Summary

Kayla, a Producer, based in Austin, has 2 Producer credits and 2 Field Producer credits, and has been a member since 2016.

Credits

1/18 – 2/19

Producer – Spectrum News - Original Programming Division

Details
1/18 – 2/19

Helped launch start-up documentary division for Austin and San Antonio bureaus. Currently developing and producing award-winning content for Central Texas and Los Angeles markets. Received the Lone Star Regional Emmy Award for the documentary feature I produced and shot (2nd camera) on the opioid epidemic's impact on Central Texas

9/16 – 11/17

Producer The Gate: feature documentary on the Bahai Faith

Reality/Doc (TV) — Media Process Group Details
9/16 – 11/17

Responsible for all on-location advance work; Location scouting, booking interviewees, casting Spanish and English-speaking actors for $1.6 million budgeted feature documentary on the history of the Baha’i Faith. Set up, coordinated and hired crew for major shoots in Spain and Israel.

9/16 – 3/17

Field Producer In The Loop

News (TV) — WYCC PBS Chicago Details
9/16 – 3/17

Researched, developed, pitched, produced and wrote field packages for weekly news and public affairs show. Received 2017 Emmy Nomination for a feature on Bail Reform.

6/15 – 4/16

Field Producer Al Jazeera America

AL Jazeera America — News (TV) — AL JAZEERA AMERICA Details
6/15 – 4/16

Assist in all aspects of newsgathering for National News Broadcasts. Find, Pitch and research story-lines, book interviews, field produce local and national breaking news stories, coordinate Live hits with Network News desk, gather elements and archive for packages, supervise edits and operate camera for additional footage/coverage in the field as needed.

8/13 – 2/15

Director (Exec Produced and Directed Documentary Feature) selectED

Film (Theatrical) — New Chapter Entertainment / Cohootz Films Details
8/13 – 2/15

Responsible for the creation, direction, production, all fieldwork, post-production supervision and subsequent publicity for this independent feature length documentary profiling one of the nation’s most successful public high schools in one of the worst public school systems in America. selectED was nominated from over 1,000 submissions as “One of the top documentary films of the year”, winning the prestigious Gold Award at Atlanta’s 2015 Spotlight Documentary Film Series, and was an official selection for the 2015 Sarasota International Film Festival, 2015 Waterfront Film Festival, and 2015 New York No Limits Film Festival.

2/07 – 7/12

Associate Producer (**AP's at Harpo were technically Segment and Field Producers) – The Oprah Winfrey Show

Details
2/07 – 7/12

Created, facilitated, researched, pitched and produced segments with extensive field production work. Sourced, interviewed and booked guests ensuring adherence to show’s high standards; conducted extensive fact checking and legal assessments to ensure quality and mitigate risk.

1/12 – 4/12

Co-Producer Oprah Prime (Season 2)

OWN — Reality/Doc (TV) — Harpo Studios
1/12 – 4/12
7/11 – 10/11

Co-Producer Oprah Prime (Season 1)

OWN — Reality/Doc (TV) — Harpo Studios
7/11 – 10/11

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