Summary

Alexandria Fontanez is a Production Coordinator at A+E Networks, a freelance Producer and a Career Mentor based in New York City.

Credits

8/16 – Current

Production Coordinator A+E Television Networks

A&E — Reality/Doc (TV) — A+E Networks Details
8/16 – Current

Manage the execution of co-branded promo production for the A&E brand. Liaise with production, ad sales, programming, and marketing departments to obtain materials for concept development/out of house editing. Production manage shoots with external production companies, occasionally produce internal shoots. Oversee and troubleshoot post-production issues to ensure spots are correct and on-brand. Create links for spot approvals, QC links, pull clips for spots, order screeners, and schedule VO sessions weekly. Schedule in-house edit room for both day and night shifts. Perform QA checks on A&E graphics packages.  Track and maintain all A&E partnership project budgets, ensuring invoices are processed in a timely manner. Actively communicate with ad sales department, ensuing timely delivery of sponsor elements. Create weekly status/priority reports for team meetings. Assist in securing potential talent for pitch concepts. Process legal agreements with vendors, updating production documents and maintaining the digital archive of final spots. Contribute to RFP ideation for Upfront & Scatter sponsorships.

8/15 – 7/16

Executive Assistant EA to Chief Creative Officer, International

Corporate — A+E Television Networks Details
8/15 – 7/16

Supported London-based Chief Creative Officer of International and VP of Brand Strategy. Coordinated extensive international/domestic travel arrangements and prepared detailed itineraries for trips. Managed expense report submission and follow-up on a weekly basis. Maintained calendars and coordinated meetings, ensuring agendas and necessary documents were prepared. Acted as liaison between internal/external contacts, maintaining positive and timely communication.

3/15 – 8/15

International Content Sales Coordinator A+E International

Corporate — A+E Television Networks Details
3/15 – 8/15

Acted as liaison between internal/external contacts, maintaining positive and timely communication. Drafted and updated program license deal memos and amendments based on negotiated deal points. Provided administrative support to 2 Sales Executives as well as backup assistance to the EVP of International. Coordinated Executives’ domestic and international travel arrangements. Submitted licensable program rights checks, pulled program sales summaries via an internal database, and confirmed content availability. Aggregated marketing materials and screeners for clients. Routinely performed client management, conducting follow up on behalf of executives and maintaining positive client relationships. Assisted with sales market prep - coordinated client meetings, prepared corresponding pitch documents, media.

9/14 – 12/14

MTV2 Post-Production Intern MTV2 and mtvU

MTV2 — Reality/Doc (TV) — MTV Networks (Viacom)
9/14 – 12/14
6/14 – 8/14

Executive Distribution Intern A+E Domestic Distribution Team

Corporate — A+E Television Networks
6/14 – 8/14
6/13 – 8/13

Intern Broadband Short Form Team

Corporate — A+E Television Networks
6/13 – 8/13

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Education

Class of '14

SUNY New Paltz

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Production

My Gear

  • Macbook Pro

Affiliations

  • NAMIC
  • New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT)
  • Student Member - PGA East

Skills

  • Spanish
  • French
  • AVID Media Composer
  • Digital Media
  • Video Editing
  • Production
  • Event Planning
  • Public Speaking
  • Production Management
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe CC
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Content Sales