I love to develop, cast, shoot and edit. Finding characters in East Village to small towns in Georgia (MTV). Shooting through streets of NYC to remote villages in Africa (HBO). Then crafting their stories for sizzles and series.


5/15 – Current

Director of Development (Casting)

Magic Tree Media Details
5/15 – Current

Magic Tree Media is a LA based creative company that specializes in digital content, events, and TV. Develop, cast (Skype), shoot and edit for any screen. Branded content, corporate media, commercials, sizzle reels, pilots and series. Clients: UCLA, Chevron, HGTV, Food Network, Southern California Golden Gloves and many others.

9/15 – 10/15

Casting Director – Chevron (Group SJR)

Commercial/Ad — Truffle Pig Details
9/15 – 10/15

Casting Director on the new Chevron Campaign DOERS. Responsible for finding all the potential characters, conducting Skype or shooting in-person interviews and editing all casting reels.

1/15 – 4/15

Development (Casting)

Love Productions Details
1/15 – 4/15

Oversaw casting in Los Angeles. I cast and developed new shows, did non-stop creative research scouring the country for amazing characters, conducted tons of Skype interviews, shot and edited casting reels and rough sizzle reels. Worked with various networks like Food Network, HGTV, and FYI casting new pilots and series.

10/08 – 11/14

Director of Development

NBCUniversal Details
10/08 – 11/14

Opened PP Los Angeles office. Oversaw all development and casting. Ran talent search- scouting raw talent, creating idea, developing + writing show concepts around characters and environments. Pitch and sell concepts to various networks: TLC, TWC, VH1, A&E, History, MTV, Sundance Channel, Discovery, SyFy, WE, Lifetime, Spike, Oxygen and USA.

9/06 – 10/08

Director of Development

Banyan Productions Details
9/06 – 10/08

Oversaw all development and casting. Built team for core development group. Critically acclaimed series Delivery Me for Discovery Health aired for four seasons. Psychic Soccer Mom for TLC aired for three seasons. Other series: Surviving Motherhood - TLC, Hijinks - Nickelodeon, Design Swap - Planet Green.

3/04 – 9/06

Development Producer

Banyan Productions Details
3/04 – 9/06

Develop show concepts for Banyan. Write show one sheets and treatments. Produce presentation tapes, including research, budgets, write scripts, shoot, and edit. Series: Nice Package - Oxygen, Ambush Makeover - 20th Century Fox, Ultimate Bathrooms - HGTV, Trip of a Lifetime - Travel Channel.

2/03 – 3/04

Senior Producer

TLC Details
2/03 – 3/04

Produced a half hour non-fiction series on love, dating, and the possibility of finding the one. Developed stories, including research, match-making, script writing, and edits. Directed two camera shoots documenting the highs and lows of single life and blind dates and personal interviews. Traveled nationwide for shoots.

3/00 – 12/02

Senior Producer Anatomy Of A Scene

Reality/Doc (TV) — Sundance Channel Details
3/00 – 12/02

Developed and produced various series on women in film, including promos, PSAs, and specials on independent filmmakers and their personal stories. Directed multiple camera shoots and interviews. Also created concepts for graphic packaging. Responsible for managing staff, budgets, deliverables and all forms of marketing from print to web.



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My Gear

  • Canon XA20
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Sennheiser Shotgun Mic
  • Sennheiser Wireless kit


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  • Development
  • Director
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Manager
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  • Shooter
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  • Skype Interviews
  • Storyteller
  • Writing