Summary

Accomplished professional with solid and progressive work experience in various facets of the television and film industry. Consistently tasked with new roles of increased responsibility due to expanding business and marketing expertise.

Credits

1/03 – 8/06

Executive Assistant (Assistant to EVP Karen Glass) – Walt Disney Pictures

Details
1/03 – 8/06

Reviewed books, scripts, articles, and news stories submitted to the Walt Disney Company for development. Assisted in planning and implementing a high volume production slate. Managed relationships between studio executives and A-list talent, including writers, producers, directors, and actors.

2/01 – 10/01

Story Editor Big Brother 2

CBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — Arnold Shapiro Productions Details
2/01 – 10/01

Communicated between production and marketing departments for on-air spots. Developed a daily story hot sheet for distribution to the entire production crew and CBS staff. Contributed creative content for storylines to segment producers and editors. Maintained responsibility for running the control room throughout run of show.

10/95 – 2/00

Assistant to Producer (Assistant to Tom Jacobson) Mission to Mars

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures — Film (Theatrical) — The Jacobson Company Details
10/95 – 2/00

Wrote script coverage and story notes for in-house feature film development projects, participated in project development meetings with writers and producers, tracked upcoming materials that were slated for release into the marketplace from literary agencies and management production companies, evaluated books, scripts, articles, and news stories as potential development projects.

9/99 – 12/99

Assistant Mission to Mars

Touchstone Pictures — Film (Theatrical) — The Jacobson Company
9/99 – 12/99
6/98 – 9/98

Assistant to Producer (Assistant to Tom Jacobson) Mighty Joe Young

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures — Film (Theatrical) — The Jacobson Company Details
6/98 – 9/98

Wrote script coverage and story notes for in-house feature film development projects, participated in project development meetings with writers and producers, tracked upcoming materials that were slated for release into the marketplace from literary agencies and management production companies, evaluated books, scripts, articles, and news stories as potential development projects.

6/91 – 9/91

Production Assistant (Production Intern) Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Paramount Pictures — Film (Theatrical) — Ralph Winter Productions
6/91 – 9/91
12/89 – 3/90

Production Associate Live The World's Greatest Stunts

FOX — Live / Special Event (TV) — GRB Entertainment, Inc.
12/89 – 3/90

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Education

University of Southern California

MFA, Peter Stark Motion Picture Producing Program

University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature & Creative Writing

Walt Disney Studios

Walt Disney Studios Feature Film Writing Fellow

My Gear

  • Final Draft
  • Laptop

Affiliations

  • WGA

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Analytics
  • Broadcast
  • Business Communications
  • Camera
  • Comedy
  • Content production
  • Content Production
  • Corporate Branding
  • Corporate Budgeting
  • Corporate Communications
  • Corporate Promotions
  • Creative Content Production
  • Creative Direction
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Creative Services
  • Creative Work
  • Creative Writer
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Media
  • Entertainment
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Feature Films
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Marketing Communications
  • Online Marketing
  • Post Production
  • Pre-production
  • Promotions
  • Reality
  • Retail Branding
  • Sales Operations
  • Screenwriting
  • Script Coverage
  • SEO
  • SEO copywriting
  • Short Films
  • Short Stories
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Story Editing
  • Storytelling
  • Studio
  • Television
  • Trade Marketing
  • Trade Promotions
  • Versatile Writer
  • Video
  • Video Production