Summary

A.J., a Content Executive, based in Los Angeles, has 1 Network Executive credit, and has been a member since 2016.

Credits

10/12 – 6/16

Network Executive – Syfy Network

Details
10/12 – 6/16

• Developed/Managed partnerships for Unscripted and Scripted long- and short-form projects across a variety of genres/formats – overseeing creative development in pre-production, attending production shoots, providing creative notes in edit-to-delivery. • Current Series and Pilots managed: Face Off (Mission Control Media), Geeks Who Drink (Kinetic Content/CondeNast), The Wil Wheaton Project (Pilgrim Studios), Heroes of Cosplay (51 Minds), Ghost Hunters (Pilgrim Studios), Paranormal Witness (RawTV), Wizard Wars (A. Smith & Co), Joe Rogan Questions Everything (A. Smith & Co), Reactor (Wilshire Studios), Opposite Worlds (3Ball Entertainment), Total Blackout (Fremantle), Ghost Mine (51 Minds), Robot Combat League (Smart Dog Media), Town of the Living Dead (True Entertainment), My Big Fat Geek Wedding (T Group), Naked Vegas (Gurney Productions), Game Face (Mission Control Media), and post-editorial supervision over 11 additional series. • Oversaw a casting database made up of up-and-coming comedians, celebrities, and other talent for future consideration. Specific expertise in Topical/Daily & Comedy Development, having developed dozens of projects in the genre with high-profile auspices. • Negotiated complex third party contracts/agreements and deal structures, managed budgets, and packaged new content. • Responsible for evaluating new project proposals and lead efforts to create/communicate content strategy to third parties. • Championed critical competitive, industry, and audience analysis for strategic internal development efforts, proposing boundary- pushing ideas with an eye towards emerging trends, brand innovation, and sales efforts. • Researched new content opportunities, constructed pitch strategy, and packaged comprehensive business plans for presentation. • Lead project management for content support across Marketing, Social, Digital, Legal, Research, Scheduling, Press, Sales, and Business Affairs. Key player in developing pre-premiere/weekly interactive & social components to drive viewer engagement. • Managed the network’s pitch process, diversity-competitive-greenlight tracking, network status report highlighting all current & development for alternative and scripted. Also managed technical post-production for all programming.

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Education

Class of '12

Fordham Graduate School of Business

MBA
Class of '08

Rutgers University

MA

Affiliations

  • Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  • Hollywood Diversity Association
  • NAMIC