Summary

Extensive experience in news, documentary and feature production in network and cable television with Al Jazeera America, ESPN, CBS News “60 Minutes,” and BET managing all aspects of production.

Credits

5/16 – 9/16

Producer Explorer (Pilot)

National Geographic — Scripted (TV) — National Geographic Studios Details
5/16 – 9/16

The rebooted Explorer series is an immersive storytelling experience. The show explores distinctive topics through a blend of in-studio and in-the-field segments. Pitched, developed and field produced domestic and international reports lasting 10-12 minutes. Responsible for managing all aspects of production, including directing on-air talent.

11/13 – 3/16

Senior Producer – AL JAZEERA AMERICA

Details
11/13 – 3/16

America Tonight was Al Jazeera America’s flagship TV newsmagazine covering underreported national stories. Researched and developed a series on the civil rights leaders, comparing today's movement to the 1960s. Also produced a series on sexual assault in sports focusing on the case of a college hockey player and hazing incidents by athletes at a high school in California. Acted as a liaison between headquarters in DC and New York field team. Managed assignments for NY staff producing quick turn features.

7/07 – 11/13

Producer – ESPN/E:60

Details
7/07 – 11/13

Worked on all areas of story development and production including: story selection; determining interview subjects; writing questions for interviews; providing background research and reporting; field producing, editing and script writing; and coordinating cross-platform opportunities.  Stories have appeared on Sports Center and ABC Charles Gibson’s “Person of the Week”.

6/06 – 11/06

Co-Producer Dan Rather Reports

HDNet Movies — News (TV) — AXS TV, Mark Cuban's Rebranded HDNet Details
6/06 – 11/06

Co-produced an hour-long episode focusing on the medical marijuana issue in the United States and the scientific advances made in the study of the cannabis plant.

1/06 – 5/06

Executive Producer Jay-Z: Beyond the Music

Corporate — Nu America Agency Details
1/06 – 5/06

Produced a corporate marketing DVD covering the decade long accomplishments of artist/businessman Jay-Z

6/05 – 11/05

Co-Producer Digital Days

Corporate — Associated Press Corporate Communications Details
6/05 – 11/05

Co-produced short-form documentary about the last decade of the Internet.

1/05 – 4/05

Producer Mystery Diagnosis

Discovery — Scripted (TV) — True Entertainment Details
1/05 – 4/05

Produced hour-long episode highlighting the stories of three individuals affected by illness and their journey to a diagnosis.

6/04 – 11/04

Producer All Shades of Fine: BET’s Top 25 Sexiest Males for the Past 25 Years

BET — Scripted (TV) — Blacjac Entertainment Details
6/04 – 11/04

Produced short video segments on each of the 25 honorees.

Media

  • PN-AT-PHILLY PHOTOG-171114

  • PN-AT-YOUNG REVOLUTIONARIES PART 2-250215

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Education

Syracuse University College of Arts & Sciences

Bachelor of Arts