Summary

I've worked in many areas of television including development, casting, and production. I have measurable results in meeting multiple daily deadlines and finding creative solutions to challenges.

Credits

6/17 – Current

Casting Producer Tiny House Hunters 5

HGTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Pie Town Productions
6/17 – Current
3/17 – 6/17

Casting Associate Producer Kids Baking Championship 4

FOOD — Reality/Doc (TV) — Sonic Dog Productions
3/17 – 6/17
5/16 – 2/17

Development Manager – PopSugar Studios

Details
5/16 – 2/17

Researched, wrote, and produced ideas and stories for linear networks, OTT platforms, and online video. Developed video concepts with unique, highly shareable angles relevant to POPSUGAR's audience. Managed key tracking documents used by all departments (Studios/Editorial/Production/Sales/Marketing) to track the development and production process. Observed and anticipated trending topics and pitched timely, shareable hooks around those trends. Scouted talent across POPSUGAR’s verticals to maintain an ongoing database of emerging influencers and brand ambassadors. Oversaw contract negotiations and talent agreements for development deals and upcoming series. Delivered multiple projects on fast-paced timelines.

1/15 – 5/16

Development Coordinator – 51 Minds Entertainment

Details
1/15 – 5/16

Managed creative development slate producing weekly updates for external and internal meetings. Researched and prepared creative materials, decks, and show treatments on Photoshop and Keynote for upcoming development projects. Compiled notes during all meetings and tracked follow up items for development team. Engaged and outreached daily with potential talent via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and various industry websites. Processed executive approvals for all submitted invoices. Negotiated and secured venues and vendors for development shoots

10/14 – 12/14

Story Associate Producer Sisterhood of Hip Hop

OXYGN — Reality/Doc (TV) — 51 Minds Entertainment Details
10/14 – 12/14

Assisted EPs and Producers with story and creative for multiple projects. Completed storyboards and created hot sheets for current projects in development and production.

8/14 – 10/14

Story Associate Producer T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle

VH1 — Reality/Doc (TV) — 51 Minds Entertainment Details
8/14 – 10/14

Assisted EPs and Producers with story and creative for multiple projects. Completed storyboards and created hot sheets for current projects in development and production.

4/14 – 8/14

Story Associate Producer Follow The Rules

MTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — 51 Minds Entertainment Details
4/14 – 8/14

Assisted EPs and Producers with story and creative for multiple projects. Completed storyboards and created hot sheets for current projects in development and production.

10/13 – 4/14

Development Coordinator – National Geographic Studios

Details
10/13 – 4/14

Scheduled meetings, managed expenses, and coordinated domestic and international travel for SVP, VP, Director of Development, and Executive Producers. Helped facilitate press events (panels, screenings, and premieres), press check-in, and talent. Managed and tracked projects from conception and pitch through production. Gathered all submitted materials after pitch meetings, filed, and inputted into database through FileMaker Pro. Reviewed all materials, drafts, cuts, and organized internal team notes. Coordinated internal development meetings, agendas, and follow up items for West and East coast offices.

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Costas Nicolas
Casting Producer
Ale is a great team player. She has strong outreach skills, very easy to work with, has great energy and is a hard worker. I'd be happy to work with Ale again and highly recommend her to any team! ...MORE...

Education

Class of '11

The University of Texas at Austin

B.A./MAJOR IN HISTORY | MINOR IN BUSINESS
Class of '11

The University of Texas at Austin

B.S./MAJOR IN RADIO-TELEVISION-FILM

Skills

  • FileMaker Pro
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Keynote
  • Microsoft Office
  • Online Video Production
  • Photoshop
  • Reality Casting
  • Social Media
  • Television Development
  • Television Production