Summary

I'm a woman that is motivated, efficient and always a team player. I have excellent booking, creative and organizational skills.

Credits

3/20 – Current

Producer

Staff Position — NBC Chicago Today Details
3/20 – Current

Producing weekly Chicago Lifestyle show, booking celebrities and human interest stories, trade-out producer, updating post production task schedule.

9/19 – 2/20

Coordinating Producer My 600-lb Life (Season 8)

TLC — TV — Megalomedia Details
9/19 – 2/20

Health and wellness TLC reality show. Responsible for Communicating and coordinating with talent and production executives. Arranging and overseeing production shoots with cast. Liaison between the field crew and production staff during filming.

8/17 – 9/19

Associate Producer My 600-lb Life (Season 7)

TLC — TV — Megalomedia Details
8/17 – 9/19

Health and wellness TLC reality show. Responsible for maintaining relationships with cast members. Production coordinating field crews each week. Location clearing, budgeting and creating itineraries.

3/14 – 5/17

Senior Associate Producer

Staff Position — Steve Harvey/Deep Dish Productions Details
3/14 – 5/17

Emmy award winning nationally syndicated daytime talk show. Responsible for casting and recruiting guests for shows taped each week. Developing stories with current events and booking experts. Producing segments, preparing and briefing guests on show days.

9/06 – 3/14

Account Executive

Staff Position — Media Distributors Details
9/06 – 3/14

Responsible for development and strengthening relationships with existing 300 accounts in the west coast. Prospecting and securing new business with professional broadcast and media accounts, such as television stations, post production facilities, government agencies, law firms, house of worship and athletic teams. Complex solution sales experience to include prospecting/identifying new business opportunities, consultative/team selling, negotiating/closing sales transactions, territory management, as well selling implementation services. Exceeding sales goals and increasing profit margins in a down economy by 10% year over year. Top Performer in customer appreciation/margin/gross profit. Assisting fellow account executives in closing deals.

9/05 – 5/06

Associate Producer Judge Mathis

TV — Black Pearl Entertainment Details
9/05 – 5/06

Nationally syndicated court television show. Responsibilities include booking cases, taking statements and assisting many producers.

9/02 – 9/03

Associate Producer Jerry Springer

TV — NBC Universal Details
9/02 – 9/03

Nationally syndicated daytime talk show. Responsibilities include acquiring and overseeing guests, budgeting and assisting the producer in preparing a show each week.

Recos

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Jessica Perillo
Segment Producer
Dorothy’s relentless work ethic made her an excellent booker. Being quick witted, Dorothy was often the first on the team to rapidly come up with practical solutions in a pinch. Dorothy was a total team player. It wasn’t odd for her to go above a ...MORE...

Education

Class of '02

Columbia College Chicago

Bachelor of Arts: Writing/Producing in Television

Skills

  • Producing
  • Problem Solving
  • Energetic Leader
  • Excellent Story Booker
  • Impeccable casting skills
  • Powerful communicator
  • Strong motivator