Summary

• Thirteen years of professional experience in TV program development and news production. • Casted and developed Emmy nominated series Alaska: The Last Frontier for Discovery Channel. • Emmy Nominated News Producer.

Credits

10/09 – 8/16

Director of Development (Previously Development Producer, AP, Coordinator) – Discovery Studios

Details
10/09 – 8/16

• Produce, direct, and shoot sizzle reels, along with write treatments for one-­of-­a-­kind show ideas with the integrity and wow-­factor ideal for today’s cable landscape. • Discover and cast talent in all genres including survival, crime, adventure, science, history, lifestyle and medical. • Pitch stellar original concepts to network executives. • Manage multiple projects simultaneously. • Supervise staff including field crews, APs, PAs, editors, writers, researchers and interns. • Manage relationships with external producers and evaluate their pitches. • Mentor numerous future talents including Discovery employees, former interns, and students.

1/08 – 10/09

Special Projects Manager – WJZ TV 13 News

Details
1/08 – 10/09

• Managed department that produces special reports and high-­profile interviews that enhance station’s brand. • Field produced shoots and large-­scale events including the 2009 Presidential Inauguration. • Chief station liaison and media outreach coordinator with CBS affiliates and media companies nationwide. • Directed and supervised production teams including writers, editors, web designers and graphic artists. • 2008 Emmy Awards Nominee in the category Continuing Coverage. • 2008 Associated Press Award for Continuing Coverage.

8/04 – 1/09

News Producer – WBZ-TV

Details
8/04 – 1/09

• Produced compelling newscasts with breaking news and live elements. • Field produced live broadcast events including the Boston Marathon and Boston’s July Fourth Concert.

11/03 – 7/04

News Producer – WGGB-TV

Details
11/03 – 7/04

• Effectively and creatively solo produced station's top-­rated newscast.

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Education

Syracuse University - SI Newhouse School of Public Communications

B.A. Broadcast Journalism and Spanish

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Eloquent Storyteller
  • Expert Interviewer
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Social Networking
  • Spanish
  • Videography
  • Wordsmith