representation, Inc.

Details
1/07 – 8/08

Responsible for acquiring employment for actors and models Negotiated Non-Union and SAG/AFTRA contracts for talent Booked youth and adults for commercials, film, television, theatrical and voiceover jobs Acted as a liaison between clients and talent Ran in-office castings for on-camera, theatre and voiceover projects Sought out new talent

10/06 – 12/06

Casting Associate Producer – O'Connor Casting Company

Commercial/Ad
10/06 – 12/06
8/06 – 11/06

Casting Associate Producer (Freelance) The Oprah Winfrey Show

Talk Show (TV) — Harpo Studios
8/06 – 11/06

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Education

Class of '01

Michigan State University

Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Communication/ Public Relations

Affiliations

  • Public Speaking at a University level
  • Public speaking for seminars and workshops

Skills

  • Acting
  • Casting
  • Celebrity
  • Celebrity Management
  • Comedy
  • Commercials
  • Customized Workshops
  • Dialects
  • Directing
  • Drama
  • Editing
  • Endorsements
  • Entertainment
  • Feature Films
  • Festivals
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Draft
  • Improvisation
  • Improvisational Comedy
  • Independent Film
  • Musical Theatre
  • New Media
  • On-camera
  • On-camera Hosting
  • Plays
  • Print
  • Producing
  • Public Relations
  • Public Speaking
  • Publicity
  • Reality
  • Screenwriting
  • Seminars
  • Short Films
  • Sketch Comedy
  • Social Media
  • Stage
  • Storytelling
  • Talent Booking
  • Talent Coordinating
  • Talent Management
  • Talent Scouting
  • Television
  • Television Development
  • Television Studio Production
  • Theatre
  • Unscripted
  • Unscripted Development
  • Video Production
  • Voice Over