Dynamic TV and Branded Entertainment Producer with 12+ years of proven success creating content and establishing brand partnerships for top cable networks. Develop and produce original programming and branded content that delivers on national ratings goal


7/13 – 5/16

Manager, Programming & Partnerships

Staff Position — Scripps Networks Interactive Details
7/13 – 5/16

Managed the strategic development and production of original content and branded entertainment across Travel Channel’s primetime programming slate, including concept ideation, activation and crafting of on-air and digital partnership solutions for Fortune 500 brands. Provided producer-level editorial input across multiple network series and tentpole specials.

3/10 – 5/11

Associate Producer

Staff Position — National Geographic Studios Details
3/10 – 5/11

Designed strategy for programming and network branding initiatives in collaboration with network executives, directors, and creative teams. Produced original content and supervised the reversion and repackaging of acquisitions and existing network programming to align with network brand.

6/09 – 3/10

Associate Producer

Staff Position — Smithsonian Channel Details
6/09 – 3/10

Managed post production for original programming and acquisitions for the network. Provided research, analysis, and stock footage selection for various current productions.

7/08 – 9/08

Associate Producer Science of War (Season 1)

American Heroes — TV — Lucky Dog Films Details
7/08 – 9/08

Managed the production crew on field shoots and oversaw schedules and budgets for the series. Researched and developed story ideas based on viewer trends in varied demographic segments. Negotiated and contracted with equipment vendors for television shoots.

6/08 – 7/08

Associate Producer Injustice

Film (Feature-length) — Single Malt Media Details
6/08 – 7/08

Managed the production crew, including production assistants and interns, on film shoots, and ensured budget and schedule adherence. Oversaw research and development to identify key interview subjects for film.

3/06 – 8/07

Production Coordinator (Discovery Channel)

Staff Position — Discovery Communications
3/06 – 8/07
3/07 – 7/07

Production Coordinator Deadliest Catch (Season 3)

Discovery — TV — Original Productions
3/07 – 7/07
3/07 – 6/07

Production Coordinator Raw Nature (Season 1)

Animal Planet — TV — Original Productions
3/07 – 6/07


  • National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS)


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Class of '12

University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Class of '04

The George Washington University

B.A. in Electronic Media


  • Business Development
  • Content Strategy
  • Creative Direction
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling
  • Production
  • Development
  • Content Development
  • Branded Entertainment
  • Innovation
  • Brand partnerships
  • Audience Engagement