Summary

I bring experience as a writer and editor—interviewing, research, organization and working effectively as a team leader— to producing and writing shows. I have a producer's skill and a journalist's thoroughness for making a show as good as possible.

Credits

4/18 – 12/18

Producer (Producer/Writer "Skyy Unsung") – A. Smith & Co. Productions

Details
4/18 – 12/18

Produce and write show for the award-winning TV-1 series “Unsung.” Researched, scheduled and conducted interviews with talent across the country. Wrote screenplay for shows. Supervised crew on location shoots, editing and voice-over recording. Worked with production team to effectively tell the story.

10/17 – 5/18

Producer (Producer/Writer "Regina Belle Unsung") – A. Smith & Co. Productions

Details
10/17 – 5/18

Produce and write show for the award-winning TV-1 series “Unsung.” Researched, scheduled and conducted interviews with talent across the country. Wrote screenplay for shows. Supervised crew on location shoots, editing and voice-over recording. Worked with production team to effectively tell the story.

4/17 – 10/17

Producer (Producer/Writer "B.B. King Unsung") – A. Smith & Co. Productions

Details
4/17 – 10/17

Produce and write show for the award-winning TV-1 series “Unsung.” Researched, scheduled and conducted interviews with talent across the country. Wrote screenplay for shows. Supervised crew on location shoots, editing and voice-over recording. Worked with production team to effectively tell the story.

Media

  • Unsung BB King

  • Unsung: Regina Belle

Recos

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As the Executive Producer of "Unsung", a long running music documentary series on TV One that has won six NAACP Image Awards, I worked closely with James, who produced and wrote some of our best episodes. James is an excellent producer, well prepare ...MORE...
James was an outstanding producer for the BB King episode of TV One's award-winning biographical documentary series, Unsung. He pulled in great interviews with a sense of follow-up and probing that is rare in the field. His passion and care for the s ...MORE...

Education

Class of '82

City College of New York

Masters
Class of '80

Brooklyn College

Bachelors

Affiliations

  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Skills

  • Editing
  • Field Producing
  • Research
  • organization
  • Interviewing
  • wrangling talent
  • supervising crew
  • writing script
  • Supervising Live Shoots
  • Writing script outline