Okhela, a Production Associate, based in New York, has 2 Production Assistant credits and 1 Production Associate credit, and has been a member since 2014.


3/16 – 4/16


BET — Live / Special Event (TV) Details
3/16 – 4/16

Idea generation, show concept and one sheet creation for five(5) shows. Talent management including casting and talent prep. Synopsis writing.

9/15 – 4/16

Production Assistant (Creative) Black and Sexy TV

BET — Scripted (TV) Details
9/15 – 4/16

Created rundown summaries. Selected music using Jingle Punks. Publishing/licensing via Rapid Cue. Voice over for teasers and teaser creation. Observe editing sessions. Actively participate in pitch meetings. Rundown TRT via Avid.

1/16 – 2/16

Production Associate (Creative) Mardi Gras Special

BET — Live / Special Event (TV) Details
1/16 – 2/16

Produced historical segment. Researched subject topic, developed story content and booked talent. Created teases. Prepared images, music and video for production.

12/15 – 12/15

Set Designer Get Cozy with Zoe

BET — Scripted (TV) Details
12/15 – 12/15

Created set design, scouted location and built concept. Prepared estimate and manage set budget.

11/15 – 11/15

Set Designer Being Mary Jane - The Real Talk Back

BET — Reality/Doc (TV) Details
11/15 – 11/15

Created set design, scouted location and built concept. Field produced week long shoot.

4/15 – 8/15

Production Coordinator BET Awards The After Party Live

BET — Live / Special Event (TV) — BET Networks Details
4/15 – 8/15

• Managed 6 set and office PA. • Created and managed call sheet, contact sheets, schedules, purchast order (PO) process and petty cash reconciliation. • Managed vendor process including researching and hiring vendors, invoice process and ensuring timely payment. • Liaised with legal, finance, creative teams, vendors, talent and potential clients. • Managed the workflow process including pre-production, production and post production. • Worked closely with creative by managing feedback, including post mortum notes and implemntation. • Revised process to ensure projects remained in scope and quality was upheld. • Booked domestic travel for talent, creative senior management and key production hires. • Briefed and managed production teams. • Worked with Finance and Legal teams to prepare and process talent & location agreements. • Oversaw crafty services run, setup, catering and offsite office set up. • Created all the excel summaries used in logistic’s teams expense management.

2/15 – 3/15

Set Production Assistant Black Girls Rock!

BET — Award (TV) — BET Networks Details
2/15 – 3/15

Managed all executive producers’ request as key point person on lead up and show day. Managed craft services, catering, runner PA and signage. Assisted with set up and striking of production office (PO) and set.

12/14 – 2/15

Line Producer Face of Darkness

Film (Theatrical) Details
12/14 – 2/15

Created a budget for $850K for documentary film


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Class of '13

New York Film Academy

Hi Def Digital Film
Class of '05

Pace University


My Gear

  • Adventure Rig Kit for Blackmagic Cinema Camera
  • Blackmagic Cinema Camera
  • Camera Crane with Jib
  • Camera Tripod w/ Dolly and Track
  • Matte Box
  • Pro Cage Dovetail Shoulder Mount
  • reflector system kit


  • National Association of Minorities in Communications
  • New York Women In Film


  • Black Magic Camera
  • Deal Maker
  • Drivers License
  • Final Cut Pro
  • French
  • Mac Software
  • MS Excel
  • MS Powerpoint
  • MS Word