Summary

Highly effective television professional skilled in identifying, researching, and developing creative concepts, innovative ideas, and emerging trends; follows-through on projects to successful completion.

Credits

8/15 – 4/16

Development Coordinator – LMNO Productions

Details
8/15 – 4/16

• Spearheaded research for new projects, including trends, events, and character casting. • Successfully sought out talent, lead skype interviews, produced sizzles, broke down formats, prepared polished treatments, and one-sheets. • Created original programming ideas, wrote, developed, and pitched concepts that adhered to network needs. • Provided creative input, notes, and coverage for new material submitted for development consideration and in various stages of development. • Compiled notes, facts, and pertinent information to support executives in preparation for meetings. • Supported development staff with presentation projects while participating and strategized unique concepts for talent, digital, and original content that would appeal to network programming demands. • Wrote correspondence, proofed and edited treatments, and other documents to ensure accuracy and consistency, which allowed for increased department workflow.

6/15 – 7/15

Researcher Venom Hunters (Season 1)

Discovery — Reality/Doc (TV) — Authentic Entertainment Details
6/15 – 7/15

• Responsible for becoming competent in the world of venomous snakes, anti-venom uses, and anti-venom preservation in preparation of creating the show bible. • Provide support to producers by compiling detailed research on numerous private and public shoot locations across the country, along with vaccine scheduling and location research, • Identify and recommend high quality protective snake gear for production crew.

1/14 – 3/15

Talent Coordinator – MTV Networks (Viacom)

Details
1/14 – 3/15

• Cultivated productive relationships with agents, managers, publicists, production companies, and producers to better fulfill the goals and needs of the department. • Provided on-set talent coverage at shoots, and other Viacom events such as Producers’ Forums, and high end affiliate client events for marketing such as Comcast, Hulu, and Netflix. • Participated in development meetings, providing feedback on talent ideas and submissions, and further developed the best ideas by providing additional footage and documents that further sold the concepts. • Oversaw contract administration and cost tracking for talent deals, and pre-negotiated talent fees with representatives expediting document preparations.

8/10 – 1/14

Executive Assistant – MTV Networks (Viacom)

Details
8/10 – 1/14

• Scouted and booked talent for countdown shows such as 100 Sexiest Artists, and 100 Greatest Women in Music, with many of the talent becoming regular show commentators. • Created and maintained accurate up to date talent contact database allowing immediate access to important information. • Oversaw and refined gift giving operations resulting in error free rapid distribution of over 300 gifts annually. • Lead and assisted with departmental projects including managing activities and ensuring documentation standards and overall deadlines are met. • Coordinated and set up of special projects, bookings, and events – as well as managing internal and external requests for these events. • Provided executive support to the department SVP such as handling phones, travel, filing, drafting correspondence, expense reconciliation, and complex meeting coordination.

4/06 – 8/10

Executive Assistant – Tijuana Entertainment

Details
4/06 – 8/10

• Maintained two C- Level Executive calendars, which included a high volume of scheduling and preparation of meetings both internally and externally. • Initiated routine responses and resolved routine inquiries, exercising good judgment to determine which inquiries/issues can be managed without the senior management involvement. • Actively searched for new concepts to bring to the team for consideration, attended pitch meetings, generated internal ideas, proposed new talent, and provided additional creativity to the team. • Provided executive support to other team members.

2/06 – 5/06

Post Production Intern Idlewild

HBO Films — Film (Theatrical) — Mosaic Media Group
2/06 – 5/06

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Education

Class of '05

California State University Northidge

B.A.- Cinema and Television Arts