Summary

Allen Huntspon is a 2x Peabody award-winning journalist who is known for his work as a producer and creative strategist. He has comprehensive production, marketing, and advertising experience, and has worked with CNN, YouTube Originals, VICE, ATTN:, & BET

Credits

10/19 – Current

Development Exec.

Staff Position — One Story Media Group Details
10/19 – Current

• CEO & Co-Founder at One Story Media Group. OSMG is a Television Development and Creative Consulting company. Our team develops and sells culturally relevant content that explore, inform, entertain, and confront a wide variety of issues around the world. We advise clients and execute their needs in a variety of areas, including unscripted television development, advertising, production, post-production, talent management, crisis management, consulting for storytelling, and strategy for accurate representation on and off-screen. • One Story Media Group served as creative consultant for Republic Records employee-led PSA pushing Americans to vote in the 2020 election

9/21 – 12/21

Supervising Producer Bear Witness Take Action 3 (Season 3)

YouTube — TV Details
9/21 – 12/21

Partnered with Hoorae Media & Fly On The Wall Entertainment to Supervise one of six pilot episodes of "Bear Witness, Take Action 3" - a series of specials stemming from the creative vision of the most influential Black Creators on YouTube.

9/17 – 3/20

Sr. Creative Producer

Staff Position — ATTN Inc Details
9/17 – 3/20

• Sold over $1 million worth of high-level concepts to several major brands in 2019, including Amazon, Universal Pictures and Microsoft. • Earned Streamy Brand-Award nomination for co-branded docu-series entitled, Finding Home • Served as Director, creative strategist and story producer of original content for brand partners. • Oversaw and ensured creative cohesion of high-level campaigns from ideation to post-production. • Digested requests for proposals and pitched high-level concepts to major brands. • Assigned clients included, but were not limited, to: Amazon, Alzheimer’s Association, CAA, Lyft, Universal Pictures, and Zillow. • Co-directed 8-part award-nominated Facebook Watch series for client partner Zillow.

11/16 – 1/17

Field Producer VICELAND

Vice Media — TV — VICE Media Details
11/16 – 1/17

*Marketing Department • Leads production as Director-Field producer and executes creative from development to post-production for the television channel’s premiere Marketing department. • Casts guests and conducts interviews on-set. • Manages budget and expenses for direct reports during travel for shoots. • Led one week shoot as director-producer across 5 states. Casted a dozen guests. Managed travel expenses for production crew.

11/16 – 11/16

Field Producer BET News

BET — Live/Special Event — BET Productions Details
11/16 – 11/16

• Produced stories for BET’s two to three hour live, in-studio show, ‘BET News Presents Battleground 2016: The Presidential Election’, discussing the final hours of the Presidential campaign and the initial hours of the newly-elected Commander-in-Chief with host Marc Lamont Hill.

5/16 – 6/16

Field Producer Gaycation (Season 2)

Vice Media — TV — VICE Media Details
5/16 – 6/16

• Field produced and co-directed Viceland primetime show Gaycation with hosts Ellen Page and Ian Daniel. • Led guest booking for portion of the show and the production and management of talent in the field.

3/16 – 6/16

Producer VICELAND

Vice Media — TV — VICE Media Details
3/16 – 6/16

*VICE Labs • Managed and produced behind-the-scenes promos/interstitials of Viceland’s primetime shows. • Spearheaded production of weekly deliverables, managed direct reports, and directed on set. • Operated as lead producer in the field and created brand-defining content for shows. • Ran point on approved creative and saw segments through from development to post-production.

10/15 – 3/16

Producer (Writer/Producer) CBS46

CBS — TV — VICE Media Details
10/15 – 3/16

• Wrote day-of-air anchor scripts for primetime broadcast. • Field produced day-of-air stories specifically for main anchor Sharon Reed • Field producer of Emmy Award-winning story entitled, “Death Among Us.” • Led guest booking of a special town hall on gun violence, which aired during a primetime broadcast.

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Education

Morehouse College

Bachelors, Social Sciences