Summary

I'm an entertainment industry enthusiast with highly credible experience in office/set/field production, casting, and talent coordination for primetime talk-shows, reality television, and live events on major networks.

Credits

7/16 – 12/16

Associate Producer (Associate Producer/Segment Director) T.D. Jakes Show 1

OWN — Talk Show (TV) — 44Blue Productions Details
7/16 – 12/16

Booked & pre-interviewed guests for talk-show appearances & MOS shoots, talent for variety acts, briefed guests on content prior to taping, created show element lists, secured trade-out deals/giveaways, attended field shoots as a Segment Director, created B-roll/shot lists, scripted questions & conducted interviews, aided post-production with ingesting footage, grouping sound bites & composing final tape packages. Composed extensive episodic-research packets, compiled show materials for production teams & host, arranged travel & coordinated itineraries, managed releases, cleared & licensed photos/footage/social media elements.

6/16 – 7/16

Production Assistant (Talent/Field Production Assistant) Rob & Chyna 1

E! — Reality/Doc (TV) — Bunim/Murray Productions Details
6/16 – 7/16

Aided entire Production Team on developing reality television storylines & filming during field shoots, personally assisted talent/cast, scouted locations, managed all releases, managed props, field production gear & equipment

6/16 – 6/16

Associate Field Producer Microsoft - Corporate Video

Internet — COLOR creative Details
6/16 – 6/16

Scouted talent for Man-On-The-Street style on-camera interviews, assisted field crew during scripted interviews with booked talent, aided in B-roll shoots by managing releases and all equipment, coordinated & distributed crew itineraries, hauled gear, arranged mobile crafty.

6/16 – 6/16

Talent Assistant (Celebrity Talent Assistant) Match Game 1

ABC — Game Show (TV) — Triple Threat Productions Details
6/16 – 6/16

Assigned by Talent Coordinators to be responsible for several A-list celebrity guests during full production days with an extremely professional & personable manner - greeted talent & PR teams upon their arrival, managed all contracts/releases, assisted in coordinating/distributing celebrities' daily schedules, escorted & catered to every need of assigned celebrities throughout each tape day.

5/16 – 6/16

Casting Assistant (Casting/Production Assistant) Shark Tank 8

ABC — Reality/Doc (TV) — Mark Burnett Productions Details
5/16 – 6/16

Aided Casting Directors during Open Casting Call in audition room & managed the flow of potential guests throughout the entire audition process, conducted brief pre-interviews with selected entrepreneurs, distributed casting/audition forms & managed all releases.

8/15 – 4/16

Production Assistant (Researcher) Dr. Phil 14

CBS — Talk Show (TV) — CBS Television Studios Details
8/15 – 4/16

Season 13 & Season 14 - Assisted production team with overall show development process, acted as “Booker”/Casting Associate by finding potential show stories & initiating/maintaining contact with guests, prepped guests for stage & handled all backstage/set production needs, organized all show materials to be pitched to executive producers, completed extensive research daily, managed guest releases, compiled photos/stills for stage graphics, booked travel for show guests & organized/distributed itineraries, acted as Segment Director Assistant by aiding all on-camera interviews/B-roll/field shoots & writing interview scripts, cut/timecoded B-roll clips for promos, purchased props/wardrobe & styled guests (including complete hair & makeup) for stage, on-camera interviews & field shoots.

8/15 – 3/16

Stand In Dr. Phil

CBS — Talk Show (TV) — CBS Television Studios Details
8/15 – 3/16

Stand-in (on an as needed basis) for booked talk-show guests before their on-camera interviews & b-roll/field shoots to assist Segment Directors & crew members adjust audio, lighting & camera focus.

3/15 – 10/15

Talent Assistant Exclusive Celebrity Events & Buy-Outs

Live Event — Sammy Boy Entertainment Details
3/15 – 10/15

Worked with high-profile/A-list celebrities during exclusive buy-outs and events; covered reception desk in high-traffic venue, promptly managed three phone lines & several e-mail accounts at all times, scheduled & confirmed reservations for exclusive buy-outs & celebrity/televised events, maintained venue appearance, general secretarial duties.

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Education

Class of '14

University of Delaware

Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Class of '14

UCLA - Entertainment (Film & Television) Program

Film & Television Studies
Class of '13

University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh, Scotland

International Film History Program
Class of '13

Trinity College - Dublin, Ireland

International Film History Program
Class of '11

University of South Florida

Mass Communication Studies [GPA: 3.96]

Affiliations

  • Canine Companions for Independence

Skills

  • Ability to navigate/research/brand via all social media outlets
  • Assisting script coverage during taped talk-show interviews
  • Certified Secretary (NJ school districts)
  • Certified Teacher K-12/Special Ed. (NJ school districts)
  • Covering busy reception/office desk in fast paced environments
  • Creating photo/stills list for talk-show graphics & promos
  • Esteemed mass & interpersonal communication (verbal & written)
  • Hair & Makeup (non-union) for talk-show guests taped interviews
  • Handling p-card/expense reports
  • Handling release forms for live television events
  • Managing all releases for talk-show guests (MLA/PAR/SAG-AFTRA)
  • Organizing release forms for audience coordinators
  • Organizing/distributing travel itineraries for talk-show guests
  • Professionally booking/confirming travel arrangements
  • Professionally trained to aid "animal actors" on set
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Mac & PC)
  • Reality television casting via open casting calls & social netwo
  • Stand-in for booked talk-show guests before filming
  • Strong general tech. skills (typing: 80 WPM)
  • Timecoding & labeling b-roll footage
  • Training "animal actors" & assisting talent on set
  • Transcribing & time-stamping field shoot tapes (vault duties)
  • Transcribing documentary/television footage
  • Wardrobe - Styling guests for stage appearances & taped intervie